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Albumin - Serum

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/serum separator tube/gold top/red top/royal blue top
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator bullet/red top
Stability

Unspun:
Spun:

3 days
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerator: 1month
Frozen: 1 year

Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
  STAT: YES
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: 3.5-5.0 g/dL
 Comments:    
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, aliquot, refrigerate

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on December 11, 2017

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

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