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  • Albumin

    Test Name:Albumin
    Epic Order Code:LAB45  
    CPT Code:82040  
    Specimen(s) Type:Plasma or Serum
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
    Turn Around Time:STAT: 1 hour 
     Routine: 2 hours 
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove plasma/serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 24 hours.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:0 - 5 days:2.8 - 4.4 g/dL 
     5 days-14 yrs:3.8 - 5.4 g/dL 
     14 - 18 yrs:3.2 - 4.5 g/dL 
     >18 yrs:3.5 - 5.5 g/dL 
    Additional Information:Test included in CMP, Hepatic Panel and Renal Panel