Protein, 24 Hr Urine with Creatinine Ratio : 1002698

Test Code
UR24PR or 1002698


Alias/See Also
Protein, Urine


CPT Codes
84156, 82570

Instructions
24 hour urine without preservative (keep refrigerated).


Transport Container
Submit a 10 mL aliquot (Min. 1 mL) of the well-mixed 24 hour 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, Enzymatic

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday


Report Available
1 day


Reference Range
Protein, Urine: 50-80 mg/24 hours
Creatinine, Urine:
Female: 600-1800 mg/24 hours; Male: 800-2000 mg/24 hours
Protein/Creatinine Ratio: Reference Range assumes a 24 hour collection.


Clinical Significance
Useful for renal impairment or disease.


Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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