|Includes:||Urine Microalbumin, Microalbumin/Creatinine Ratio, Urine Creatinine|
|Available:||Daily, first and second shift only|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 3 hours: STAT 30 minutes|
|Container:||Clean urine container with secure lid|
|Temperature:||Urine specimens may be stored for up to two weeks at 2 to 8 degrees C.|
|Normal:||Adult: Overnight Collection < 15 mg/g creatinine, 24 hour collection <20 mg/g creatinine|
|Uses:||Subjects with both insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellius are at increased risk of kidney damage. Diabetic nephropathy is the number one cause of need of kidney dialysis and/or kidney transplant, and is the cause of serious morbidity and mortality in diabetes mellitus. Microalbuminuria is the earliest stage of diabetic nephropathy.|
|Method:||Turbidimetric antibody binding|
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