Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine

Test Name: Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 24 Hour Urine
Collection Information: Collection of 24-Hour Urine Sample

Collect urine over a 24 hour period as per container label instructions.

No preservative necessary, but specimen should be kept refrigerated during collection.

Acidified or alkaline urine is acceptable for analysis.

Please complete the laboratory label attached to the collection bottle to include patientís name, collection start time and date and collection end time and date.
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: Male:
8.6-19.4 mmol/d

Female:
6.3-13.4 mmol/d
Effective Date: 2008-11-16
Revised Date: 2019-02-21
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Enzymatic method
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
CREU24
 
Referred To:  

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