ISSN 2398-2977      

Blood: biochemistry - albumin

pequis

Overview

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • Colorimetric method based on binding to bromocresol green.
  • Other dyes may produce erroneous results with equine specimens.

Availability

  • Widely available.

Technique (intrinsic) limitations

  • Only useful in conjunction with other laboratory and clinical findings.
  • May be falsely elevated by hemolysis and/or lipemia, depending on laboratory method and handling.

Technician (extrinsic) limitations

  • Generally accurate.
  • Routine assay.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Barton M H & Morris D D (1998) Diseses of the Liver. In: Equine Internal Medicine. Eds: S M Reed & W M Bayly. W B Saunders Co, USA.
  • Kaneko J J, Harvey J W & Bruss M L (1997) Eds. Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals. 5th edn. Academic Press, Boston.

Organisation(s)

  • Veterinary commercial laboratories, State diagnostic laboratories or Veterinary College laboratories.

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