serum albumin

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serum albumin

[′sir·əm al′byü·mən]
(biochemistry)
The principal protein fraction of blood serum and serous fluids.
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4-times higher odds of developing an SSI, whereas a prolonged operation (surgery time greater than the 75th percentile), a blood albumin level of 3.
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The demand for blood albumin has increased over the years due to growing usage of albumin as a cell culture medium ingredient, antioxidant and also as the most effective volume expander in critical care conditions such as liver disease and hemorrhagic stroke.