Specimen Requirements

Title

CREATININE, URINE

Specimen Requirement

1-24 hour urine. Measure Total Volume and include on order form. Aliquot off urine specimen in clean leak proof container.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp: 2 days; Refrigerated: 6 days

Reference Range

By report

Turnaround

1 day

Clinical Use

Renal function test when used as part of creatinine clearance; crude marker for completeness of 24-hour urine collections when collected for other purposes

Test Code

UCREA