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PROTEIN, TOTAL W/CREAT,24 HOUR URINE
10 ML ALIQUOT FROM A WELL-MIXED, 24 HOUR COLLECTION
RECORD TOTAL VOLUME AND DURATION OF COLLECTION ON
TEST REQUEST FORM AND URINE VIAL
YELLOW-TOP, BLUE FILL LINE URINALYSIS TRANSPORT TUBE
PLASTIC URINE CONTAINER
ROOM TEMPERATURE: 4 DAYS
REFRIGERATED: 5 DAYS
FROZEN: 30 DAYS
Colorimetric (C) • Spectrophotometry (SP)
|Protein, Total, 24-Hour Urine||<150||mg/24 h|
|Protein/Creatinine Ratio||≤84||mg/g creat|
|Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine|
|<36 Months||Not established|
|3-8 Years||0.11-0.68 g/24 h|
|9-12 Years||0.17-1.41 g/24 h|
|13-17 Years||0.29-1.87 g/24 h|
|>17 Years||0.63-2.50 g/24 h|
Urinary total proteins are negligible in healthy individuals. Concentrations are increased in patients with a wide variety of disease that impair renal function including diabetes, hypertension, nephritic syndrome, and drug nephrotoxicity.
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.
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