Protein, Urine, Qualitative

Abbrev Code:UPROT   
Order Code:LAB3859Order Name:Protein Qualitative Urine
Methodology:Reagent strip; sulfosalicylic acid test
CPT Codes: 81003 x1
Test Includes:Protein (albumin) by reagent strip.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL
Container:3 L plastic jug
Collection Instructions:Deliver to laboratory within 1 hour. Specimen of choice is a first morning, mid-stream, clean catch urine. Refrigerate the urine if cannot be delivered immediately.
Causes for Rejection:Stored at room temperature >2 hours; fecal contamination.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Send within 2 hours room temperature.; 24 hours refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Urinalysis  (Clinics, CSC Maple Grove, CSC Mpls, Grand Itasca, Lakes, Northland, Oxboro Clinic, Range, Ridges, Southdale, St. John's, UMMC East Bank, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, Woodwinds)


Reference Range:Protein (albumin), screen: negative; Protein (albumin) screen in concentrated urine: trace

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