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Epic Test Name ALBUMIN
Components
Synonyms ALB
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: Green / Yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED or K2 - EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Colormetric-BCG
Reference Range Adults 3.5-5.2 g/dL, 0-4 days 2.8-4.4 g/dL, 4 days-14 years 3.8-5.4 g/dL, 14-18 years 3.2-4.5 g/dL
CPT Code(s) 82040
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine <less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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