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Urine Protein-to-Urine Creatinine Ratio

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for proteinuria using the ratio of urine protein to urine creatinine.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

N39.1, N39.2

Description:

The ratio of urine protein to urine creatinine ratio reliably detects significant proteinuria and is useful in assessing patients with proteinuria.

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