Proteinuria

Key Information

Appropriate Tests

 

Protein urine, Albumin urine. Renal biopsy, if indicated.

Glomerular

 

Pregnancy-induced hypertension

See under Pregnancy

Glomerulonephritis

 

Nephrotic syndrome

 

Diabetes mellitus

Albumin urine, immunological method for "microalbuminuria".

Amyloidosis

 

Hereditary nephropathies

 

  • Alport syndrome

 

Tubular

 

Renal tubular disorders

 

Renal tubulo-interstitial disorders

 

Bence Jones proteinuria

See Plasma cell myeloma

Urinary tract infection

 

Physiological

 

Orthostatic

 

Post-exercise