Prealbumin

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: PREALB
POE DESCRIPTION: PREALBUMIN; PREALB
DAYS PERFORMED:

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

8 hours

CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube - 4 mL and SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Gross Hemolysis, Grossly lipemic

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: 18-45 mg/dL
METHODOLOGY:

Immunoturbidimetric