Protein, Timed Urine, Grand Itasca

Sunquest Code:GHUTPT  
Epic Code:LAB7091Epic Name:Protein Timed Urine with Creat Ratio GH
Synonyms:Urine Protein/Creatinine Ratio; 24 Hour Urine; Urine, Timed
Test Includes:Protein and creatinine
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours per day.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, timed collection (20 to 28 hours).
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL.
Container:3 L plastic jug
Collection Instructions:Place specimen on ice or in refrigerator during collection.
Causes for Rejection:Specimen collected with acetic acid, thymol, or sodium fluoride preservative.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:If two or more containers are received, verify that they are for the same collection time  before combining., Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 5 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature; 3 days refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Grand Itasca GICH)


Reference Range:
Urine protein 1-14 mg/dL
Urine protein total/24 hr <300 mg/dL
Use:Quantitative evaluation of proteinuria; evaluate renal disease, hypoproteinemia; monitor renal transplant.

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