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24-hour Urine Protein


TEST DIRECTORY
Test Name
24-hour Urine Protein
Alternate Names
urine protein, 24 hour
Test Code
24UPRO
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Requirements
Minimum of 2.0 mL urine
Supplies for Submission
Urine Cup (1)
Specimen Collection
  1. During the collection period, refrigerate 24-hour urine and record the total volume.
  2. Mix urine and aliquot into sterile cup or container.
  3. Label container with two identifiers. Acceptable identifiers include patient’s name, date of birth, social security number, requisition number, and medical record number.
  4. Record the total volume on both container and requisition, and transport to the lab.
Storage Requirements
Refrigerated
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
CPT Code
84156