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MICROALBUMIN,RANDOM URINE W/CREATININE

Test Code

84822A

CPT Code(s)

82043
82570

Preferred Specimen(s)

Preferred Specimen Volume: 10 ml
Specimen Type RANDOM URINE
Specimen State Room temperature
10 mL random urine. No preservatives.

Do not store or ship samples in glass containers.

ACCEPTABLE SAMPLES CONTAINER TYPES:
*Any tightly capped plastic tubes or cup without
a preservative.
*Yellow topped plastic tubes without a preservative
(10 mL tube with Light blue and yellow label, used
for Microalbumin).
*Yellow and red-stoppered urinalysis tubes are
acceptable, but not preferred.

UNACCPETABLE SAMPLE CONTAINER TYPES:
*Any glass containers.
*Any other tube with preservatives.

STABILITY:
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months

Minimum Volume

5 ml

Transport Container

Urine

Methodology

Turbidimetric

Performing Laboratory

70-TOXICOLOGY

Setup Days

M,T,W,Th,F

Report Available

1 DAY

Reference Range(s)

Microalbumin, Random Urine Not established
Creatinine, Random Urine
≤6 Months 2-32 mg/dL
7-11 Months   2-36 mg/dL
1-2 Years 2-128 mg/dL
3-8 Years 2-149 mg/dL
9-12 Years 2-183 mg/dL
>12 Years Male 20-370 mg/dL
>12 Years Female 20-320 mg/dL
Microalbumin/Creat Ratio <30 mcg/mg creat

Clinical Significance

10 mL random urine. No preservatives.

Do not store or ship samples in glass containers.

ACCEPTABLE SAMPLES CONTAINER TYPES:
*Any tightly capped plastic tubes or cup without
a preservative.
*Yellow topped plastic tubes without a preservative
(10 mL tube with Light blue and yellow label, used
for Microalbumin).
*Yellow and red-stoppered urinalysis tubes are
acceptable, but not preferred.

UNACCPETABLE SAMPLE CONTAINER TYPES:
*Any glass containers.
*Any other tube with preservatives.

STABILITY:
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months

LOINC®' Code(s)

The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.

NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.

Result
Code
Result NameLOINC CodeComponent Name
Z3780MICROALBUMIN,RANDOM URINE1754-1Albumin
Z4060CREATININE,URINE2161-8Creatinine
Z4264MICROALBUMIN/GM CREATININE9318-7Albumin/Creatinine

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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