PREALBUMIN

Prealbumin is decreased in protein- calorie malnutrition, liver disease, and acute inflammation. It may be used as an indicator of nutritional requirements and response to therapy during total parenteral nutrition and as a biochemical marker of nutritional adequacy in premature infants.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
  • Components:
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