Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Urine: protein

Contributor(s): Annalisa Barrelet, Frank Taylor

Overview

  • To detect proteinuria.
  • Useful to assess glomerular function, investigate cause of hypoproteinemia   Hypoproteinemia  .

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • Immerse dipstick in urine until wet.
  • Remove and shake off excess urine.
  • Hold horizontal to avoid run-off between pads.
  • Read test at correct time interval.
    Refrigerated sample must be equilibrated to room temperature

Availability

  • All veterinary clinics.
  • External laboratories.

Result Data

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