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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.