Bladder Cancer Markers, Urine
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Nuclear matrix protein (NMP) 22, bladder tumor antigen (BTA), cytogenic marker for bladder cancer.
To assist in diagnosing bladder cancer.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. As appropriate, provide the required urine collection container and specimen collection instructions.
Method: Enzyme immunoassay for NMP22 and BTA, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for cytogenic marker.
NMP22: Negative: Less than 6 units/mL, borderline: 6 to 10 units/mL, positive: greater than 10 units/mL.
Cytogenic Marker: Negative.
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
Timely notification to the requesting health-care provider (HCP) of any critical findings and related symptoms is a role expectation of the professional nurse. A listing of these findings varies among facilities.
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Bladder Cancer Markers, Urine." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425069/3/Bladder_Cancer_Markers_Urine.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Bladder Cancer Markers, Urine. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425069/3/Bladder_Cancer_Markers_Urine. Accessed September 15, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Bladder Cancer Markers, Urine. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425069/3/Bladder_Cancer_Markers_Urine
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Bladder Cancer Markers, Urine [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425069/3/Bladder_Cancer_Markers_Urine.
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