Lab Test : Microalbumin/Creatinine

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Alternate:Urine microalbumin
Includes:Urine Microalbumin, Microalbumin/Creatinine Ratio, Urine Creatinine
Phone:(937) 641-3428
Available:Daily, first and second shift only
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours: STAT 30 minutes
Volume:1.0 mL
Container:Clean urine container with secure lid
Temperature:Urine specimens may be stored for up to two weeks at 2 to 8 degrees C.
Rejection:Frozen specimens.
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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