Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Serum Albumin

1.      Serum Albumin


Albumin is quantitatively the most important serum protein synthesized by liver.



Marker of disorders of protein metabolism (e.g. nutritional, decreased synthesis increased loss).


Normal range

3.5 – 5.0 mg/dL


Increased in

Dehydration (relative increase); LV albumin infusion


Decreased in

Same as for total serum proteins.

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