Proteinuria

Proteinuria – Nephro-Urology

– Protein loss that is high if >4mg/m2/hr and classified as nephrotic if >40 mg/m2/hr or >50 mg/day
– Urine dip protein quantity:

  • Trace – 15 – 30 mg/dL
  • +1 – 30 – 100 mg/dL
  • +2 – 100 – 300 mg/dL
  • +3 – 300 – 1000 mg/dL
  • +4 – >1000 mg/dL

– Many conditions can cause an overlap syndrome of haematuria and proteinuria