Microalbumin ( MAU)- Spot Urine
This evaluation is carried out to assess the potential of early onset of nephropathy before development of proteinuria. It is recommended that all Type 1 diabetic patients >12 years and all Type 2 diabetic patients < 70 years should be tested for microalbuminuria annually. Usually random urine collection is acceptable but 24 hours of urine specimen is preferred. How to prepare for the test?
No special preparation is needed for this test.