Biochemistry Test

Protein

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
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Test : Protein

Indications : proteinuria,preeclampsia,glomerularnephritis and diabetic nephropathy

Physiology : Normally protein is present in only in trace levels in urine collected.Abnormal levels are seen in pathological conditions

Normal Range : mild proteinurial-less than 0.5 g/day, moderate proteinuria-0.5-3.0g/day. Marked proteinuria-3-15g/day

Interpretation : mild proteinuria-stress and fever.Moderate proteinuria-congestive heart failure and multiple myeloma.Marked proteinuria-glomerularnephritis,diabetic nephropathy

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