CREATININE, URINE

Mnemonic

UCRE24H

Synonym

Urine Creatinine

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, random, 24-hour or other timed collections in acid-free urine container

Handling

Timed specimens should be refrigerated (2-8°C) during the collection process.

Preferred Volume

10.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Stability

Ambient (15-25°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 6 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Colorimetry

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

MALE:800-2000 mg/day
FEMALE:600-1800 mg/day

CPT Codes

82570

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:08 AM