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Test Code ALB ALBUMIN

Additional Codes

Primary ID Epic Code Mayo Access ID
ALB LAB45 FAH4973

 

Specimen Information

Container Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol Min Vol Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 7 days
Lithium Heparin (Green Top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 7 days
*Green Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL     7 days

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Hemolysis can affect the results.  Please submit non-hemolyzed samples.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description                                                           

CPT Code
Albumin 82040

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

Age Sex

Physiological
Status

Low High Units
0 - 8 days Male   2.3 3.8 g/dL
8 days - 1 month Male   2.0 4.5 g/dL
1  - 3 months Male   2.0 4.8 g/dL
3 - 6 months Male   2.1 4.9 g/dL
6 months - 1 year Male   2.1 4.7 g/dL
1 - 4 years Male   3.4 4.2 g/dL
4 - 7 years Male   3.5 5.2 g/dL
7 - 10 years Male   3.7 5.6 g/dL
10 - 18 years Male   3.7 5.6 g/dL

≥18 years

Male   3.4 4.9 g/dL
0 - 8 days Female   1.8 3.9 g/dL
8 days - 1 month Female   1.8 4.4 g/dL
1  - 3 months Female   1.9 4.2 g/dL
3 - 6 months Female   2.2 4.4 g/dL
6 months - 1 year Female   2.2 4.7 g/dL
1 - 4 years Female   3.4 4.2 g/dL
4 - 7 years Female   3.5 5.2 g/dL
7 - 10 years Female   3.7 5.6 g/dL
10 - 18 years Female   3.7 5.6 g/dL
≥18 years Female   3.4 4.9 g/dL

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Order Code LOINC

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
ALB Albumin 1751-7

 

Result Code LOINC(s)

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
ALB Albumin 1751-7