3228 Protein, 24 Hour Urine

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
24 Hour Urine 48 Hours 2 - 8° C 0.0-150.0 mg/24hrs

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: 24 Hour Urine
Container: 1 24 Hour Urine Container (without Preservative)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 50.00 mL
Min Vol: 50.00 mL

Method

Colorimetric

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

24 Hr Urine collection (No preservatives). Must indicate total volume on container and requisition.

Clinical Utility

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

CPT Codes

81050, 84156

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