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Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine

SIM

12155 

CPT

82570; 84156 

Synonyms

 

Specimen Type

Urine 

Container

Sterile urine container

Collection Instructions

Freshly collected voided urine is optimal 
Random or 24 hour urine is acceptable 

Volume

5 ml preferred 
Min:  1ml 

Additional Information

No preservative required

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

None

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated:  72 hours 

Rejection Criteria

Insufficient volume

Reference Range

Random Urine Protein = 0 – 15 mg/dl

Random Urine Creatinine = no reference range

 

No reference range for 24 hour Ratio result OR Random urine ratio result.

Critical Value

none 

Test Includes

Urine Protein;  Urine Creatinine;  Urine Protein/Creatinine ratio (calculation) 

Methodology

Colorimetric method for Urine Protein;  Jaffe Rate method for Urine Creatinine 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/2/2018

Supplemental

 

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