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Proteinuria

Patients to be tested :

  • those with eGFR < 60 ml/min
  • patients with diabetes with any level of eGFR

 

For the initial detection of proteinuria, if the ACR is between 3 mg/mmol and 70 mg/mmol, this should be confirmed by a subsequent early morning sample.

If the initial ACR is 70 mg/mmol or more, a repeat sample need not be tested.

A confirmed ACR of 3 mg/mmol or more is clinically important proteinuria 

The renal team are happy to answer queries on rch-tr.RenalRenal@nhs.net