urinary albumin/creatinine ratio
urinary albumin/creatinine ratioA practical measure of renal function used in patients with diabetic renal disease. It is measured using a sample of the first morning urine.
Defined as albumin:creatinine ratio >2.5mg/mmol (men) or >3.5mg/mmol (women), or albumin concentration >20mg/l.
Defined as albumin:creatinine ratio >30mg/mmol or albumin concentration >200mg/l.