Creatinine

Test Code

CREA

Methodology

Testing performed on Beckman Coulter DxC 700 AU analyzing serum.

Test Utility

Used in the diagnosis and treatment of renal diseases, and in monitoring renal dialysis.

Specimen Storage and Stability

Allow SST specimens (Gold Top or Tiger, minimum 2.0mL) to clot 30 to 60 minutes, then immediately centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Refrigerate at 2-8C or 36-46F.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Serum Creatinine is stable for 7 days at 2-8C and indefinitely when frozen at -20C or colder.

Specimen Rejection

  • Improperly labeled

  • Specimen grossly

  • Hemolyzed uncentrifuged

Reference Ranges

Performed

Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.

Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.

STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.

*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.

Contacts

Vibra Health Laboratory

Phone: (248) 846-0663

VibraHealthLab.com

1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083