Creatinine

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Creatinine

Condition / Indication: Renal function

Special precautions & notes: Part of urea and electrolytes (U/E) profile

Timing of samples:

Reference range: Male Adult: 59 - 104 μmol/L, Female Adult: 45 - 84 µmol/L. See document below for Reference Ranges in Children (ages 0-18 years).

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: Hospital patients 4 hours; GP patients 24 hours