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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Creatinine, Urine 24 Hrs

Test Name

Creatinine, Urine 24Hrs

Plain 24 bottle Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 24 hour plain container bottle

Minimum Volume = 5 mL urine from mixed urine Collection

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: 24h urine collected in metal-free container without preservative and kept refrigerated or on ice during collection. Ensure collection bottle is labelled correctly. Keep the collected urine refrigerated if possible and return to lab ASAP.

Write your "start" and "end" date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition. Avoid mineral supplements for 5 days.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Aliqout 3 mL from mixed urine collection and Centrifuge.

Stability: Stable for 24Hrs at room temperature or refrigerated.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature ASAP. Place on ice if time of collection to time sample get to lab exceeds 2hrs.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled, leaking and/or Non sufficient Quantity (Not Sufficient Quantity) will be rejected.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 day

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Male: 9.0 - 17.0 mmol/d

Female: 7.0 - 15.0 mmol/d

Test Code

24CR

Methodology

Spectrophotometric

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019