Home>Test>Kolkata>  MICROALBUMIN URINE - SPOT

Test Details

MICROALBUMIN URINE - SPOT

Patient Preparation:First morning sample is preferred.

MICROALBUMIN URINE - SPOT in Kolkata
A urine microalbumin test is a test to detect very small levels of a blood protein (albumin) in your urine. A microalbumin test is used to detect early signs of kidney damage in people who are at risk of developing kidney disease.
  • Why Take this Test

    Urine Microalbumina sensitive and specific measure of kidney damage. Urinalysis for albuminuria has been accepted as a useful way of identifying patients at risk of progressive Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and its classification. Increased urinary albumin excretion is highly predictive of Diabetic Nephropathy, End-stage renal disease, Cardiovascular mortality, and total mortality in patients with Diabetes Mellitus.

  • Is this Test For You

    Your doctor would recommend this test for you if you have symptoms like

    urine may appear foamy.

    Swelling, or edema, in your hands or feet

  • More Information

    A micro albumin urine test involves measuring the amount of a protein called albumin in the urine. The amount of urine albumin is compared with the quantity of a waste product in the urine called creatinine.

Sample: Urine (15 mL)

Methodology: Immunoturbidimetry

Suggested Tests