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Creatinine Clearance

Alternative Names:CrCl
Creat. Cl.
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:CC
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Registration Instructions:

Both 24-hour urine and paired serum samples are required.

Specimen Types:Urine 24 hour
Serum
Container Types:
Urine Bottle PLAIN
SST
Urine Bottle PLAIN
Collection & Request Instructions:

Both 24-hour urine and paired serum samples are required. Serum must be collected no earlier than 24 hours before start of urine collection and no later than 24 hours after urine collection is completed.

Record start and end date/time of collection on bottle.

Urine specimen acidified with hydrochloric acid is acceptable.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:

24-hour urine sample: weigh, note start and end date/time of collection and urine volume on the request form, aliquot, centrifuge

Serum sample: centrifuge