Protein urine test

Urine protein; Albumin - urine; Urine albumin; Proteinuria; Albuminuria

The urine protein dipstick test measures the presence of proteins, such as albumin, in a urine sample.

Albumin and protein can also be measured using a blood test.

White nail syndrome

White nail syndrome may also be called leukonychia. Leukonychia can occur with arsenic poisoning, heart disease, renal failure, pneumonia, or hypoalbuminemia.

Protein urine test

Urine is usually tested for protein when kidney disease is suspected.

How the Test is Performed

How to Prepare for the Test

How the Test Will Feel

Why the Test is Performed

Normal Results

What Abnormal Results Mean

Risks