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4847: Prealbumin Print View
Prealbumin   view ref range  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 4 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Prealbumin is decreased in protein-calorie malnutrition, liver disease disease, and acute inflammation. It may be used as an indicator of nutritional requirements and response to therapy during total parenteral nutrition and as a biochemical marker of nutritional adequacy in premature infants.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84134

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Grossly hemolysis, grossly lipemic
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Methodology: Immunoturbidimetric Assay






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