Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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PROTEIN, RANDOM URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2939         Geisinger Epic ID: 21932

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5 mL of urine; minimum 1 mL.
Special notes:
Urine with preservatives is unacceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Urine containing preservatives is unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
None specified.
CPT code(s):
84156
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Random urine protein.
Methodology:
Turbidimetric
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
PROTU
Clinical significance:
Proteinuria is characteristic of renal disease, and concentrations may be increased with diabetes, hypertension, nephritic syndrome and drug nephrotoxicity.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday - Sunday
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Robyn Stokes  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Ann Mack, Deborah Dempsey  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Melissa Forsythe  
Frequency: All shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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