Test directory: Protein, 24 Hr Urine

Ordering Code216
Test NameProtein, 24 Hr Urine
Alias24 Hr Urine Protein
Preferred SpecimenUrine, 24 Hour
Preferred Container24 Hour Urine Container
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Collection InstructionsKeep refrigerated during collection. Do not include first morning specimen; collect all subsequent voidings. The last sample collected should be the first morning specimen voided the following morning at the same time as the previous morning's first voiding. Do NOT add preservatives. Record entire 24 Hr volume and collection time on container & requisition.
Handling InstructionsSend a well-mixed, 50 mL aliquot of specimen. Send frozen if transport time >7 days.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Preservatives used
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyTurbidimetric

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
24-Hr Urine ProteinALL< 150< 150mg/24hr
Total VolumeALLmLSee report.
Total TimeALLminutesSee report.
Protein, UrineALLmg/dLSee report.