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for Hematuria

   
Hematuria
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Gross hematuria: in absence of UTI, urology referral.
2) Persistent microscopic hematuria with urine protein:creatinine ratio > 0.5: nephrology referral.
3) Persistent microscopic hematuria with urine protein:creatinine ratio < 0.5: urology referral.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) Renal Ultrasound
2) Renal Panel (Glu, UN, Creat, Sod, Pot, Cl, CO2, Cal, Phos, Alb) CBC
3) Quantitate proteinuria with spot protein:creatinine ratio. If proteinuria creatinine ratio > 0.5, consider GN workup (ANA, C3, C4, ANCA, hepatitis B & C).
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Kidney Diseases
Appointment Timeframe In the absence of proteinuria and if renal function is stable, this is not an emergency (30-60 days); if hematuria in setting of acute or subacute renal failure, urgent evaluation.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See Careweb
External Patients: Hand carry results including ultrasound report
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-9160
Or 888-287-1084 (toll free)
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center 
UM Consulting Physician Glomerular Disease Clinic
Revised on: 03/21/2011