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PROTEIN/CREATININE, URINE (RANDOM)

Test Code
PRCR
 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeLeakproof plastic urine container
Supply Item Numberpicture1387 or picture1388
Specimen TypeUrine, random
Preferred Volume10 mL
Minimum Volume1 mL
Collection ProcedureCollect a random urine specimen
Specimen ProcessingAliquot 10 mL of a random urine specimen
Store and TransportRefrigerated
StabilityRefrigerated 2 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 months  
Alternate SpecimensSpecimen can be frozen, however, do not allow to thaw and refreeze.
LimitationsAvoid freeze/thaw cycles. Optimal urine sample should be free of contaminants including red blood cell contamination.
CPT Codes84156, 82570
Billing CodePRO-RU
Test ScheduleMon-Sat
Turnaround Time1-2 days
MethodColorimetric, Enzymatic (IDMS Traceable),Calculation
Test IncludesCreatinine, Urine mg/dL; Protein, Urine, mg/dL; Protein/Creatinine Ratio, Ratio
Reference Ranges
TitleRangesUnits
Creatinine, Urine19-311mg/dL
Protein, Urine2-21mg/dL
Protein/Creatinine RatioLT 0.2Ratio

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o84999.Z133Protein/Creat Ratio, Urine
r84999.Z133Protein/Creat Ratio, Urine82570.Z14Creatinine, Urine, mg/dLmg/dL02161-8
r84999.Z133Protein/Creat Ratio, Urine84155.Z10Proteinmg/dL02888-6
r84999.Z133Protein/Creat Ratio, Urine84999.Z170Protein/Creatinine RatioRatio12890-2

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