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Urine Protein/Creatinine Ratio - 24 Hour

Urine Container A

Container Type

Test ID   LAB44
EPIC Order
  PROTEIN/CREATININE RATIO, 24 HR URINE
CPT Code(s)   84156, 82570
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Deliver directly to the laboratory
Specimen
Routine:
24 hrs urine container "A", no preservatives, refrigerated
Stability
Unspun: 4 hours
Room Temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: 1 year
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hours; STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal: Variable
     
Comments
Collect in "A" container for 24 hr urines
Keep refrigerated during collection
Provide start/stop times of collection
Deliver to laboratory once collection is completed.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 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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