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creatinine, serum/plasma
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: CRET
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (red, gold, or lithium heparin green top tube).
Pediatrics: 0.5 mL blood (green or red microtainer). 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: 0-7 DAYS: 0.4-1.1 MG/DL 8 DAYS - 1 MO: - 0.3-0.8 MG/DL 1 MO - 1 YR: 0.2-0.6 MG/DL 1 YR - 9 YRS: 0.2-0.7 MG/DL 9 YRS - 18 YRS: 0.3-1.0 MG/DL >18 YRS MALE: 0.8-1.4 MG/DL FEMALE: 0.6-1.2 MG/DL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 45 min 
CPT Code(s): 82565 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 46
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/01/2014
Time: 00:54:22 (24hr)