Protein / Creatinine Ratio, 24H Urine
- Reporting Time:
- 6 Hrs
- Specimen Type:
- 24 Hrs Urine
- Home Collection:
- No special preparation required
To evaluate and monitor the kidney function and damage.
To evaluate and monitor the kidney function and damage, as a follow-up test to the previous positive urine protein test.
1. Can test for protein in urine be done at home?
Yes using urine dipstick kits available that allow people to monitor the protein in their urine.
2. Can kidney damage be resolved?
In conditions like UTI and damage due to nephrotoxic drugs, the kidneys frequently will return to normal function as the infection resolves and when the medication is stopped.