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Order the workpar '1TV' with this test. Enter the collection time (period) in hours and the total volume in mL. It will report the collection time and total volume. There is no charge for this test.
Container Type24 hour dark plastic urine container
Supply Item Numberpicture1108
Specimen Type24 hour urine collection
Preferred Volume10 mL
Minimum Volume1 mL
Collection ProcedureCollect a 24 hour urine in a 24 hour dark plastic urine container with no preservative. Refrigerate during collection.
Specimen ProcessingAliquot 10 mL of a well-mixed 24 hour urine collection into a leakproof plastic urine container. Record collection time and total volume.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
Required Patient InfoCollection period and total volume.
StabilityRefrigerated 2 weeks  
Unacceptable ConditionBlood or other body fluids
Alternate SpecimensUrines preserved in the boric acid tubes (BD C&S tubes)
CPT Codes82043
Billing CodeM.ALB
Test ScheduleMon-Sat
Turnaround Time1-2 days
Test IncludesCollection Period, h; Volume, mL; Microalbumin, Urine, mg/L; Microalbumin, Excretion Rate, ug/min; Microalbumin, 24 h Excretion, mg/24h
Reference Ranges
Collection Period               h
Volume                          mL
Microalbumin, Urine             mg/L
 LT 18
Microalbumin, Excretion Rate    ug/min
Microalbumin, 24h Excretion     mg/24h

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o82043.Z1Microalbumin, Urine Quant
r82043.Z1Microalbumin, Urine Quant81050Volume/mLmL028009-9
r82043.Z1Microalbumin, Urine Quant82043.Z2Microalbumin, Urine, mg/Lmg/L014957-5
r82043.Z1Microalbumin, Urine Quant82043.Z3Microalbumin, Urine, ug/minug/min058448-2
r82043.Z1Microalbumin, Urine Quant82043.Z4Microalbumin, Urine, mg/24hmg/24h014956-7
r82043.Z1Microalbumin, Urine Quant83999.Z5Collection Period/hh 13362-9