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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Albumin

Synonyms

Albumin

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

2 mL whole blood

Volume and Container

5 mL light green top tube (lithium heparin); light green cap microtainer acceptable

Storage and Transport

 

Critical Values

<= 1.7 gm/dL

Causes for Rejection

Wrong container; improper labeling; insufficient volume

Turn Around Time

Routine: 2-4 hrs.;

Urgent/Emergent: 1 hr.

Availability

 

CPT / HCPCS Code

82040

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

17,219,363

Last Updated

10/07/2003 10:59:27

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

1 full light green cap microtainer

Indications

Nutritional status

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Core Laboratory,  BI-2023, 706-721-2120;  Cancer Center Laboratory, AM-2610, 706-721-1739

Schedule

Core Laboratory  24/7/365;  Cancer Center Laboratory 8AM-5PM Mon-Fri

Request Form

Frequently Requested Tests requisition. Indicate medical necessity.

Methodology

Advia 1800

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

3.2 - 4.8 gm/dL

Limitations and Contraindications

Low reportable limit: < 0.6 gm/dL

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Albumin or Albumin Level

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir