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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeUPRO
Method

Turbidometric method measuring protein denatured by benzethonium chloride. Abbott c series analyser, Abbott reagents.

External Price$3.51(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Acidified samples unsuitable for urine protein estimation.

Sample collection:

Under most circumstances, random urine samples should be used to detect and monitor proteinuria, ideally the first voided sample after awakening. It is more convenient than timed samples and eliminates collection errors.

If a 24 hour uine collection is required please provide patient with "Patient Instructions for 24hr Urine Collection."  refer additional information.

Patient SpecimenUrine, timed or random
Paediatric SpecimenRandom - 500 ÁL urine
Sample Delivery to LabOn ice or ambient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsRandom - 2 mL urine Fridge
Aliquot Transport to CHLOn ice or ambient
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time2 - 3 hrs
Reference Interval

Random urine specimen:
Total protein/Creatinine ratio <22.7 g/mol
(Urine protein is expressed as a ratio to creatinine to correct for variation in urine concentration)

24 hour urine specimen:
Total protein <0.14g/24hr

Additional Information
24 Hr Urine Collection Instrucions
Delphic Number Test Number3594

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