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what does a high albumin serum indicate?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Nothing: If you feel well, it's meaningless. Lab reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside at either end. Your physician knows all about this. If you are clearly sick, you're dehydrated.
Answered on Nov 19, 2019

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