If urine is postive for protein, exclude false positive, eg fever
, uti, exercise
postural. If positive, quantify it by measuring both protein and creatinine
in the urine. .
1+ corresponds to about 200-500 mg/24 hours, a 2+ to 0.5-1.5 gm/24 hours, a 3+ to 2-5 gm/24 hours, and a 4+ represents 7 gm/24 hours or greater.