24 hr urine (no preservative). Urine preferably refrigerated during collection.
Total 24-hour urine volume must be clearly indicated.
≥ 13 yrs :
< 30 mg/day (Normal)30 - 300 mg/day (Moderate Albuminuria) > 300 mg/day (Severe Albuminuria)
Mean = 4 hrs, Range: 3 – 5 hrs
Monday – Saturday
Instructions before sampling:
Patient should be well as baseline. They should have no urinary tract infection,no acute febrile illness,no intense exercise within the previous 24 hrs and not be menstruating.