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Test Code UTP Protein Urine, Random LAB439

Test Method

Dye-Binding Colorimetric Method; Beckman DXC600

Performance

Testing is performed Monday through Sunday

Routine: Typically completed within 4 hours after the
specimen arrives at the testing site.

Expedite: Typically completed within 1 hour after the
specimen arrives at the testing site.

STAT: Typically completed within 30 minutes after the specimen
arrives at the testing site.

Useful For

Evaluation of renal disease

Screening for monoclonal gammopathy

Specimen Requirement

10 mL urine is required.

CPT Code Information

84156 Chemistry: Protein, Total urine

Reference Values

Reference values are not established for random urine. Results
are subject to interpretaion by the clinician.

LOINC Code Information

2888-6 Protein [Mass/Volume] In Urine

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect a random urine specimen in a sterile container. Label
the specimen appropriately with two identifiers, patient name and
another identifier, (patient ID number, DOB, etc.) include date and
time of collection. Store the urine specimen refrigerated and
transport to the lab within 48 hours.