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Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine
0020473
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
UCRT
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
24-hour urine. Specimen must be refrigerated during collection. Also acceptable: Random urine (no reference intervals).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer one 3 mL aliquot to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form. Also acceptable: Specimens previously preserved with 6M HCl, boric acid, or 5% NaOH.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.   
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Age
Male
Female
3-8 years140-700 mg/d140-700 mg/d
9-12 years300-1300 mg/d300-1300 mg/d
13-17 years500-2300 mg/d400-1600 mg/d
18-50 years1000-2500 mg/d700-1600 mg/d
51-80 years800-2100 mg/d500-1400 mg/d
81 years and older600-2000 mg/d400-1300 mg/d

Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
82570
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020207Creatinine, Urine - per volume2161-8
0020208Creatinine, Urine - per 24h2162-6
0097110Total Volume19153-6
0097111Hours Collected30211-7
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Aliases
  • Creatinine, Random Urine
  • Creatinine, Urine
  • Urine creatinine, random