Colorimetric (Pyrogallol Red)
To aid in the diagnosis of proteinuria, evaluate renal function.
0 - 0.15 g/24 hrs (0-150 mg/24 hrs). Random urine protein/creatinine ratio: 0.01 - 0.18.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Daily, 24 hours
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect 24 hour urine specimen with no preservative. Aliquot 5 mL into a plastic urine container and refrigerate. Record total 24 hour urine volume and collection dates/times on request form. Random urine also acceptable, in which case a protein/creatinine ratio will be reported.
Specimens collected with Acid Preservative are not acceptable. Diapers, sections of diapers, swabs or any other absorbent material will not be accepted as a collection container for urine. Urine collected in acid preservative is unacceptable.
5 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection or 2 mL aliquot of random urine collection.
2 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection or 1 mL aliquot of random urine collection.
For random urine specimens, a Urine Creatinine will also be performed at no additional charge.