Urine protein 24 hours
We have been asked to do urine protein 24 hours test at home. We need to know how it is to be done.
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Dr. Sagar KS
General Physician 3 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi, doctors will ask you to do 24 hrs urine protein to assess kidney funtion in conditions like uncontrolled diabetes,high blood pressure, lupus (an autoimmune disease), urinary tract infections (UTIs). Usually, you have to start in the morning. You will urinate, flush down the urine, and then begin keeping track of time. You will collect the rest of your urine for the next 24 hours. Save your urine from the 24-hour time period, storing it in a cool environment. It can be kept cool in the refrigerator or on ice in a cooler. Label the container with your name, date, and time of completion take your urine to the lab for analysis. Contact laboratory people for containers and furthur guidance.
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