Proteinuria

Last updated: Friday, 24, December, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Urine - protein (total), albumin. Renal biopsy, if indicated.

Glomerular

Pregnancy-induced hypertension 

See under Pregnancy

Glomerulonephritis

Nephrotic syndrome

Diabetes mellitus

Albumin - urine, immunological method for "microalbuminuria".

Amyloidosis

Hereditary nephropathies

  • Alport syndrome

Tubular

Renal tubular disorders

Renal tubulo-interstitial disorders

Bence Jones proteinuria 

See Multiple myeloma

Urinary tract infection

Physiological

Orthostatic

Post-exercise