Microalbumin, Timed Collection
Label Mnemonic: MAUTC
Epic Lab Code: LAB647
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Urine
Specimen Instructions:
Record date and time of collection on requisition. Submit entire urine collection.
Collection Medium:
Urine - 24 hour/timed plastic urine container
Minimum:
24 hr urine with no preservative
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
3 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
Microalbumin/creatine ratio: 0-25 mcg/mg (males) 0-17 mcg/mg (females) Microalbumin mg/24Hrs: 2.0-30 mg/24 Hrs Microalbumin mcg/minute: 0-19.9 mcg/min
Comments:
If collection is less than 24 hrs, "Microalbumin, mg/day" is not calculated.

This test is also performed in the Iowa River Landing (IRL) clinical laboratory (for specimens drawn at that site).
Methodology:
Immunoturbidimetric
CPT Code:
82043
 
See Additional Information:
Urine Tests Requiring no Preservatives