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Test Compendium

2063: CREATININE, URINE, 24 HR

Test Code

  • 2063

Test Synonym

  • URINE CREATININE 24 HR

Volume

  • 10 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Urine

Container

  • 24 Hour Urine Container

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

Special Instructions

  • 24 Hour Urine without additives

Additional Information

  • Please Record the 24 Hour Volume on the Patient Requisition Form and the Urine Container. If urine must be collected with a preservative for other analytes, only hydrochloric acid (14 to 47 mmol/L urine, e.g. 5 mL 10 % HCl or 5 mL 30 % HCl per liter urine) or boric acid (81 mmol/L, e.g. 5 g per liter urine) may be used.

Specimen Stability

  • Stability in urine (without preservative):2 days at 15-25 degrees C, 6 days at 2-8 degrees C, 6 months at -20 degrees C Stability in urine (with preservative):3 days at 15-25 °C, 8 days at 2-8 °C, 3 weeks at (-15)-(-25) °C