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Prealbumin

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code PAB
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Monday-Friday (day shift)
Method Rate nephlometry
Container type Gold top or Light Green top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum or heparinized plasma
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum or plasma
Min. Volume 0.3 mL serum or plasma
UCSF Rejection Criteria Lipemic samples
Processing notes Refrigerate
Units mg/dL
Normal range 20-37 mg/dL
Turn around times 1-3 days
Additional information Lipemia interferes with the assay. Newborn infants may have levels as low as 2 mg/dL.
LOINC code 46130-1
Last Updated 1/30/2013 11:43:26 AM
Entry Number 777
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