Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Creatinine Clearance

Test Name: Creatinine Clearance
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 4.5 mL Green top Vacutainer
and
24 hour urine collection
Collection Information: Plasma and timed urine collection must be collected within the same 24 hour period.

No preservative in urine container. Collect urine over a 24 hour period as per container label instructions.

For children, height and weight must be given for calculation.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Monday - Friday
0800 - 1600 h
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
24 hours
Stat
1 hour
 
Reference Range: 
0 min - 124 years:
1.24-2.24 mL/s

Correction for body surface area:
0 min. - 124 years: 1.17-2.33 mL/s/1.73 m2
Effective Date: 2010-07-13
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Enzymatic method
(see plasma creatinine for reference)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
CRCLU24
 
Referred To:  

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