For this study it is recommended to use the morning urine or to use the urine from 4 to 6 hours after your last visit to the toilet. If you drink and / or have already urinated, you can urine is diluted, causing the values to change. It is also important to collect morning urine only after the first stream of urine.
What is a urine protein screening?A urine screening is, as the name suggests, an examination of the urine status, in this case specifically proteins. Good research can be done into various conditions through your urine. Some conditions can be noticed at an early stage in your urine, because it quickly becomes clear when substances are present that normally should not be there. Through this research you can determine obtain a quantitative protein determination.
What do we determine protein during the urine test?In this urine screening we look at the proteins in your urine. Large proteins do not belong in the urine. During the quantitative determination we look at how much protein is present in the urine. These determinations help to demonstrate disorders and/or inflammation.
When to choose a urine protein screening?This urine test is recommended when:
- You want to know if you have protein discharge in your urine
- There are suspicions of kidney disease
- If you want to see if there is general diseases