Table 9.1

Definitions of abnormalities in albumin excretion

CategorySpot collection (mg/g creatinine)
Normal<30
Increased urinary albumin excretion*≥30
  • * Historically, ratios between 30 and 299 mg/g have been called “microalbuminuria” and those >300 mg/g have been called “macroalbuminuria” (or clinical albuminuria).