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Random Urine Collection Instructions

Orthostatic proteinuria work-up consists of four separate urine samples collected for two consecutive nights and mornings.

To collect urine samples:

  • Collect a urine sample before bed, go directly to bed, and then collect another urine sample first thing in the morning
  • Label sample with name, date and time collected
  • Collect urine samples for two consecutive nights and mornings
  • Take all samples to the lab for analysis
  • Samples will be measured for protein:creatinine ratios