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PREALBUMIN (PAB), SERUM

Test Code PRE 
Test PREALBUMIN (PAB), SERUM 
Methodology Turbidimetric Immunoassay 
Description Useful for assessing nutritional status, especially in monitoring the response to nutritional support in the acutely ill patient. 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down, and send 0.5 mL (minimum volume: 0.3 mL) of serum refrigerated. 
Reference Values 15 - 40 mg/dL 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 84134