Albumin Urine, Quantitative




Test Mnemonic

UALBQ

CPT Codes

  • 82043 - QTY (1)

LOINC ®

34535-5

Aliases

  • Microalbumin
  • Microalbumin Quant.

Performing Laboratory

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories


Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
5 mLUrine, 24-hour (well-mixed)Clean containerRefrigerate during collection.Refrigerated 

Minimum Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
0.5 mL     

Stability

Environmental Condition Description
Ambient7 days
Refrigerated1 month
Frozen6 months

Days Performed

Sun - Sat

Turnaround Time

1 - 2 days

Methodology

Name Description
Immunoturbidometric Assay 

Reference Range

Albumin Urine 24 hr
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
   Years99 YearsNormal< 30mg/24 hrs
Albumin Urine Rate
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
   Years99 YearsNormal< 20ug/min

Special Info

Indicate total volume on requisition.

Clinical Info

Evaluation of diabetic nephropathy