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Blood Sciences

Blood Test Information

minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Tube type: SST

Other acceptable tube types
Lithium heparin (pale green)

Special instructions

Reference Range
<1 year: 30 - 45
1+ years: 35 - 50

Time limit for add on
3 days post collection


Linked to
LFT and Calcium Group

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Main protein in blood. Elevation can be caused by venous stasis during blood collection. Low albumin may result from GI or renal loss, or reduced synthesis, as in liver disease


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