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Term Description

Because of the confusion that occurs in countries that report results as both decimal fraction and percent, this property was created to represent decimal fractions that are reported without units.
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Serum total protein, also called plasma total protein or total protein, is a biochemical test for measuring the total amount of protein in blood plasma or serum.

Protein in the plasma is made up of albumin and globulin. The globulin in turn is made up of α1, α2, β, and γ globulins. These fractions can be quantitated using protein electrophoresis, but the total protein test is a faster and cheaper test that estimates the total of all fractions together. The traditional method for measuring total protein uses the biuret reagent, but other chemical methods such as Kjeldahl method, dye-binding and refractometry are now available. The measurement is usually performed on automated analysers along with other laboratory tests. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Total protein

LP6118-6   Albumin
A non-glycosylated protein that is synthesized in the liver parenchymal cells, regulated by colloid osmotic pressure from interstitial fluid surrounding hepatocytes, and catabolized in nearly all organs. Albumin comprises >50% of plasma proteins in plasma, CSF and urine, and therefore is a key contributor to intravascular oncotic pressure and regulating fluid concentration in tissues. Albumin also binds and transports a variety of endogenous substances and medications. Serum albumin measurement is a reflection of hydration and nutritional status, blood oncotic pressure, liver and kidney function, and other chronic diseases, and the ratio of albumin in the CSF and serum can be used to evaluate blood brain barrier disorders. [Tietz] Urine albumin of less than 30 mg/day is considered normal. Microalbuminuria is defined as urine albumin of 30-300 mg/day and is an early sign of kidney damage from disorders such as diabetes or hypertension. Albuminuria is urine albumin >300 mg/day and is associated with overt kidney disease. PMID: 25512779 Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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Albumin MFr.DF SerPl Elph
Display Name
Albumin Elph [Pure mass fraction]
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Albumin, Blood

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es-ES Spanish (Spain) Albúmina/Proteinas totales:MFr.DF:Punto temporal:Suero o Plasma:Qn:Electroforesis
Synonyms: Cuantitativo
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Albúmina / Proteína total:Fracción de masa decimal:Punto temporal:Suero o Plasma:Cuantitativo:Electroforesis
fr-CA French (Canada) Albumine/Protéines.totales:Fraction de masse.DF:Temps ponctuel:Sérum/Plasma:Quantitatif:Électrophorèse
fr-FR French (France) Albumine/protéines totales:Fraction massique (sans unité):Ponctuel:Sérum/Plasma:Numérique:Électrophorèse
it-IT Italian (Italy) Albumina/Proteina.totale:MFr.DF:Pt:Siero/Plasma:Qn:Elettroforesi
Synonyms: Chimica Frazione di massa decimale Plasma Punto nel tempo (episodio) Siero Siero o Plasma
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) albumine/totaal eiwit:decimale massafractie:moment:serum of plasma:kwantitatief:elektroforese
Synonyms: proteïne.totaal
pl-PL Polish (Poland) Albumina/białko całkowite:frakcja masowa:punkt w czasie:surowica lub osocze:ilościowy:elektroforeza
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Albumina/Proteí
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Альбумин/Протеин.общий:МасДоля.ДецДоля:ТчкВрм:Сыв/Плаз:Колич:Электрофорез
Synonyms: Белок Белок.общий Десятичное масс отношение Количественный Плазма Сыворотка Сыворотка или Плазма Точка во времени;Момент
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Albumin/ütlFr.Ondlk:Zmlı:Ser/Plaz:Kant:Elektroforez
zh-CN Chinese (China) 白蛋白/蛋白质.总计:质量分数.小数型:时间点:血清/血浆:定量型:电泳
Synonyms: Alb;清蛋白;白;白朊;蛋白素;蛋白胚乳;蛋白质.白蛋白;血液制品 - 白蛋白 PR;Prot;成分 - 化学 - 蛋白质类;蛋白;朊;蛋白质类;蛋白质类物质 SPEP TP 全体数量 全部 共计 化学;化学检验项目;化学检验项目类;化学类;化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目类;非刺激耐受型化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学试验类 可用数量表示的;定量性;数值型;数量型;连续数值型标尺 总 总和 总数 总量 总额 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 汇总 电泳分析;电泳分析方法;电泳分析类实验室方法;电泳分析类方法;电泳分析类检验方法;电泳方法;电泳类实验室方法;电泳类方法;电泳类检验方法 白蛋白/总蛋白 白蛋白/蛋白.总计 白蛋白分数 白蛋白百分数 白蛋白百分比 血清或血浆 血清蛋白电泳 血清蛋白质电泳 血清蛋白质电泳分析 质量分数.小数;小数型质量分数;质量分数.DF

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