URINARY ALBUMIN LEVEL TESTING METHOD

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The method used to determine the PERSON OBSERVATION (URINARY ALBUMIN LEVEL).

The urine specimen used to check for albuminuria may be collected in several ways depending on local preference. Staging definitions vary by method so PERSON OBSERVATION (URINARY ALBUMIN LEVEL) must be accompanied by the method used.

Derive from the VALUE TYPE recorded for the OBSERVATION TYPE 'Urinary Albumin level'.

The derived values are:
01 - Albumin concentration (µg/L)
02 - Albumin creatinine ratio (µg/mmol)
03 - Timed overnight albumin (µg/min)
04 - 24hr albumin excretion (µg/24hr)

 

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plural URINARY ALBUMIN LEVEL TESTING METHODS