Results for: Albumin

What does albumin do?

Albumin performs many functions including maintaining the osmotic  pressure that causes fluid to remain within the blood stream  instead of leaking out into the tissues. You (MORE)

What is micro albumin?

  Microalbumin Urine Test   Micro: Tiny, very small amount. Albumin: A protein playing a very important role in the blood.   A microalbumin test checks urine for (MORE)

Is albumin a lipid?

No, albumin is protein. It exerts oncotic pressure/colloid osmotic pressure preventing fluids from leaking out of the blood vessel or as a transport substance for many hormone (MORE)

What is the osmolarity of albumin?

  Both 5% and 25% albumin USP have a calculated osmolarity near 300 mOsm/L. How do I calculate that? The package inserts for both strengths state they contain 145 mEq/L of (MORE)

Function of albumin?

Albumin is essential for maintaining the osmotic pressure needed for proper distribution of body fluids between intravascular compartments and body tissues. It also acts as a (MORE)
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What is normal albumin in children?

Albumin is from the protein family and is water soluble. The normal  albumin level in children varies according to age. For children  less than 3 years of age, the normal ra (MORE)
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What is albumin-?

Albumin is a protein made by the liver. A serum albumin test  measures the amount of this protein in the clear liquid portion of  the blood.