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Can the urine microalbumin test technically ever be LOW? Isn't a value of anything less than 30 (including 0) technically considered to be normal?

Can the urine microalbumin test technically ever be LOW? Isn't a value of anything less than 30 (including 0) technically considered to be normal?

Microalbuminemia: You are correct. Many tests do not have a lower level of values that are below normal, either because of the limits of detection, or because their presence is itself abnormal, and microalbumin in theurine is among these. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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What are the creatinine spot and microalbumin urine tests for?

What are the creatinine spot and microalbumin urine tests for?

UACR: Urine albumin to creatine ratio is a spot urine test that measures how much protein (i.e. albumin) the kidneys are spilling into urine. Albumin (or protein) in the urine is a marker of chronic kidney disease. Normal UACR is ...Read more

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My boyfriends random urine test says he has 832.8 ug/ml for microalbumin. I can't find any sites to explain this number. What does this mean?

My boyfriends random urine test says he has 832.8 ug/ml for microalbumin. I can't find any sites to explain this number. What does this mean?

Urine Microalbumin: People sometimes have microalbumin or protein in their urine when checked. This could be caused by different things that bother the kidneys like diabetes or high blood pressure. It would be a good idea for someone to follow-up with their doctor if there is microalbumin in their urine. ...Read more

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Hi, I had a random microalbumin urine test done. It came back as 54.6 ug/mL. My creatinin, serum at 0.76 mg/dl. Should I worry?

Hi, I had a random microalbumin urine test done. It came back as 54.6 ug/mL.  My creatinin, serum at 0.76 mg/dl. Should I worry?

How's your BP?: Your creatinine is normal. However you have protein in your urine, which may be a sign of early kidney disease. How's your blood pressure? Are you diabetic? If you are, is it well-controlled? Do you smoke? They are many chronic diseases and medications that affect kidney function over time. You should speak with the doctor who ordered the tests to find out how you can prevent long-term disease. ...Read more

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I have a urine test don on 1-27-2012 the test come back microalbumin/ creatinine ratio, random urine 2084 how bad is it what i need to do to fix it and how bad is it. I don nothing about the pr.

I have a urine test don on 1-27-2012 the test come back microalbumin/ creatinine ratio, random urine 2084 how bad is it what i need to do to fix it and how bad is it. I don nothing about the pr.

Please : Please reply with more information. The number you gave is not a ratio. It is very difficult to interpret what a random urine creatinine level means without knowing the microalbumin level and looking at the ratio. Lastly, whoever ordered this test should be able to explain why they ordered it and what the results mean. Please reply with more information or follow up with your doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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What exactly is a diabetes urine microalbumin test for?

What exactly is a diabetes urine microalbumin test for?

To evaluate: early damage to kidneys by diabetes as well as inflammation in micro-vessels throughout the body ...Read more

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Hello. My dad did blood and urine tests: the creatinine is 0.9mg/dl and the microalbumin is 586 mg/l. What are the causes for this high result? Thanks

Hello. My dad did blood and urine tests: the creatinine is 0.9mg/dl and the microalbumin is 586 mg/l. What are the causes for this high result? Thanks

Need evaluation: The creatinine level is normal; however, the amount of Albumin in urine is elevated and needs to be investigated. Diabetes is the commonest cause, but other kidney diseases can also result in loss of Albumin in the urine. It would good to talk to his doctor. See this site for more info on this subject. http://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/albuminuria.cfm. ...Read more

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Urine test on my 11 year old showed low creatinine (12.5), microalbumin (12.9), high ratio (103). Does this indicate microalbuminuria or not?

Urine test on my 11 year old showed low creatinine (12.5), microalbumin (12.9), high ratio (103).  Does this indicate microalbuminuria or not?

Possibly: It does mean that in that particular urine sample, your child was excreting higher than normal levels of albumin. However, he would need to have his urine tested 2-3 more times in the next few months to confirm the diagnosis, as lots of things (such as exercise) can temporarily increase your excretion of albumin. It is important to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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ACR test morning sample - 17mg/dl microalbumin urine, Creatinine is 0.6 in blood.. No bp issue or sugar.

Normal: The albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR) urine test is used to detect the presence of abnormal amount of protein (albumin) in the urine which is often an early sign of kidney disease and an important prognostic marker in pts with diabetes and hypertension and a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Your results (ACR 17 mg/dl and serum creatinine 0.6) are indicative or normal kidney function. ...Read more