Mnemonic: ALBUM
Container: Plasma Separator
Alternative Container: Serum, Serum Separator
Handling: Centrifuge within 4 hrs of collection
Methodology: Methodology: Spectrophotometry
Reported: Routine 4 hr, STAT 1hr
CPT: 82040
Department: Main Lab
Preferred Volume: 1.0 ml heparinized plasmaor serum
Minimum Volume: 0.5 ML
Stability: 7 days refrigerated; 4 mos. frozen
Performed: DAILY
Units: g/dl
Reference Range: 3.2-5.2 g/dl
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