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Epic Test Name MICROALBUMIN URINE RANDOM
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Specimen Requirements 
Container Urine Collection Container, no preservative.
Specimen Type Urine
Preferred Collection Volume 10 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 2 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Immunoturbidimetric
Reference Range 0 - 29 mg/g creatinine.
CPT Code(s) 82570, 82403.
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes A ratio of albumin / creatinine ≥ 30 & ≤ 300 is indicative of microalbuminuria and ≥ 300 is indicative of overt proteinuria.
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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