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Also known as: ALB
Formal name: Albumin

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NOTE: This article is based on research that utilizes the sources cited here as well as the collective experience of the Lab Tests Online Editorial Review Board. This article is periodically reviewed by the Editorial Board and may be updated as a result of the review. Any new sources cited will be added to the list and distinguished from the original sources used.

Sources Used in Current Review

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Devaraj, S. (Updated 2012 January 5). Albumin. Medscape Reference [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2054430-overview#showall through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed January 2013.

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Sources Used in Previous Reviews

Pagana, Kathleen D. & Pagana, Timothy J. (2001). Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference 5th Edition: Mosby, Inc., Saint Louis, MO.

Pagana, K. D. & Pagana, T. J. (© 2007). Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference 8th Edition: Mosby, Inc., Saint Louis, MO. Pp 775-780.

Clarke, W. and Dufour, D. R., Editors (© 2006). Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry: AACC Press, Washington, DC. Pp 197-198.

Wu, A. (© 2006). Tietz Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests, 4th Edition: Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO. Pp 66-71.

Dugdale, III, D. (Updated 2009 February 23). Albumin – serum. MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003480.htm. Accessed June 2009.

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Peralta, R. et. al. (Updated 2008 June 17). Hypoalbuminemia. eMedicine Critical Care [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/166724-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. June 2009.

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