Albumin / creatinine ratio

Albumin / creatinine ratio

Sample Type: Urine - Random

Test name: Albumin / creatinine ratio a.k.a. ACR, urine protein screen

Condition / Indication: Diabetes Mellitus / CKD etc

Special Precautions & Notes: Reported as an albumin creainine ratio. Can also be analysed on an early morning urine, 24 hour or timed urine sample.

Reference Range: < 3.0 mg/mmol.

Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Alternative container(s): 24 hour (Plain - Green container)

Ideal Volume (mL): n/a

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround Time: 2 days

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