Retinol-binding protein

Alphabetical Test listing

Retinol-binding protein-994

  
Retinol-binding protein
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
RbP
  

Serum concentrations reflect the synthesis capacity of the liver and may indicate early malnutrition, acute and chronic hepatic disease, advanced chronic renal insufficiency, and cystic fibrosis. Assess nephritic syndrome and protein-losing enteropathy. Due to the short half-life of approximately 12 hours, RBP may be suitable for monitoring the nutritional status and efficacy of parenteral nutrition.

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.4 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Heparin plasma
  

Red serum vial/tube - 5 mL

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Spin and separate

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

  
  • Gross lipemia that cannot be clarified by ultracentrifugation
  • Heat-inactivated samples
  
LabCorp Burlington (123060): R-NX
  
Mo, Tu, Th
  
1 - 6 days
  

Immunologic

  

0 - 12 yrs:   1.2 - 4.6 mg/dL
13 - 60 yrs:  1.6 - 6.1 mg/dL
61 - 80 yrs:  1.8 - 6.1 mg/dL
>80 years:   1.6 - 6.1 mg/dL

  
83883
  
No
  
Result 1836-6
  
05/23/2019
  
05/23/2019