Protein, Timed Urine : 1000009

Test Code
24PRO or 1000009

Alias/See Also
Protein, Urine

CPT Codes
84156

Instructions
Timed urine without preservative (keep refrigerated).

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

The total volume of the urine in mL and the time period of collection in hours must be provided.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

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

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
No period or volume.

Methodology
Colorimetric

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
50-80 mg/spec
Reference Range assumes a 24 hour collection.

Clinical Significance
Useful for renal impairment or disease.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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