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Alias Names: Alb
Methodology: Colorimetry/BCP
Edit Date: 5/15/2006
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested.
CPT Code: 82040
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: 4 mL green top tube (heparin) or 4.5 mL light green plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge SST or PST and transport in original tube. Centrifuge green top (heparin) tube, separate plasma from cells and pour into a plastic vial for transport.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.

3.5-5.0 g/dL

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