What is the Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test?
The Protein/Creatinine Ratio test is performed to screen for excessive proteins excreted in the urine to monitor kidney function. Creatinine protein is a byproduct of muscle metabolism and is normally released into the urine at a constant rate.
When is the Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test recommended?
It is recommended:
To monitor kidney functioning as a part of a routine checkup or as part of a follow-up to a previous positive urine protein test.
To check for damage when the patient is suffering from a condition that affects the kidneys.
To see if a kidney function is responding to the suggested treatment.
If you have symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI).
What does it measure?
The Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test:
Measures the excessive protein excreted in the urine. Normally, the urine protein elimination is less than 150 mg/day and less than 30 mg of albumin/day. Temporarily raised levels may be seen in conditions such as stress, infections, pregnancy, cold exposure, diet, or heavy exercise.
The Protein/Creatinine ratio test is done to monitor kidney functioning, to check for damage in case of the condition affecting the kidney, and efficacy of treatment on already affected kidneys.
In a normal functioning kidney, the filtered proteins are retained or reabsorbed and sent back to the blood. Whereas, if any damage is caused to the kidneys, it may affect their functioning which may cause detectable amounts of protein extracted into the urine.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test in Delhi?
The cost of the Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test in Delhi is Rs. 300.
How often should I get the Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test?
The Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test?
Less than 0.2 %
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a urine sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you
Why should I book a Protein Creatinine Ratio Urine test with Orange Health in Delhi?
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