Protein/Creatinine Ratio Cost

Protein/creatinine ratio aids in estimating excretion of urine protein rate in patients with overt proteinuria along with acting as a guide for further therapy. Presence of protein in urine signifies danger and indicates disease or damage to the kidney, or this may also be transient elevation caused due to medication, infection, physical/emotional stress or vigorous exercise.

With the help of below list, you can learn about the cost range of protein/creatinine ratio in your city. To get more info on diagnostic labs across your city, click on the link provided.

Protein/Creatinine Ratio Cost in Various Indian Cities
We have Protein/Creatinine Ratio price information in 80 cities.
CityAverage PriceStarting PricePrice Upto
AgraRs. 290.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 500.00
AhmedabadRs. 321.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 700.00
AllahabadRs. 365.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 700.00
AnantapurRs. 239.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 350.00
AurangabadRs. 382.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 450.00
BangaloreRs. 430.00Rs. 120.00Rs. 1200.00
BardhamanRs. 390.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 550.00
BareillyRs. 333.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 450.00
BhopalRs. 280.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 450.00
BhubaneswarRs. 271.00Rs. 80.00Rs. 450.00
ChandigarhRs. 342.00Rs. 130.00Rs. 580.00
ChennaiRs. 311.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 1400.00
CoimbatoreRs. 249.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 400.00
CuttackRs. 196.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 350.00
FaridabadRs. 345.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 450.00
GhaziabadRs. 262.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 400.00
GorakhpurRs. 357.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 500.00
GunturRs. 206.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 400.00
GurgaonRs. 352.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 600.00
GuwahatiRs. 345.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 800.00
GwaliorRs. 359.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 500.00
HaridwarRs. 207.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 420.00
HowrahRs. 458.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 650.00
HyderabadRs. 319.00Rs. 60.00Rs. 750.00
IndoreRs. 422.00Rs. 160.00Rs. 600.00
JaipurRs. 263.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 500.00
JalandharRs. 244.00Rs. 120.00Rs. 400.00
JamshedpurRs. 396.00Rs. 220.00Rs. 500.00
JodhpurRs. 230.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 450.00
KanpurRs. 438.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 3200.00
KhararRs. 250.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 450.00
KochiRs. 185.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 300.00
KolkataRs. 508.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 846.00
KotaRs. 337.00Rs. 90.00Rs. 500.00
KurnoolRs. 225.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 250.00
LucknowRs. 325.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 600.00
LudhianaRs. 358.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 900.00
MaduraiRs. 317.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 450.00
MangaloreRs. 165.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 300.00
MeerutRs. 225.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 450.00
MohaliRs. 621.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 1700.00
MoradabadRs. 505.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 700.00
MumbaiRs. 521.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 2700.00
MysoreRs. 334.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 450.00
NadiaRs. 375.00Rs. 350.00Rs. 400.00
NagpurRs. 200.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 350.00
NalgondaRs. 355.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 500.00
NashikRs. 420.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 600.00
Navi MumbaiRs. 514.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 600.00
NelloreRs. 272.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 425.00
DelhiRs. 380.00Rs. 130.00Rs. 2700.00
NoidaRs. 409.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 800.00
PatialaRs. 375.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 500.00
PatnaRs. 333.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 500.00
PondicherryRs. 195.00Rs. 80.00Rs. 450.00
PuneRs. 366.00Rs. 80.00Rs. 700.00
RaipurRs. 401.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 700.00
RajkotRs. 296.00Rs. 130.00Rs. 480.00
RanchiRs. 303.00Rs. 120.00Rs. 420.00
SalemRs. 346.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 500.00
SecunderabadRs. 250.00Rs. 60.00Rs. 600.00
SiliguriRs. 436.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 700.00
SolapurRs. 229.00Rs. 140.00Rs. 400.00
SrikakulamRs. 285.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 400.00
SrinagarRs. 305.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 450.00
SuratRs. 336.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 500.00
ThaneRs. 436.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 700.00
ThiruvananthapuramRs. 164.00Rs. 80.00Rs. 250.00
TirupatiRs. 300.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 400.00
UdaipurRs. 386.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 600.00
VadodaraRs. 349.00Rs. 140.00Rs. 550.00
VaranasiRs. 445.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 1200.00
VijayawadaRs. 335.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 700.00
VisakhapatnamRs. 360.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 700.00

On the procedure day for protein/creatinine ratio test, lab analyst will provide you with a tiny bottle to store your urine samples. You need to collect it and give it to your doctor; which takes not more than 5 minutes of your time. You can also order the test at home. Patients under medications or therapies need to follow few instructions before taking the test.

Urine tests are usually associated with kidney problems. Any issues affecting your kidneys can call for protein/creatinine test.

Causes of abnormal protein/creatinine ratio in our body:

Diabetic nephropathy – The disease damages your kidneys causing diabetes. The process of filtration is not done completely, which results in the presence of protein in your urine.

Renal failure – Renal failure can lead to disturbance in many of kidney's functions; one of which is filtration. On a similar note, such health problems are one of the reasons that your urine may contain protein in it.

Autoimmune kidney disorders – Autoimmune disorders attack body's own healthy cells and keep them from functioning normally. Similarly, in autoimmune kidney disorders, kidney cells are attacked by immune system making it dysfunction against its processes.

Renal infections – Renal infections are among the major reasons that may disturb the protein/creatinine ratio in your urine.

Symptoms that show a disturbed protein/creatinine ratio:

The following changes in your health may mean that you may be suffering from a disturbed protein/creatinine ratio:-

  • Swelling of limbs
  • Bubbles in your urine
  • Sudden swelling of your face
  • Foaming while you urinate
  • Abdomen swelling

In a protein/creatinine ratio, you have to provide a sample of your urine. Test procedures are mainly conducted early morning. Follow few instructions a night before the test for a normal result. Physicians advice patients to discontinue specific medicine dosages a day before the test if they may hamper the test results. You may or may not be asked to fast for few hours before the test. Jot down such important criteria and do follow them as required. Along with this test, doctors may also advice to conduct a Comprehensive metabolic panel test which includes different tests such as BUN, total protein test, creatinine test, and albumin test for checking liver and kidney function.

Protein/Creatinine Ratio FAQs
Q: Which tissue sample is used for Protein:Creatinine ratio?
A: A 24 hour urine sample or a sample taken randomly, is used for Protein:Creatinine ratio.
Q: How should the urine sample collected for testing be stored?
A: Urine sample is stored in sterilized containers away from heat and light in a cool and dry environment.
Q: What is 24 hour urine sample?
A: Various urine samples are collected from the patient over a period of 24 hours to evaluate levels of protein at different time periods.
Q: Why do pregnant women require Protein:Creatinine Ratio Test?
A: Pregnant women undergo the test to diagnose pre-eclampsia.
Q: What are the indications for undergoing Protein:Creatinine ratio test?
A: Proteinuria, swelling of extremities, shortness of breath, urinary troubles, are some indications for undergoing Protein:Creatinine ratio test.
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