Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Protein, 24-Hour Urine

Test Name: Protein, 24-Hour Urine
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 24 Hour urine collection
Collection Information: Collection of 24-Hour Urine Sample

No preservative is required.

Keep timed specimen container in refrigerator or on ice during the timed period.

Please complete the laboratory label attached to the collection bottle to include patientís name, collection start time and date and collection end time and date.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Weekdays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 hours
Stat
1 hour
 
Reference Range: 0.050-0.150 g/d
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2019-02-21
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: For detecting and monitoring renal disease. Proteinuria may result from glomerular basement membrane damage (e.g.nephrotic syndrome), tubular damage which impairs reabsorption or leaks protein, or filtration of low molecular weight, abnormal proteins (e.g. Bence Jones).
Special Processing: Store timed specimen container in refrigerator or on ice during the timed period.
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Roche Modular System utilizing
Turbidimetric Method (lower limit of detection is 40 mg/L)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
PRU24
 
Referred To:  

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