Albumin Blood Serum Level
Also known as: albumin blood test.
What is albumin blood serum level?
Albumin is a protein produced by the liver that circulated in the blood. An albumin blood serum level is a common blood test that determines the levels of albumin in the blood. It’s useful for diagnosing a number of medical conditions, including liver and kidney diseases and in some cases nutritional status.
What happens during the procedure?
A routine blood draw is required in order to begin the albumin blood serum level test. The blood sample is then
taken to a laboratory for testing and analysis.
Is any special preparation needed?
No special preparation is required.
What are the risk factors?
Local bleeding or trauma at the site where the blood is draw and infection are the main risks factors.
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Reviewed by: Steven J. Melnick, PhD, MD
This page was last updated on: 5/3/2018 2:12:37 PM
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