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Total Protein, Urine 24 hr

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Test Description
Total Protein, Urine 24 hr
Test ID
UTP24
General Information
Protein measurements in urine are used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease conditions such as renal or heart diseases, or thyroid disorders, which are characterized by proteinuria or albuminuria.
Specimen Type
Urine
Specimen Requirements
Urine, 24 hour collection
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
Urine, 24 hour collection - Refrigerate specimen during collection.
Stability
1 day at 20‑25 °C
7 days at 4‑8 °C
1
 month at ‑20 °C
Methodology
Turbidimetric
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
84156
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
< 150 mg/24 hours
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
2889-4