Serum Albumin Test is a blood test that helps measure the level of albumin (a type of globular protein) in the blood. The test is usually a part of the routine liver and kidney function test.
Why get tested?
Serum Albumin Test is performed to determine the functioning of the liver and kidney. The test helps diagnose the following conditions:
This test includes
The test does not require any specific preparations, but below mentioned are a few points that must be kept in mind prior to undergoing the Serum Albumin Test-
It is advisable to take the tests early morning to get the accurate result.
A night of proper sleep is also advisable to get accurate results.
Use of alcohol and other addictives is prohibited for at least 24 hours before undergoing the test.
Do not smoke beforehand.
Intake of any medication should be discussed with the doctor before taking the test so as to avoid getting any misinterpreted results. Some of these medicines include insulin, prednisolone, cortisone and anabolic steroids.