Item Value
Test name Albumin (Microalbumin), 24 hour (or timed) urine
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-3 days
In House Availability Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (day shift)
Performed by Immunology
Normal range 24 hour collection:
Normal < 30 mg/D
Microalbuminuria 30-299 mg/D
Nephropathy > 300 mg/D
Container type 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output
Collection Instructions Refrigerate container during collection

Note that the minimum acceptable time period for a 'timed' collection is 6 hours.

Results of collections of less than 24 hour duration will be adjusted to reflect a '24 hour collection'. The limited time of collection as well as the need to adjust the values to be comparable to the '24 hour' normal ranges will inherently affect the accuracy of the results.
Sample type 24 hour urine

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667