Microalbumin
Label Mnemonic: MAUS
Epic Lab Code: LAB646
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Urine, Random
Collection Medium:
Clear top tube
Alternate Collection Media:
Call laboratory for additional acceptable specimen collection containers.
Minimum:
3.0 mL random urine, no preservative
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
<20 micrograms microalbumin/milligram creatinine.
Comments:
(Creatinine done on sample at no additional charge).

This test is also performed in the Iowa River Landing (IRL) clinical laboratory (for specimens drawn at that site).
Test Limitations:
Criterion: Recovery within plus or minus 10% of initial value.
Methodology:
Immunoturbidimetric
CPT Code:
82043
 
See Additional Information:
Urine Tests Requiring no Preservatives