Creatinine, Random Urine


Abbrev Code:UCR   
Order Code:LAB384Order Name:Creatinine Random Urine
Methodology:Bichromatic enpoint calibrated to IDMS
St Johns/St Joseph/Woodwinds: Kinetic alkaline picrate
CPT Codes: 82570 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 0.2 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Centrifuge specimens containing cells or precipitate. Aliquot 5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Refrigerated - 4 days.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics, Range, UMMC-East Bank, Lakes, Ridges, Northland, Southdale, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center, Grand Itasca, St. Joseph's, St. John's, Woodwinds)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Not defined.
GICH only: 63-166 mg/dL
Use:Provide an estimate of time for monitoring excretion of other analytes.


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