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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Creatinine, Fluid

Test Name

Creatinine, Fluid

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 1mL fluid

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Body fluid collected in red top vacutainer or sterile urine container. Indicate source of fluid

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Centrifuge to remove cellular material.

Stability: Creatinine is stable for 4 hours at room temperature, refrigerated for 1 week and for 6 months at -15°C to - 20°C.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature ASAP.

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

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

45 Mins for Trauma / Stat - 2 hours for routine

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Male: 9 – 17 mmol/d

Female: 7 – 15 mmol/d

Test Code

FCR

Methodology

Spectrophotometric

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019