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Protein urine test

Protein urine test

Overview

Urine is usually tested for protein when kidney disease is suspected.

Review Date 7/4/2019

Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.