MICROALBUMIN, 24 HOUR URINE
24 hour urine collection. Keep jug on ice or in refrigerator during collection. Record total volume, mix well, then send aliquot of urine in sterile screw capped urine container.
Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 year
Measurement of albumin levels in urine below the detection level of urine dipsticks. This test is useful in the management of patients with relatively early diabetes mellitus to assist in avoiding or delaying the onset of diabetic renal disease.