Creatinine

Alphabetical Test listing

Creatinine-82

  
Creatinine
  
82
  
82565.2
  
CRE
  
Li heparin plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Gold - Spin

Dk green/lavender - Spin and separate

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Kinetic - Jaffe (Alkaline Picrate)

  
Male (adult):     0.72 - 1.25 mg/dL
Female (adult): 0.57 - 1.11 mg/dL
  
Age RTRA
< 5 years > 1.5 mg/dL
5 - 10 years > 2.0 mg/dL
10 - 15 years > 3.0 mg/dL
>15 years > 7.0 mg/dL
  

Order this test when Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) is ordered - every serum creatinine results will have a GFR calculated at no additional charge.

  
82565
  
11/30/2001
  
08/27/2018
  
02/10/2020