A comparison between two screening methods for detection of microproteinuria.

@article{Higby1995ACB,
  title={A comparison between two screening methods for detection of microproteinuria.},
  author={Kenneth Higby and C R Suiter and Theresa M Siler-Khodr},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1995},
  volume={173 4},
  pages={1111-4}
}
OBJECTIVE We compared two screening tests for microproteinuria with 24-hour quantitative measurements to determine which method is better at predicting clinically significant proteinuria. STUDY DESIGN We obtained 690 24-hour urine collections from both low- and high-risk patients seen for prenatal care. Qualitative screening for microproteinuria on the basis of the protein-error-of-indicators principle (Ames Multistix 10SG and Micro-bumintest, Miles Diagnostic Division, Elkhart, Ind.) was… CONTINUE READING