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Albumin, Serum

Mnemonic:    [ALB]
Name:    Albumin, Serum
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    < 60 years: 3.5 - 5.0 g/dL
 60+ years: 3.3 - 5.0 g/dL
  Method:    Dye Binding- BCG