Microalbumin Test

A urine microalbumin test is a test to detect very small levels of a blood protein (albumin) in your urine. A microalbumin test is used to detect early signs of kidney damage in people who are at risk of developing kidney disease.

Test Sample

Certain amount of urine as your health provider asks for.

Test Preparation

None. You can eat and drink normally.

Results

Generally the normal range of microalbumin is:

  • Less than 30 mg is normal
  • 30mg to 300 mg may indicate early kidney disease (microalbuminuria)
  • More than 300 mg indicates more advanced kidney disease (macroalbuminuria)