MICROALBUMIN, URINE-RANDOM

Mnemonic

MICALUR

Synonym

Microalbumin

Guidelines

High sensitivity method.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Preferred: Random Urine Specimen

Handling

Mix urine well before removing aliquot.

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Specimens left at room temperature for more than 4 hours

Stability

Ambient (20-25°C): 4 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 1 week; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Immunoturbidimetry

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services-GSRMC

Reference Values

Reference Values

0-25 mg/ G of Creatinine

CPT Codes

82042, 82570

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:23 AM