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what is the definition or description of: random urine creatinine?

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Dr. Mark Segal
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Creatinine in a samp: It is the quantity of urine in a small collection of urine. By dividing the amount of protein in this sampel by the amount of creatinine, we estimate the amount of protein a person would urinate over a day.
Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
See below: On a random spot, unlke on a 24 hour urine collection, urine sample, urine creatinine excretion is measured.

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