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Protein - 24 Hour Urine

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A creatinine excretion test is performed on 24 hour collections in order to confirm the adequacy of the collection.

In timed urine collections other than 24 hours (+/- 2 hrs), the 24 hour excretion cannot be calculated due to different day time and night time excretion patterns of various analytes

Laboratory
Biochemistry
Specimen
24 hr Urine
Container
24 hr Urine Plain Bottle
Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Daily
Reference Interval
24 hour urine Less than 0.15 g/day
Protein/Creatinine ratio Less than 0.03 g/mmol

 

Sources:

MJA position statement August 2012

SOMANZ Guidelines for HT in Pregnancy 2014.