Protein, Random Urine

Abbrev Code:UTPR   
Order Code:LAB439Order Name:Protein Random Urine
Synonyms:Urine Protein/Creatinine Ratio; GHUTPR, LAB7064
Methodology:Roche: Colorimetric assay
Architect: Benzalonium chloride
CPT Codes: 84156 x1, 84156 x1
Test Includes:Total protein urine mg/dL; total protein urine mg/mg cr; creatinine urine mg/dL
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure, Roche Go Live Schedule

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection; avoid collection of specimen following strenuous exercise.
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:Specimen collected with acetic acid, thymol, or sodium fluoride preservative.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 5 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Roche:  1 day at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Roche-CSC Maple Grove, Roche-CSC Mpls, Roche-Grand Itasca, Roche-Lakes, Roche-Northland, Roche-Range, Roche-Ridges, Roche-Southdale, Roche-St. John's, Roche-UMMC East, Roche-UMMC West, Woodwinds)


Reference Range:Urine Chemistry Reference Ranges
Use:Quantitative evaluation of proteinuria; evaluate renal diseases, hypoproteinemia, monitor renal transplant.

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