3226 Protein, total, Urine, Random

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Random Urine 48 Hours 2 - 8° C 2.0-7.5mg/dL

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Random Urine
Container: Sterile Container
Temperature: Refrigerated

Method

Colorimetric

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

5 ml random urine in sterile urine container

Clinical Utility

To detect excessive protein escaping into the urine, to help evaluate and monitor kidney function, and to detect kidney damage.

CPT Codes

84156

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