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Lab Test Dictionary

Protein, Total


Urine total protein

Specimen Type

Urine, Timed Collection

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

M,W,F (1000)

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr

Collection Information

Specimen Required

24 hr or timed urine

Container Type

24-Hour Urine Container

Collection Instructions

Note duration of collection on req & specimen label. Keep on ice or refrigerate during collection.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

1.0 ml aliquot of timed urine specimen

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 ml aliquot of timed urine specimen

Processing Instructions

Have Med Tech measure total volume Note tv on specimen label, centrifuge & aliquot supernatant Write "URINE" on specimen cup If two 12 hour specimens are submitted, process each container accordingly. Do not mix samples together.