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Proteinuria Conversion Table

  • ACR is preferred and valid for diagnosis and staging and and prognostication in CKD.
  • ACR can have significant day to day variability. We recommend obtaining a first morning void sample if possible.
ACR (mg/mmol) Proteinuria (g/24 hrs)
≤ 3.5 < 0.15
3.6 – 29 0.150 – 0.499
30 – 69 0. 5 – 0.99
70 -150 1.0 – 1.5
151 – 450 1.5 – 4.5
> 450 > 4.5

Modified and Adapted from Lamb E, Mackenzie F, et al., Annals of Clinical Biochemistry 2009; 46: 205- 217

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