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Microalbumin, 24 Hour Urine

Test Name:Microalbumin, 24 Hour Urine
Epic Order Code:LAB410
CPT Code:82043
Specimen(s) Type:Urine; 3.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):24 hr Urine collection container
Testing Schedule:Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
Routine: 1-3 days
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Void at 8 a.m. and discard specimen. Collect all urine during the next 24 hours including the 8 a.m. specimen the next morning. Refrigerate at 2-8° C during the collection period.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab immediately, store and transport at 2-8° C up to 1 month or at -20° C for up to 6 months.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Urine Microalbumin: 0.0 - 15.0 mg/24 hrs
Urine Creatinine: 0.72 - 1.51 g/24 hrs.
24 Hr Urine Alb/Creat Ratio: 0 - 20 mg/g
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