Item Value
Test name Creatinine, Body Fluid
(Not a routinely available test. See 'Additional information')
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus & Mission Bay Chemistry
Normal range None established. If urine leakage into a body cavity has occurred, the concentration of creatinine in the body fluid may be within the concentration range of creatinine found in urine. Random urine creatinine concentrations are typically between 80 mg/dL to 150 mg/dL and can range from approximately 20 mg/dL to 300 mg/dL (see Barr, DB et al. Environmental Health Perspectives 113:192-200, 2005).
Container type Red top or clean container
Amount to Collect 5 mL fluid
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Sample type Body Fluid

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