Serum albumin measurements are used in the diagnosis of numerous diseases. Elevated serum albumin levels are usually the result of dehydration.
Decreased serum albumin levels are found in a number of conditions, including kidney/liver disease, infections, severe burns and cancer.
Type: Peripheral blood
- Serum, gel
- Plasma, gel
Sample Volume: 0.5mL serum; sshueparate serum or plasma from cells within two hours of collection.
- Ambient: 7 days
- Refrigerated: 30 days
UFHPL Test #: 20015