Urine Albumin to Creatinine Ratio or ACR

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Also known as: Urine microalbumin

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To be screened for the early detection of kidney disease occurring as a complication of diabetes or hypertension (high blood pressure)

When to Get Tested?

Annually after a diagnosis of diabetes or hypertension

Sample Required?

A urine sample

Test Preparation Needed?