Albumin-17

Test info

  
Albumin
  
17
  
82040.0
  
ALB
  

Assessing nutritional status

Specimen

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Bromcresol Green - Photometric

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

0 - 4 days:   2.8 - 4.4 g/dL
4d - 14 yrs:  3.8 - 5.4 g/dL
14 - 18 yrs:  3.2 - 4.5 g/dL
18 - 60 yrs:  3.5 - 5.2 g/dL
60 - 90 yrs:  3.2 - 4.6 g/dL
>90 yrs:       2.9 - 4.5 g/dL

Billing

  
82040

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
02/11/2020
  
02/07/2020