OPTU - Overview: Orthostatic Protein, Timed Collection, Urine

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Test Name

Test ID: OPTU    
Orthostatic Protein, Timed Collection, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of orthostatic proteinuria


As a second-order test for additional characterization of proteinuria of less than 3 grams/24 hours, particularly in children or adolescents

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
DOPTUDaytime Orthostatic Protein, UNoYes
NOPTUNighttime Orthostatic Protein, UNoYes

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Orthostatic Protein, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Split Protein Excretion
Postural Proteinuria Assessment