Investigation : Creatinine
Specimen type : Serum
Spec container : Serum Gel 
Volume required : 5 ml
Reference range : 50 - 130 µmol/l
MALE Ref range : 59 - 104 µmol/l
FEMALE Ref range : 45 - 84 µmol/l
Turnaround : <24 hours

N-acetylcysteine and the Acetaminophen metabolite N-acetyl-p-benzoquinone imine (NAPQI) independently may cause falsely low results.
Venipuncture should be performed prior to the administration of Metamizole, as this drug may lead to falsely low results.

Additional information on serum creatinine and its clinical use can be found here: serum creatinine .

New male/female creatinine reference intervals 01/05/21, results unaffected.


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