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Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory Test Catalogue

Protein Total, Random Urine

Test Name

Protein Total, Random Urine

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Small orange cap container

Minimum Volume = 3 mL urine

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect Random Urine in a small sterile orange cap container. Indicate date and time of Collection.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Create an aliquot from the sample and Centrifuge before placing on automation line using the bypass rack.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled or leaking specimen will be rejected

Stability: Stable refrigerated for 1 week.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab ASAP

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 hour Stat
2 hours routine

Test Utilization

Reference Value

< 0.060 g/L

Test Code

UTP

Methodology

Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019