Lab Test : Orthostatic Test for Proteinuria

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Alternate:Urine Orthostasis
Includes:Time orthostatic test was started. For each of 3 collections: time of collection, volume, urine creatinine, urine protein
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:RECB, ROD, ACTV
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 1 hour
Specimen:3 separate timed urine collections
Volume:All urine from each of 3 collections.
Container:3 urine collection containers
Temperature:Obtain 3 containers and instruction sheet for Urine Orthostatic Test from laboratory or Nephrology. Return filled out instruction sheet with urine collections. Refrigerate during collection. Transport to laboratory after last collection.
Rejection:Failure to follow instructions on Urine Test for Proteinuria Instruction Sheet. Incomplete collections.
Normal:UPR: 1 - 14 mg/dL
UCRE: 30 - 125 mg/dL
Uses:Evaluate the possibility that the protein excretion in the urine is associated with changes in position and/or activity.
Limitations:See individual tests: UPR, UCRE
Method:Kingsley
 

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