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