Creatinine, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CREAT
POE DESCRIPTION: CREATINE; CREAT
CPT CODE: 82565
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 blood (0.2 serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

male         0.75-1.20

female      0.65-1.00