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Albumin/Creatinine, Urine

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Specimen Type

Includes: urine albumin, urine creatinine, urine alb./creat. ratio
Test ID   LAB689
EPIC Order
  ALBUMIN/CREATININE URINE RATIO
CPT Code(s)   82570, 82043
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 1 mL random urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive)
  micro: 1 mL random urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive)
Stability
 
Room Temperature: </= 1 day
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: NOT ACCEPTABLE
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours, stat; 1 hour
Reference Range Normal: <30 mcg albumin/mg creatinine
     

Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:

Centrifuge, aliquot, refrigerate
Comments  

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on December 12, 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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