Microalbumin, 24 hour urine

Alphabetical Test listing

Microalbumin, 24 hour urine-634

  
Microalbumin, 24 hour urine
  
634
  
82043.1
  
MAQ
  
Albumin excretion rate
Urine albumin/creatinine ratio
  

Creatinine

  
Urine, 24 hr
  
  
8 mL aliquot of a 24 hour collection
  
  
  1. Measure total urine volume on request and/or aliquot
  2. Mix specimen well
  3. Transfer 8 mL of urine to a Urine aliquot transport vial/tube - 10mL (AHL)
  4. Record the total volume on request and/or aliquot tube

 

  

24 hr urine collection container, no additive

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days

Frozen - 5 months

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Turbidimetric/Immunoturbidimetric

  

Albumin excretion/min: < 20 µg/min
Albumin excretion/24 hrs: < 30 mg/24 hours
Microalbumin, 24 hr: < 30.0 mg/g creat

  
82043
  
11/30/2001
  
12/28/2020
  
02/10/2020