Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Albumin

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.2 ml blood in mint green or red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hrRoutine: 2-4 hrs

Special Instructions
Green top tube acceptable for STATS

Methodology
Vitros Colorimetric

Ranges
Age Dependent: 0-2mos = 2.0-5.3 g/dL 2mos-1yrs = 2.7-5.6 g/dL 1-12yrs = 2.9-5.1 g/dL >12yrs = 3.0-5.1 g/dL

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