Lab Test : Creatinine

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Creatinine.
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:CREA
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.1 mL
Container:3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)
Temperature:Transport to lab within 30 minutes.
Rejection:N/A
Normal:0.4-1.1 mg/dL
Uses:High creatinine levels are seen in renal disease and insufficiency (uremia), urinary tract obstruction, reduced renal blood flow, congestive heart failure, shock, vomiting diarrhea, diuresis and increased bone formation. Low creatinine levels are caused by debilitation.
Limitations:N/A
Method:Colorimetric biochromatic rate (kinetic Jaffe)
 

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