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  • Protein, Total, Urine - 24 Hour

Protein, Total, Urine - 24 Hour

Container Type "A"

Test ID   LAB441
EPIC Order
  PROTEIN, URINE, 24 HOURS
CPT Code(s)   84156
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Deliver directly to the laboratory
Specimen Routine:
24 hrs Urine Container Type "A",Refrigerate; No preservatives accepted
- see additional Comments
Stability
Unspun: 4 hours
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: 1 year
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   Stat: 1 hr, Routine: 2 hrs
Reference Range Normal: 20-151 mg/24 hrs (Urine Protein of Plasma Origin)
     
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Freeze.  Record time and volume
Comments
Obtain Container "A" From Central Distribution.
Keep refrigerated during collection.
Send entire collection.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 01, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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