Creatinine Fluid

Sterile Specimen Cup

Container Type

Test ID LAB65
EPIC Order CREATININE, BODY FLUID
CPT Code(s) 82570
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 10 mL fluid; sterile container; No Preservatives
Micro: 1 mL fluid; sterile container; No Preservatives
Stability Room Temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated:
2 days
Frozen:
30 days
Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hour, Routine 2 hours
Reference Range Undefined
Comments
Provide fluid type.
Reference Range is not defined; therefore, other clinical data should be taken into consideration when interpreting these results.
  • Peritoneal fluid Creatinine levels greater than serum levels indicate intraperitoneal leakage of urine outside of the urinary tract.  Normal reference intervals for peritoneal Creatinine are thought to be equivalent to serum.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on January 11, 2022

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514