Test Name: Prealbumin
Health Link Test Code: XPRALB
LIS Test Code: PREALB
CPT Code(s): 84134
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Collection Container: Red cap with yellow ring (SST)
Also Acceptable: Red top
Collection Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.4 mL
Sample Analyzed: Serum
Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 mL
Centrifuge. If a complete barrier has not formed, transfer cell-free plasma/serum to plastic vial within 2 hours of collection. Refrigerate.
Transport entire specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
|15 days-1 year||5.0-24.0|
|19 years and up||17.8-36.4|
Interpretation Type: Reference Interval
This protein is also known as transthyretin.