Beta-2-microglobulin - urine
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Patient should empty bladder then drink a large glass of water.
Collect urine one hour later and deliver promptly to the laboratory.
| Reference Interval|
<30 mg/mol creatinine.
Ancillary test, of limited clinical utility, in the investigation of renal tubulo-interstitial disorders.
Elevated levels may help to define the degree of tubular dysfunction.
Tomlinson PA. Pediatr Nephrol 1992; 6(6): 565-571.