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Epic Test Code LAB65A Creatinine: Dialysate Fluid

Performing Location(s)

MIB

Includes

Total volume indicated on report.

Specimen Type

Dialysate Fluid

Preferred Container

Sterile Container

Minimum Volume to Submit for Testing

0.5 mL Dialysate Fluid

  • Multiple test can be performed from this volume. For question please contact the lab at 547-3975.  

Storage Requirements

Specimens not delivered to laboratory within 1 hour should be refrigerated

Transportation Needs

Deliver specimen to the laboratory within 1 hour of collection. If not possible see “storage requirements”

Causes for Rejection

Mislabeled or unlabeled specimen

Specimen too viscous to analyze

Clotted

Collected in wrong tube

> 2 hours at Room Temperature

> 4 days Refrigerated

Days of Analysis

All

Available STAT

Yes

Methodology

Beckman AU/Dx Series

Reference Values

Fluid Type Units Reference Range
All populations mg/dL Not established

 

CPT Code

82570

Last Updated

30-Mar-19