Protein, Random Urine with Creatinine Ratio in mg/mg : 1003923

Test Code
UPCRMG or 1003923


Alias/See Also
Protein, Urine; Protein Creatinine Ratio, Urine


CPT Codes
84156, 82570

Instructions
Random urine without preservatives and keep refrigerated.


Transport Container
Submit the random urine in a screw capped container or a 10 mL aliquot (Min. 1 mL) of the well-mixed urine collection in a screw capped container or in a standard transport tube.


Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.


Specimen Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Acceptable for longer storage


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Additives; not refrigerated


Methodology
Colorimetric, Enzymatic

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday


Report Available
1 day


Reference Range
Random Urine, Protein: 0-12 mg/dL
Random Urine, Creatinine: none established
Protein Creatinine Ratio:
2 Y to 18 Y: <0.20 mg/mg
18 Y and older: <0.50 mg/mg


Clinical Significance
Useful for renal impairment or disease.


Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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