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Albumin

Mint Green Top Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB45
EPIC Order
  ALBUMIN
CPT Code(s)   82040
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/ Li heparin plasma separator tube / mint green top
  micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top
Stability

Unspun:  3 days
Spun/Separated, Room temperature: 7 days
Spun/Separated, Refrigerator: 1month
Spun/Separated, Frozen: 1 year

Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: 3.4-5.0 g/dL
 Comments:    

Reviewed by christopher parker on December 16, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514