Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

CREATININE, 24 HOUR URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2095         Geisinger Epic ID: 14342

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine, as above; minimum 5 mL
Special notes:
Mix well. Estimate total collection volume from 24-hour urine container. Remove required aliquot. Record total volume on both aliquot tube and request slip (if applicable).

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 2 days. Refrigerated: 6 days. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
A complete 24-hour urine collection is required. Any other specimen is unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Male 1-2 gm/24 hours.
Female 0.8-1.8 gm/24 hours
CPT code(s):
82570
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Creatinine - 24-hour urine, 24-hour total volume.
Methodology:
Enzymatic (GBH, GLH, GCMC, GVML)
Jaffe
Synonyms:
CRET24
Clinical significance:
Creatinine is the product of creatine metabolism. Creatinine is measurement of renal function.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday - Sunday
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Robyn Stokes  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Ann Mack, Deborah Dempsey  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Melissa Forsythe  
Frequency: All shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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