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  2. General Nephrology Questions
  3. Friday, 12 April 2019
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My recent test for random urine ACR ratio results are as following:

Albumin (urine) : 24 mg/L
Creatinine (urine) : <1.0 mmol/L

Unable to calculate Albumin/Creatinine Ratio as
the concentration of the Creatinine is less than the lower limit of the analytical range of the method.


I also see another reading in the report that says

Creatinine : 60 umol/L
eGFR : 120

What does these results mean?

I am 27 years old female and was diagnosed with gestational hypertension. I am 8 weeks postpartum now and my blood pressure has been normal since 2 weeks postpartum.
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Hello,

it is possible that the creatinine concentration was extremely low because your urine was very dilute. I think it would be worth repeating the test on a morning sample of urine. The other creatinine test you posted is your blood creatinine level which is normal.

Dr. Jordan Weinstein
  1. more than a month ago
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Thank you doctor.

I took the same tests a month back and the results were :

Albumin (urine) : 109 mg/L
Creatinine (urine) : 2.8 mmol/L
Albumin/Creatinine : 38.9 mg/mmol

By any chance, is it possible to compare these with my recent results and say if it’s gotten better or worse?
  1. more than a month ago
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It is likely improved. To compare directly, try doing the same test on a first AM urine sample prior to eating or drinking.
  1. more than a month ago
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Thank you for your response doctor. I hope my doctor orders the test again to be done as you said.

I will comment my results once done.
  1. more than a month ago
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