Microalbumin, Random Urine : 1000948

Test Code
UMALBR or 1000948

Alias/See Also
Albumin, Urine; Albumin Creatinine Ratio. Urine; Microalbumin Creatinine Ratio, Urine; Microalbumin, Urine; Microabluminuria

CPT Codes
82570, 82043

Includes
Includes Creatinine.

Instructions
Random urine without preservative (keep refrigerated).

Transport Container
Submit the random urine in a screw capped container or a 10 mL aliquot (Min. 2 mL) of the well-mixed urine collection in a screw capped container or in a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Note: Fresh samples are preferred
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Acceptable for longer storage

Methodology
Immunoturbidimetric, Enzymatic

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
Microalbumin Random Urine: <30 mg/L
Creatinine Random Urine: none established
Microalbumin/Creatinine Ratio: 0-30 mg/g creatinine

Clinical Significance
Used in the diagnosis and treatment of microalbuminuria and are helpful for the detection and treatment of patients at risk from renal disease. This test is used to monitor subtle urinary protein loss in early diabetic diseases.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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