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Protein, Total, Urine - Random

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Specimen Type

Test ID   LAB439
CPT Code(s)   84156
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine: 30
STAT: 888
Specimen Routine:

10 mL random urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive); See comments

10 ml random urine in sterile specimen cup is acceptable if refrigerated.

  micro: 1mL random urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive)
Unspun: 4 hours
Room temperature: Yes
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: 6 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hrs
  STAT: 1 hrs
Reference Range Normal: Undefined
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Freeze

Refrigerate sample is not delivered to the lab within 4 hours.

Other clinical data should be taken into consideration when interpreting these results.

Reviewed by cmparker on July 11, 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