Which tests are recommended for monitoring proteinuria in adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

Updated: Oct 26, 2020
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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For monitoring proteinuria in adults with CKD, the KDOQI recommends measuring the P/C ratio in spot urine samples, using the albumin-to-creatinine ratio. However, a total P/C ratio is acceptable if the albumin-to-creatinine ratio is high (> 500 to 1000 mg/g). [45]


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