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CRE24
CREATININE, 24-HOUR URINE

Test Code CRE24 
Test CREATININE, 24-HOUR URINE 
Methodology Enzymatic Colorimetric 
Description Useful for the evaluation of renal function. 
Specimen 10 mL (minimum volume: 1.0mL) from a 24-hour urine collection in a clean, non-sterile plastic urine container. No preservative preferred; HCL and Boric Acid are acceptable. Refrigerate specimen during the collection and send specimen refrigerated.

NOTE:
1. 24-HOUR VOLUME IS REQUIRED ON REQUEST FORM FOR PROCESSING.
2. Prior to aliquoting specimen, mix specimen well, measure and record volume and any urine preservative information.
3. Follow "Urine Collection" instructions. 

Reference Values Males: 1.0 - 2.0 g/24 hours
Females: 0.8 - 1.8 g/24 hours 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 82570  

Special Instructions