Protein/Creatinine, Ratio, Random Urine

CPT Code(s):

  • 84156
  • 82570

Test Component(s):

  • Creatinine
  • Protein
  • Total
  • Protein/Creatinine
  • Ratio

Preferred Specimen:

10 mL random urine. 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:

Spectrophotometric

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