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ALBUMIN, 24 HR URINE

Synonym(s):

24h Urine Albumin

Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​24 hr urine (no preservative).

Urine preferably refrigerated during collection.

Storage and Transport

Method

​Immunoassay

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

​>12 yrs :


< 30 mg/day (Normal)
30 - 300 mg/day (Moderate Albuminuria)
> 300 mg/day (Severe Albuminuria)

Turnaround Time

​Mean = 4 hrs, Range: 3 – 5 hrs

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday – Saturday

Remarks

 

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.
Total 24-hour urine volume must be clearly indicated.

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