Creatinine

Last Modified: 2/20/2019 3:41:23 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Plasma from a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin (preferred)
or
1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

1 week Refrigerated

72 hours unspun

Reference Range: Male: 
< 1 year: 0.3 - 1.0 mg/dl
1 year to 4 years: 0.1 - 0.4 mg/dl
5 years to 11 years: 0.2 - 0.7 mg/dl
12 years to 15 years: 0.4 - 0.9 mg/dl
> = 16 years: 0.8 - 1.40 mg/dl

Females
< 1 year: 0.3 - 1.0 mg/dl
1 year to 5 years: 0.1 - 0.5 mg/dl
6 years to 15 years: 0.3 - 0.7 mg/dl
> = 16 years: 0.6 - 1.10 mg/dl
Critical Ranges:

> 10.0 mg/dL

Test Comments: GFR will not reflex if patient is less than 18 years of age. 
IDSM Traceable
Methodology: Colorimetric
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Stat Eligible: Yes
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Cancer Institute, Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview LaGrange, Parkview Noble, Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw , Parkview Whitley
PHL Test Code: CREAT
EPIC Test Code: LAB970
Alternate Test Names: Cr
Included Tests: Creatinine; GFR Calculation
CPT Coding: 82565

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