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Test Code PROT U QNT Urine Protein Quantitation, Timed Collection

Clinical System Name

Urine Protein Quantitation, 24 Hours

Sample Requirements

Specimen:  Urine

Container(s): 24 Hour Urine Container

Preferred Vol: 24 hour collection

Minimum Vol: 1 mL; Timed collections other than 24 hr are acceptable.

 

Note: Do not use preservatives during collection. Please notify lab (206-987-2102) to obtain jug. Storage: Refrigerate sample during collection. Document start and stop dates and times, along with the patient information. Deliver labeled jug to Clinical lab upon completion.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, with remaining labels stored in CPA refrigerator, FrigB bucket.

 

Off-site collection:  Do not use preservatives during collection. Please notify lab (206-987--2102) to obtain jug. Refrigerate sample during collection. Document start and stop dates and times, along with the patient information.  Send entire sample in original container refrigerated. Timed collections other than 24 hr are acceptable.

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room Temp

2 h

  Refrigerated

1 w

  Frozen

N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F, day shift 1 - 3 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

Reference Range

< 150 mg/24 Hours

 

Methodology

Method:  Spectrophotometry (pyrogallol red dye binding) by Vitros 4600

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL aliquot from measured total volume

Limitations: Method is affected by fecal contamination and some drugs, including methotrexate. Contact Chemistry Laboratory for complete list (206) 987-3860.

CPT Codes

84156