Albumin, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: ALB
POE DESCRIPTION: ALBUMIN
CPT CODE: 82040
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: 0-3 years: 2.9-5.5 g/dL, 3 years to adult: 3.5-5.0 g/dL