Microalbumin, Urine

Test Details

Lab Company: Vibrant America
Sample Type: Urine 
Collection Location:  At Home

Vibrant America's urine microalbumin test measures the albumin excreted in a patient's urine to screen for kidney

🔑 Key Details 📦 Shipping
Preparation & Timing 📊 Results
🧪 Collection Instructions 📚 More Resources
💳 Requisition & Payment
💬 Questions?

Key Details 

  • Freeze the included ice packs for at least 24 hours prior to collection.
  • Ship samples as soon as possible after collection.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Freeze the included ice packs for at least 24 hours prior to collection. 

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Collection Instructions

  1. Collect urine in the provided urine collection cup.
  2. Open the rubber cap on the UA tube. 
  3. Pour or pipette the urine from the cup into the tube.
  4. Replace the cap and seal tightly. 
  5. Write the patient's name and date of birth on the tube label.
  6. Place one frozen ice pack on the bottom of the Styrofoam box
  7. Place the sample tubes into the biohazard bag and seal. 
  8. Place the completed test requisition form into the back pocket of the biohazard bag. 
  9. Place the biohazard bag into the Styrofoam box.
  10. Place one frozen ice pack on top of the biohazard bag in the Styrofoam box. 

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You do NOT need to pay anything extra.
  • Instructions on how to fill out your requisition can be found here.
    • Since you pre-paid for your tests, you do not need to fill in the payment information on any of these forms.

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Shipping

  • Ship samples as soon as possible.
  • Ship using the provided packing materials.
    • Place one frozen ice pack on the bottom of the Styrofoam box. 
    • Place the sample tubes into the biohazard bag and seal. 
    • Place the completed test requisition form into the back pocket of the biohazard bag. 
    • Place the biohazard bag into the Styrofoam box.
    • Place one frozen ice pack on top of the biohazard bag in the Styrofoam box
  • Ship with the appropriate carrier using the provided, prepaid stamp.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 7-14 days after samples are received at the lab. We cannot guarantee processing time. 
  • Your provider will notify you when your results are in and schedule a follow-up appointment for you to review them together. 
  • Your provider may choose to release your results to you. Rupa cannot release your results without provider authorization.

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More Resources

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Questions?

For general questions, email Rupa Health at support@rupahealth.com. For test-specific questions, contact Vibrant America by calling 1-866-364-0963 or chatting with support