32100:CREATININE, 24 HOUR URINE

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32100:CREATININE, 24 HOUR URINE
Methodology: Colorimetry/Alkaline Picrate
Edit Date: 1/13/2006
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82570
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: 24-hour urine in a 24-hour urine container. Do not add preservatives. Refrigerate during collection. Note time collection started and stopped.
Handling: Send complete collection in original container. If submitting aliquot, mix total collection well and measure and record total volume before pouring off into a sterile container.
Standard Volume: 25 mL aliquot or total urine collection.
Minimum Volume: 5 mL urine.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Incomplete collection; specimen not refrigerated.

Reference Range:
Male 0.8-2.0 g/24 hours
Female 0.6-1.8 g/24 hours