Albuminuria

Albumin and creatinine measurement. Your doctor will ask you for a sample of your urine to look for albumin. A high level of albumin in your urine may mean you have kidney disease. The urine sample is sent to a lab for a test that looks at the amount of ...1

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Causes of Albuminuria

Some of the causes of the condition may include: Causes of Albuminuria:

  • Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorder 1A (Zellweger)
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Diagnosis of Albuminuria

Dipstick test for albumin. The presence of albumin in the urine can be detected with a dipstick test performed on a urine sample. The urine sample is collected in a special container in a health care providerís office or ...3

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Clinical Features of Albuminuria

Albumin is a protein that acts like a sponge, drawing extra fluid from the body into the bloodstream where it remains until removed by the kidneys. When albumin leaks into the urine, the blood loses its capacity to absorb extra ...4

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References

  1. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ diabetes/ preventing-diabetes-problems/ kidney-disease
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ kidney-disease/ solitary-kidney
  4. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ kidney-disease/ nephrotic-syndrome-adults

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