Name: Creatinine, Whole Blood
Test Name: Creatinine, Whole Blood
Health Link Test Code: HCWBCRET
LIS Test Code: WBCRET
CPT Code(s): 82565
Methodology: Ion Selective Electrode and/or Enzymatic
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Less than 30 minutes.
For venous samples on outpatients, send patient to UWHC Outpatient Phlebotomy to be drawn.
Specimen: Arterial or venous blood
Collection Container: Radiometer PICO® syringe
Also Acceptable: Green top
Radiometer "PICO"® syringes must be free of bubbles and clots.
Collection Volume: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.5 mL
Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood
Testing Volume: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately. Assure specimen receipt in the lab is within 15 minutes of collection.
Clotted specimens, iced specimens, specimens greater than 1 hour old when received by laboratory are not acceptable.
|2 months-2 years||0.15-0.40||0.15-0.40|
|3 years-6 years||0.25-0.50||0.25-0.50|
|7 years-10 years||0.30-0.65||0.30-0.65|
|11 years-14 years||0.40-0.80||0.40-0.80|
|15 years and up||0.70-1.20||0.55-1.05|
Interpretation Type: Reference Interval
Effective Date of Reference Range: Mon, 06 Jun 2016 07:00:00 CDT