Protein - Random (Spot) - Urine

Protein - Random (Spot) - Urine

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This test is used to screen people for the presence of protein in the urine as part of a routine urinalysis

This Test Includes

Urine Protein

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:Protein - Random (Spot) - Urine Test

Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

The test is required to detect excess protein in the urine for further detection and monitoring of any kidney damage. Severe protein loss can cause symptoms like nausea, edema, fatigue and shortness of breath. Excess protein causes lymphoma, amyloidosis and multiple myeloma.

What is this test

Protein Random (Spot) Urine test is used to measure protein released in the urine that causes a condition called proteinuria. The protein may increase in concentration due to diabetes, nephritic syndrome, drug nephrotoxicity and hypertension.