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Proteinuria status code N{.N}

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270852
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the status of protein in the urine.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN{.N}
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Negative for protein
1.1Microalbuminuria present
1.2Microalbuminuria not present
1.3Microalbuminuria not tested
3Not tested
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1     Negative for protein

Negative for proteinuria - less than 1 plus on dipstick-testing or excretion of 300 mg or less of protein from 24-hour urine collection.

CODE 1.1   Microalbuminuria present

Microalbuminuria present

CODE 1.2   Microalbuminuria not present

Microalbuminuria not present

CODE 1.3   Microalbuminuria not tested

Microalbuminuria not tested

CODE 2      Proteinuria

Proteinuria - one or more pluses of protein in dipstick urinalysis or for a 24-hour urine collection, where the patient excretes more than 300 mg/per day of protein.

CODE 3      Not tested

Not tested - no urinalysis for proteinuria was taken.

Collection methods:Help on this term

Where laboratory testing is used to determine Proteinuria status the categorisation must be substantiated by clinical documentation such as an official laboratory report.

Relational attributes

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Person—proteinuria status, code N{.N} Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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