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Published on January 31, 2018

Creatinine Body Fluid 

SIM

10540 

CPT

82570 

Synonyms

BF Creatinine 

Specimen Type

All body fluids except CSF.   Ex.:  Joint Fluid, Pericardial Fluid, Pleural fluid, Paracentesis fluid, Thorocentesis Fluid, Amniotic fluid, etc.  

Container

Sterile

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

1 mL

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerated

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 2 hours 

Rejection Criteria

•  Clotted fluid
•  Mucoid fluid

Reference Range

None

Critical Value

None 

Test Includes

Creatinine 

Methodology

Jaffe rate method 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

1-31-18

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on January 31, 2018

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