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Test Information

PREALBUMIN (9628)

CPT Code:

84134

Specimen Requirements:

1 mL refrigerated serum (0.5 mL minimum). Draw specimen in a barrier tube. Spin and separate the serum as soon as possible after clot formation (prefer within 45 minutes after collection). Be sure barrier forms a complete separation between serum and cells.

Stability:

3 Days at 1-8 degrees C 2 Months, frozen

Minimum Collection Volume:

0.5 mL serum

Methodology:

Turbidimetric

Transport Temperature:

Refrigerated

Container Type:

Serum: Barrier or plain red-top tube, be sure serum is separated from cells within 45 minutes.

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