Protein, Urine, Random

Cleveland Heartlab P, Test

CPT Code: 84156
Order Code: C2714
ABN Requirement: No
Specimen: Urine
Volume:  5.0 mL
Minimum Volume:  1.0 mL
Container: Urine (Yellow top, no preservative) tube



  1. Collect and label urine sample according to standard protocols.
  2. Transfer urine from a clean urine cup into a Yellow Top tube using the vacutainer transfer device included with the Yellow Top tube.
  3. Cap tube tightly.
  4. Label sample according to standard protocols.

Transport: Store urine at 2-8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions provided with the Cleveland HeartLab shipping box.


Ambient (15-25°C): 1 day
Refrigerated (2-8°C):
7 days
Frozen (-20°C):
1 month
Deep Frozen (-70°C):
1 month

Causes for Rejection: Specimens other than random urine without preservatives; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits

Methodology: Turbidimetric Immunoassay (TUI)

Turn Around Time: 2-3 days

Reference Range:

All Ages0-20

Use: Detection of clinically significant proteinuria.

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