Test ID: ALB
CPT code: 82040
Specimen Type: Gel clot
Frequency: Setup: daily; TAT <24 hours Instructions: Serum (red or sst) or Plasma (Green PST) 0.5mL minimum.
Text: Evaluate nutritional status, blood oncotic pressure, liver disease,
renal disease with proteinuria, and other chronic illnesses.
Hypoalbuminemia relates to increased mortality risk.