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Albumin, Body Fluid

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ALBB
Test group Albumin
Performed by Parnassus & Mission Bay Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Method Spectrophotometric (bromcresol purple)
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type Red top or clean container
Amount to Collect 5 mL fluid
Sample type Body fluid
Preferred volume 0.3 mL fluid
Min. Volume 0.2 mL fluid
Units g/dL
Normal range
Stability Room temperature 8 hours, refrigerated 2 days, frozen at -20C 1 week
Turn around times 4 hours
CPT coding 82042
LOINC code 1747-5
Last Updated 1/28/2015 9:36:29 AM
Entry Number 15
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