Protein, Total, 24-Hours Urine

CPT Code(s):

  • 84156

Preferred Specimen:

10 mL urine aliquot from 24-hour collection. No Preservative

Special Instructions:

The Protein, Total, 24-hour Urine test requires patients void urine at 8am and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine in 24-hour period, ending with final collection at 8am the next morning

Transport Container:

Plastic urine container, no preservative

Transport Temperature Name:

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Refrigerated: 3 days

Testing Schedule:

Daily

Methodology:

PYROGALLOL RED

Reference Range:

0.0 Ð 79.1 mg/24hour (<80.0)

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