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Albumin Calcium Correction
Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport other molecules which don't dissolve in water very well. But its main function is to regulate the amount of water in the blood. Another type of Albumin is the ...Read more
Are the results of serum calcium test automatically corrected for albumin? 10.4 calcium 4.9 albumin gives me 9.68 if not calculated.
Normal: Yes it is normal you should worry if it was too high so you are ok ...Read more
My recent labs show my bilirubin, hematocrit, albumin, and calcium levels are elevated. But just slightly. Should I be concerned?
No: Not unless your physician is. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthies fall outside. It is rare to find a person who all values unflagged. I'm betting dimes to dollars that you simply had your blood drawn before you had time to drink your morning beverage. ...Read more
My CBC is normal, but I had 10.6 calcium and 8.6 protein and albumin was high. I'm so scared because I googled it and it seems all says MM. Help?
Total calcium level 10.5( elevated by .5) total protein 8.8( elevated by .8)albumin 5.2(elevated by .2)phosphorus 2.3(decreased by .2) worrisome or no?
Not really worrisome: These lab values are not all that abnormal and really in most cases are not to worry about as they are. It also depends on if you are having problems. If you had these drawn you must of had an order from your healthcare professional and you should also check with them and see if there is a problem that they are concerned about. Please check with them on the final decision. I hope this helped. ...Read more