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A 37-year-old female asked:

Blood work says my ratio of albumin and creatinine is 59 what could this mean? i am worried about my visit tomorrow with urology. +pro in urine

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Dr. Binny Koshy
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Proteinuria: Protein crea ratio approximately tells us how protein may be there in a 24 hour urine sample. A random sample or urine protein divided by random urine crea. A value of .5 could mean there could be 500 mg in a 24 he samples and a value of 2 could mean 2 gms. A 24 hour urine collection is more appropriate. If there is proteinuria then you should be evaluated by a nephrologist.

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Last updated Apr 2, 2016

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