Comment est produit l’albumine ?
L’albumine est la protéine la plus importante en quantité dans le sérum humain (60 % des protéines). Elle est fabriquée par le foie et sert à transporter un nombre important de substances dans le sang (électrolytes, hormones, facteurs de la coagulation…).
What is a normal albumin level in DL?
- Here dl means deciliter, which is a metric unit and is equivalent to one tenth of a liter. Some laboratories regard normal albumin levels to be 3.4-5.4 (g/dl). A blood sample test that shows albumin levels to be 4.0 g/dl indicates that 1 liter of blood will contain approximately 40 grams of albumin.
What is Alb albumin made of?
- Albumin is a protein made by your liver. Albumin helps keep fluid in your bloodstream so it doesn’t leak into other tissues. It is also carries various substances throughout your body, including hormones, vitamins, and enzymes. Low albumin levels can indicate a problem with your liver or kidneys. Other names: ALB.
What does albumin in the blood stream mean?
- If albumin is present within the normal range, then it indicates that the liver is functioning properly. It is a sign of liver working in good shape and as such no issues are associated with this largest organ of the body. As aforementioned, albumin is one of the many constituents that circulate in the blood stream.
What should I do if my albumin level is different?
- These include the method each lab uses to do the test. Even if your test results are different from the normal value, you may not have a problem. To learn what the results mean for you, talk with your healthcare provider. Results are given in grams per deciliter (g/dL). A normal albumin range is 3.4 to 5.4 g/dL.