Item Value
Test name Creatinine, Plasma / Serum
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 & Mt. Zion Chemistry
Normal range Creatinine:
Age Male Female
0 to 14 days 0.30-0.90 mg/dL 0.30-0.90 mg/dL
15 days to < 2 years 0.10-0.30 mg/dL 0.10-0.30 mg/dL
2 to < 5 years 0.20-0.40 mg/dL 0.20-0.40 mg/dL
5 to < 12 years 0.30-0.60 mg/dL 0.30-0.60 mg/dL
12 to < 15 years 0.40-0.80 mg/dL 0.40-0.80 mg/dL
15 to < 19 years 0.60-1.00 mg/dL 0.50-0.80 mg/dL
≥ 19 years 0.61-1.24 mg/dL 0.44-1.00 mg/dL



eGFR:
≥ 18 years > 60 mL/min/1.73 m2
< 18 years Not calculated (See Addtl. Info.)


1. Pediatric reference ranges adopted from "CLSI-based transference of the CALIPER database of pediatric reference intervals to Beckman Coulter DxC biochemical assays" Clinical Biochemistry 48 (2015) 870–880
2. Normal range for adults was adopted from vendor Chemistry Information Sheet and verified by running 53 female and 44 male lab volunteers at UCSF Clinical Labs.
Container type Light green top preferred, Gold top acceptable
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood Click here for Microdetermination info
Sample type Plasma or serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667