Abbott i-Stat Creatinine - Point of Care Testing (POCT)

Sunquest Code:CRPOCB  
Epic Code:POC47Epic Name:Creatinine POCT
Turnaround Time:Performed daily; results are available immediately.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:0.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.1 mL
Container:See Collection Instructions
Collection Instructions:
  • All sites except FRH: Green (lithium heparin gel tube) and, Alternate: Fresh whole blood collected in dry heparin syringe.
  • FRH  and FSH CT/MRI only: Green (lithium heparin tube)
  • Lithium heparin tubes must be filled to manufacturer's fill line indicated by the black box on the label.
  • Patients taking Hydroxyurea should not have this test performed. Incorrect results will be obtained. Order a LAB66 (Creatinine). 
  • If not tested immediately, re-mix sample by rolling syringe between palms for at least 5 seconds each in two different directions, then invert the syringe repeatedly for at least 5 seconds. Discard the first 2 drops of blood.

Processing and Shipping

Stability:For questions, contact the laboratory at your facility.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Point of Care  (University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics, University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics, Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-West Bank, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, Fairview Clinics)


Reference Range:

0-21 d

0.33-1.01 mg/dL

22 d – 8 y

0.15-0.53 mg/dL

9-14 y

0.39-0.73 mg/dL

15-19 y

0.50-1.00 mg/dL

20 y & older, female

0.52-1.04 mg/dL

20 y & older, male

0.66-1.25 mg/dL



Use:Monitor creatinine values and kidney function at the patient's bedside.

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