Name: Protein, Urine
Test Name: Protein, Urine
Health Link Test Code: UTPR
LIS Test Code: RPRO
CPT Code(s): 84156
Methodology: Benzethonium Chloride
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Specimen: Random urine
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
Collect random urine. No preservative required.
Collection Volume: 10 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL
Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot
Testing Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.4 mL
Transport entire specimen to the laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Results are reported in mg/dL.
A protein/creatinine ratio will be calculated whenever a spot urine protein and random urine creatinine are ordered together.
Protein/Creatinine Reference Interval:
|0 days - 24 months:||0.00 - 0.50|
|25 months and up:||0.00 - 0.15|
Interpretation Type: Interpretive Guidelines