Protein, Random Urine


Abbrev Code:UTPR   
Order Code:LAB439Order Name:Protein Random Urine
Synonyms:Urine Protein/Creatinine Ratio; GHUTPR, LAB7064
Methodology:Roche: Colorimetric assay
Vista: Bichromatic endpont
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.
Associated Links:

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:1 day at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated; 1 mo frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (CSC Mpls, Grand Itasca, Lakes, Northland, Range, Roche-Ridges, Roche-UMMC East, Southdale, St. John's, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, Woodwinds)


Interpretive

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


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