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Urine Protein/Creatinine Ratio

Components

Name Method Department Units
Protein/Creatinine Ratio Spectrophotometric
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine mg protein/mg creatinine

Battery Members

Protein, Urine; Creatinine,Urine; Protein/Creatinine Ratio

Specimen Requirements

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A
Stability

Room temperature - 24 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 24 hour(s)
Frozen - 3 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • If delay in transport is greater than 24 hours, freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross hemolysis
  • Use of urine preservative

CPT Code

  • 84156
  • 82570