Microalbumin, Quantitative 24-hr Urine

Last Modified: 5/17/2019 3:56:47 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 10.0 mL aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour Urine Collection in a Clear Red Top Tube
Collection Instructions: 1. When starting the 24-hour period, urinate and discard (throw-away) this specimen. NOTE THE TIME
2. From that time on, collect all urine by urinating into a clean container and transfer into the provide container. DO NOT URINATE DIRECTLY INTO CONTAINER.
3. Try to pass the last urine just prior to the end of the 24 hour period. Add this urine into the container. 
4. Urine Specimen should be kept refrigerated during and after collection. 
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Refrigerated
Reference Range: ALB/Creatinine: 0 - 20 mg/gm
Albumin Excretion Rate: 0 - 20 ug/min
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Turbidimetric
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: UMA24
EPIC Test Code: LAB410
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82043

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