Test directory: Albumin Creatinine Ratio, Random Urine

Ordering Code147
Test NameAlbumin Creatinine Ratio, Random Urine
AliasACR, Random Urine Albumin Creatinine Ratio
Profile Contains
Preferred SpecimenUrine, Random
Preferred Container1 U (Urine Container)
Optimum Volume1.5 mL
Collection InstructionsRandom collection, First AM Void recommended
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Send frozen if transport time >6 days.
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Days
Refrigerated: 6 Days
Frozen: 6 Months
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day

Reference range(s) for Creatinine, Urine

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Creatinine, UrineALLmg/dLSee report.

Reference range(s) for Albumin Creatinine Ratio (ACR)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Albumin/Creatinine Ratio (ACR)ALL< 30< 30mg/g Creat
Albumin, UrineALLmg/LSee report.
Creatinine, UrineALLmg/dL

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      Albuminuria categories in CKD (NKF)
Category        ACR (mg/g)        Terms
A1               <30              Normal to mildly increased
A2               30-300           Moderately increased* 
A3               >300             Severely increased** 
*Relative to young adult level.  ACR 30-300 mg/g for >3 months
 indicates CKD.
**Including nephrotic syndrome (albumin excretion ACR >2220 mg/g)

See report.