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1 mL serum
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 4 months
Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic
|Quest Diagnostics - West Region|
Set up: Tues-Sat 1st shift (cutoff 6 a.m.); Report avilable: 3 days
|≤5 Days||6-21 mg/dL|
|6 Days-12 Months||Not established|
|1-5 Years||14-30 mg/dL|
|6-9 Years||15-33 mg/dL|
|10-13 Years||20-36 mg/dL|
|14-17 Years||22-45 mg/dL|
|Adult Males||21-43 mg/dL|
|Adult Females||17-34 mg/dL|
Prealbumin is decreased in protein-calorie malnutrition, liver 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.
Transthyretin, Thyroxine Binding Prealbumin
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|Result Name||LOINC Code||Component Name|
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