Protein, Random Urine, Grand Itasca

Sunquest Code:GHUTPR  
Epic Code:LAB7064Epic Name:Protein Random Urine-GH
Methodology:Ion selective electrode
Test Includes:Urine protein only
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.

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 week at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Grand Itasca GICH)


Reference Range:2.5-175.0 mmol/L
Use:Quantitative evaluation of proteinuria; evaluate renal diseases, hypoproteinemia; monitor renal transplant.

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