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Sample Type: SERUM
Method: BROMOCRESOL PURPLE
Albumin is a type of protein made by the liver and present in the blood. This test may be ordered to screen for and to help diagnose liver disease, kidney disease, or to assess nutrition status. It may be ordered when you have unintended weight loss, symptoms associated with poor nutrition, swelling of the legs and face, or before surgery.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking