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Creatinine, body fluid

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB65

 

Methodology: 

Enzymatic

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Body Fluid in a Sterile Container.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL.

 

Reference Interval: 

Surgical Drain: Normal body fluid creatinine concentrations are similar to serum concentrations.

Body fluid to serum creatinine ratio > 1 suggests specimen contamination with urine

CPT Code(s): 

82570

Last Changed: 

7/2/2018 2:02 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 3:18 PM