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Protein (24 Hour Urine)

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Excessive protein excretion in the urine is a significant risk factor for both renal disease and for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Unlike haematuria, proteinuria is almost always renal in origin.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Urine;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
Specimen Container - Adult
  • 24hr Urine - Black Bottle (Plain);
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • N/A;
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
Full 24 hour collection
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
24 hour urine containers can be ordered through Clinical chemistry, contact us on 01872 252540 or via ICE mail or to request a container, a patient information leaflet will also be included.
Maximum add on time
5 days if refrigerated
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
RR for Males and Females - <0.3 g/24hrs
UKAS number
UKAS accredited test?

If you have any queries about a test or results interpretation please contact us.

Last updated: 30-04-2024