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Microalbumin Urine

SIM

50305 

CPT

82043 

Synonyms

Microalbumin:  MAB 

Specimen Type

Urine – (random) 

Container

Plastic urine container

Collection Instructions

Collect random urine without preservative

Volume

Volume: 2ml. 
Min. volume : 0.5 ml. 

Additional Information

Measurement of Albumin in urine aids in the diagnosis of kidney dysfunction and is recommended by the American Diabetes Association to screen for Microalbuminuria.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Place urine in plastic container or transport tube and centrifuge.

Transport Requirements

 

Specimen Stability

72 hours refrigerated 

Rejection Criteria

Bloody urine specimen

Reference Range

Random urine Microalbumin = 0-17 mg/L

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Microalbumin, random urine  

Methodology

Microalbumin: Turbidimetric  

Testing Frequency

 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018 

Supplemental

 

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