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Albumin to Creatinine Ratio

What does it mean if a patient’s albumin to creatinine ratio is 10,526 mg/g, with a microalbumin of 20,000 mg/L after dilution and creatinine of 190 mg/dL? The patient has overall swelling, but no diabetes and no kidney problems. Most respondents agree that this, along with the patient’s very high urinary proteins, is a sign of macroalbuminuria/proteinuria. One respondent was skeptical about the patient not having kidney problems with these results, but another suggested that the cause might be post-renal.

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Improve Your Leadership Skills in the Laboratory

This AACC certificate program covers the theory and practice of effective leadership and management in the clinical laboratory. Participants will learn about topics such as time management skills, recruiting and hiring laboratory personnel, and team development.

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AACC's labtestsonline.org helps patients better understand the many clinical laboratory tests that play a critical role in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating a broad range of conditions, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and infectious diseases. Lab Tests Online content is peer-reviewed and is available in 10+ languages through local sites around the globe.

About AACC

AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Our leadership in education, advocacy and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need.