Fixed Proteinuria

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Chapter 520 Fixed Proteinuria

Persons found to have significant proteinuria on a first morning urine sample on 3 consecutive days (>1+ on dipstick with urine specific gravity >1.015 or protein : creatinine ratio >0.2) have fixed proteinuria. Fixed proteinuria indicates renal disease and may be caused by either glomerular or tubular disorders.