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

Abbrev Code:CRPOCPOCT   
Order Code:POC47Order Name:Creatinine POCT
CPT Codes: 82565 x1
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 FLMC, FRH, FNH: Fresh whole blood collected in dry heparin syringe. Alternate: Green (lithium heparin gel)
  • FLMC, FNH, FRH  and FSH CT/MRI only: Green (lithium heparin, gel)
  • 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 or tube between palms for at least 5 seconds each in two different directions, then invert the syringe or tube repeatedly for at least 5 seconds. Discard the first 2 drops of blood.
Causes for Rejection:Underfilled tube.

Processing and Shipping

Stability:Test immediately. For questions, contact the point of care team at your facility.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Point of Care  (Clinics, CSC Maple Grove, Lakes, Northland, Range, Ridges, Southdale, St. John's, UMMC East Bank, UMMC West Bank, Woodwinds)


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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