Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Albumin, Plasma

Test Name: Albumin, Plasma
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 4.5 mL Green (Lithium Heparin) top Vacutainer

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: Green top Microtainer (BD 365985)
2-10 yrs: 3 mL Green top
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.

Minimum volume required for a pediatric sample is 0.2 mL.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 hours
Stat
1 hour
 
Reference Range: 
0-4 days:
28-44 g/L
5 days-14 years:
38-54 g/L
15 years-18 years:
32-45 g/L
>18 years:
35-52 g/L
Effective Date: 2008-11-15
Revised Date: 2014-02-25
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Colorimetric endpoint (BCG)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
ALB
 
Referred To:  

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