Creatinine, Serum

Code

1565

Principle

Creatinine is eliminated from blood by glomerular filtration. Reduced renal function results in an increased serum creatinine concentration.Measurement of serum creatinine is used to diagnose and monitor acute and chronic renal disease, estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR), or assess the status of renal dialysis patients.

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Enzymatic