MICROALBUMIN, RANDOM URINE w/Creatinine and Ratio of Albumin/Creatinine

Computer Code: MA
Specimen Collection: 1 mL fresh random urine. No preservative. (Yellow top tube.)
Minimum Volume: 1 mL urine
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate. Must be received within 48 hours of collection.
Reference Values: UG Albumin/MG Creatinine Normal Ratio: <30 Microalbuminuria: 30-300 Clinical Albuminuria: >300
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: URINES
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 4 hrs
Stat TAT: 2 hrs
CPT Code(s): 82043
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII