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Epic Test Name CREATININE SERUM
Components
Synonyms CREATININE , CREAT
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green / Yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED or SST, K2 - EDTA plasma.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Enzymatic
Reference Range Serum/plasma Males 0.67-1.17 mg/dL Females 0.51-0.95 mg/dL Children < 2 m 0.31-0.88 mg/dL Children 2-12 m 0.16-0.39 mg/dL Children 1-3 y 0.18-0.35 mg/dL Children 3-5 y 0.26-0.42 mg/dL Children 5-7 y 0.29-0.47 mg/dL Children 7-9 y 0.34-0.53 mg/dL Children 9-11 y 0.33-0.64 mg/dL Children 11-13 y 0.44-0.68 mg/dL Children 13-15 y 0.46-0.77 mg/dL Urine (1ST Morning) Value Males 40-278 mg/dL Females 29-226 mg/dL Urine (24 Hour) Value Males 980-2200 mg/24hr Females 720-1510 mg/24hr
CPT Code(s) 82565
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT < 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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