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Test Code LAB10184 Protein/Creatinine Ratio - Urine

Department

CHEMISTRY

Collection Requirements

Random urine.

Primary Collection Container

Yellow Urine Vacutainer (No Additive)

Transport

Urine refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Centrifuge and refrigerate.

Stability

Ambient: 4 hours

Refrigerated: 3 days

Minimum Testing Volume

1.0 mL

Reference Range

No reference ranges have been established.

Methodology

Modification of kinetic Jaffe reaction

Pyrogallol red-molybdate method.

Automated photometric

Performed

Sunday – Saturday

Reported

As completed

CPT Codes

84156; 82570

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen specimens.