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Microalbumin Assay

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Microalbumin: An Independent Predictor of Progressive Renal Disease

Benefits of the Randox Microalbumin Assay

Exceptional correlation

A correlation coefficient of r=0.99 was displayed when the Randox microalbumin assay was compared to commercially available methods.

Dedicated calibrator & controls available

Dedicated calibrator and controls available offering a complete testing package.

Excellent precision

The Randox microalbumin assay displayed a precision of <4.8% CV.

Liquid ready-to-use

The Randox microalbumin assay is available in a liquid ready-to-use format for convenience and ease-of-use.

Applications available

Applications available detailing instrument-specific settings for the convenient use of the Randox microalbumin assay on a variety of clinical chemistry analsyers.

Ordering Information

Cat NoSize
MA2426R1 1 x 60ml (C) (L)
R2 1 x 7ml
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MA3828R1 6 x 20ml (L)
R2 3 x 8ml
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MA8056R1 2 x 20ml (L)
R2 2 x 6.6ml
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MA8325R1 1 x 20ml (L)
R2 1 x 4.6ml
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MA4072R1 3 x 20ml (L)
R2 3 x 7.5ml
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MA8388R1 1 x 20ml (L)
R2 1 x 7.8ml
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MA8160R1 2 x 20ml (L)
R2 2 x 9ml
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(C) Indicates calibrator included in kit
(L) Indicates liquid option

Instrument Specific Applications (ISA’s) are available for a wide range of biochemistry analysers.  Contact us to enquire about your specific analyser.

  • PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE
  • Clinical Significance

Albumin is one of the major plasma proteins and is usually present in very low concentrations in urine. Damage to the glomerular basement membrane can alter its permeability meaning albumin and other proteins usually reabsorbed and recirculated in the blood enter the urine. Sustained elevations of urinary albumin concentrations are called microalbuminuria 1.

Microalbuminuria is strongly associated with poor glycaemic control, hypertension and other diabetic complications including ischaemic heart disease, diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy. Microalbumin is an early biomarker of diabetic nephropathy, the most common complication of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) 2. Microalbuminuria is an independent predictor of progressive renal disease and cardiovascular mortality. Due to the increasing prevalence of obesity, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome in children, screening for microalbuminuria seems highly relevant in the paediatric population to detect and prevent cardiovascular disease 3.

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