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Test Compendium

6224: CREATINE, SERUM

Test Code

  • 6224

Test Synonym

  • Creatine, Serum

Minimum Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

Turn Around Time

  • 3 days

CPT Codes

  • 82540
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • State the patient's sex on the test request form.

Additional Information

  • Separate serum from red cells. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.