Correlation of quantitative protein measurements in 8-, 12-, and 24-hour urine samples for the diagnosis of preeclampsia.

@article{Adelberg2001CorrelationOQ,
  title={Correlation of quantitative protein measurements in 8-, 12-, and 24-hour urine samples for the diagnosis of preeclampsia.},
  author={Amy M Adelberg and Jena L Miller and Meg Doerzbacher and Donna S Lambers},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={185 4},
  pages={804-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to determine if a patient's 8- and/or 12-hour urine total protein values correlate with the 24- hour value to confirm the diagnosis of preeclampsia. STUDY DESIGN The study population included 65 patients with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Patients' urine was collected over 24 hours with the first 8 hours, next 4 hours, and remaining 12 hours collected in separate containers. The urine volume, and total protein and creatinine levels were measured… CONTINUE READING

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