Plasma albumin measurements in New Zealand white rabbits

G.O. Evans


Following reports in the literature of problems with serum albumin measurements using bromocresol green dye binding methods, the method was re-examined using fifty rabbit plasma samples and solutions of different rabbit fractionated proteins. The value found in this study (albumin: 33 ± 2 g/1) was generally lower than in most of the other studies (27 to 43 g/1) and the ranges narrower. None of the samples analysed gave values for albumin which were higher than those for total protein (53 ± 3 g/1).

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