Measures the amount of Albumin in the body.
Measuring Albumin is useful in gauging and monitoring the treatment of numerous diseases and conditions. Albumin levels can indicate issues that revolve around the liver and kidneys. Low levels may indicate liver disease as well as various kidney diseases. Low levels of Albumin may also be associated with malnutrition. High levels of Albumin are associated with dehydration. Blood levels of Albumin may also increase due to the use of insulin and anabolic steroids.
Recommended with Albumin
Is Fasting Required? No
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