Alternative Names Urine protein electrophoresis; UPEP Normal Values No significant amount of globulins in the urine. Urine albumin is less than 5 mg/dL. Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results. What abnormal results mean Acute inflammation Amyloidosis Decreased kidney function Diabetic nephropathy Kidney failure Multiple myeloma Nephrotic syndrome Acute urinary tract infection
Alternative Names Urine protein; Albumin - urine; Urine albumin; Proteinuria; Albuminuria Normal Values For a random urine sample, the normal values are approximately 0 to 8 mg/dL. For a 24-hour urine collection, the normal value is less than 150 mg per 24 hours. Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results. What abnormal results mean Abnormal results may be due to: Amyloidosis Bladder tumor Congestive heart failure Dehydration Diabetic nephropathy Glomerulonephritis Goodpasture syndrome Heavy metal poisoning Lupus erythematosus Malignant hypertension Multiple myeloma Nephrotic syndrome Damage to the kidneys from certain drugs (nephrotoxic drugs) Polycystic kidney disease Preeclampsia Urinary tract infection Additional conditions under which the test may be performed: Acute nephritic syndrome Body-wide (systemic) infection Eclampsia Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) Interstitial nephritis Medullary cystic kidney disease M...
Alternative Names Urine protein - 24 hour Normal Values The normal value is less than 150 milligrams per day, or less than 10 milligrams per deciliter of urine. Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results. What abnormal results mean Increased levels of urinary protein may be due to: Glomerulonephritis Nephrotic syndrome Microalbuminuria or other early signs of diabetic nephropathy Renal tubular diseases including pyelonephritis, Fanconi syndrome , cystinosis, and Wilson's disease Multiple myeloma Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia Some lymphomas Healthy people may have higher than normal urine protein levels after strenuous exercise or with dehydration. Some foods may affect urine protein levels.
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