Clinics and Departments

Laboratory Services

Lab Dept:

Other Fluids

Test Name:

CREATININE, FLUID

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

FCRE (specify fluid type)

Synonyms:

Fluid Creatinine

CPT Codes:

82570 – Creatinine; other source

Test Includes:

Fluid creatinine level in mg/dL

Logistics

Test Indications:

Useful measurement in body fluid to determine ruptured bladder.

Lab Testing Sections:

Chemistry

Phone Numbers:

Minneapolis:

Saint Paul:

 

612-813-6280

651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

1 day

Special Instructions:

N/A

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Body fluid (specify type)

Container:

Green top (Li Heparin) tube

Draw Volume:

0.6 mL fluid

Processed Volume:

0.2 mL fluid, spun

Collection:

Dependant on fluid type

Special Processing:

N/A

Patient Preparation:

None

Sample Rejection:

Viscous or highly colored fluids are unacceptable

Interpretive

Reference Range:

No reference ranges established

Critical Values:

N/A

Limitations:

N/A

Methodology:

Alkaline Picrate/Kinetic

References:

CREA Flex® reagent cartridge insert sheet (2010-01-21) Rev J PN 717033.002 - US

Clinical Significance, Dade Behring Inc., Glasgow Business Community, Mailbox 531, P.O. Box 6101, Newark, Delaware 19714

Jacobs & DeMott Laboratory Test Handbook (2001) Lexi-Comp, Inc, Hudson, OH, 5th Edition

Biorad Liquichekÿ Unassayed Chemistry Control (Human) product insert, Irvine, CA

Biorad Liquichekÿ Urine Chemistry Control Product insert, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Irvine, CA 92618



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