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Sami Alasfar, M.D., Nada Alachkar, M.D., Donna Myers, M.D.
Albuminuria is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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  • Albuminuria screening is used as a tool to detect individuals with undiagnosed chronic kidney disease (CKD).
  • Microalbuminuria is defined as an albumin to creatinine ratio (ACR) between 30 - 300 mg/g.
  • Macroalbuminuria is defined as an ACR > 300 mg/g.
  • Confirmation is required on 2 out of 3 samples over the next 3-6 months from initial detection in the absence of a urinary tract infection.

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Last updated: October 6, 2015


Alasfar, Sami, et al. "Albuminuria." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2015. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547004/all/Albuminuria.
Alasfar S, Alachkar N, Myers D. Albuminuria. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2015. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547004/all/Albuminuria. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Alasfar, S., Alachkar, N., & Myers, D. (2015). Albuminuria. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547004/all/Albuminuria
Alasfar S, Alachkar N, Myers D. Albuminuria [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2015. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547004/all/Albuminuria.
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