MICROALBUMIN

Specimen Required
Collect 24 hour urine. Mix well and send 5.0 mL urine aliquot (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Alternate Specimen
Random urine

Methodology
Immunoturbidimetric

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Random Specimen: <30 mg/g creatinine.
24 hour specimen: <30 mg/24 hours

Performed
Sunday, Thursday

Turnaround Time1-3 days
Test CodeUMALT - 24 hr UMALR - Random
CPT-4 Code (s)
82043
LOINC Codes
24 hour   14956-7  
Random   14958-3  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory