Split urine collection (1728)

Key points below

What is a split urine collection?

It is a test to find out how much protein is in the urine during the day and at night.  It helps the doctor to find out why a child has more protein in their urine.  

How do I do the test?

It is very important to follow these directions closely.  This will give the best test results.

Follow these steps.

Important reminders for during the test:

Alert! Any substances in the 24-hour collection bottle are dangerous. A Mr. Yuk sticker on the bottle will remind you that the contents in the bottle are dangerous.  Be sure that your child and others in your family know what the Mr. Yuk sticker looks like and what it means.  Tell them it means to keep away.

Special considerations



Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.