Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Overnight fasting is preferred. Ship refrigerated or frozen
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 72 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 6 month
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: Albumin is synthesised in the liver and is thought to be a negative acute phase protein. It maintains osmotic pressure, microvascular integrity & inflammatory pathway. Decreased levels are seen in chronic debilitating diseases, liver disease, malnutrition etc. Increased albumin level is only seen during dehydration.
Specialty: Physician, Nephrologist, Gastroenterologist
Disease: Disorders of Liver & Kidney
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Overnight fasting is preferred.