TITLE

Diagnostic accuracy of urinary spot protein: creatinine ratio for proteinuria in hypertensive pregnant women: systematic review/Protein:creatinine ratio in random urine samples is a reliable marker of increased 24-hour protein excretion in hospitalized women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

AUTHOR(S)
Garner, Ashley
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Annals of Clinical Biochemistry;Nov2008, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p620
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on two studies related to the diagnostic accuracy of urinary spot protein:creatinine ratio (PCR) for proteinuria in hypertensive pregnant women. It has been suggested by these two studies that PCR may be used as an alternative test to 24-hour urine protein in hypertensive pregnant women, but the cut-off values are method-specific.
ACCESSION #
42525068

 

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