Alpha-1-Microglobulin, Urine
0050043
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
A1M
Methodology
Quantitative Nephelometry
Performed
Wed, Sat
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
24-hour urine. Specimen must be refrigerated during collection.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer a 4 mL aliquot from a well-mixed 24-hour collection to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL) Do not add acid or other preservatives. Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen or preserved specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
0.0-1.2 mg/dL
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
83883
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050043Alpha-1-Microglobulin, Urine
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Cross References
  • A1MU