Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Creatinine, Whole Blood

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
1 mL blood in green top (sodium heparin) tube

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
15 minutes

Methodology
ABL

Ranges
Age Dependent
0-14 days = 0.2-0.8 mg/dL
14 days-2 yrs = 0.2-0.6
2-10 yrs = 0.4-0.8
10-12 yrs= 0.5-1.0
>12 yrs, female = 0.5-1.0
>12 yrs, male = 0.5-1.3

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