Test Directory

Creatinine

Containers - Adult

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Brown Cap, Gel Clotted
Volume Range

0.1 mL

Additive per Container

None

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Orange Cap
Volume Range

​0.1 mL

Additive per Container

Lithium-heparin

Containers - Child

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Orange Cap - Paediatric
Volume Range

0.1 mL

Additive per Container

Lithium-heparin

Reference ranges

<7 days: No reference range stated

8-28 days: 15 - 39 µmol/L

29 days - 1 yr: 12 - 31 µmol/L

1 - <2 years: 13 - 28 µmol/L

2 - <3 years: 15 - 34 µmol/L

3 - <4 years: 15 - 42 µmol/L

4 - <7 years: 20 - 44 µmol/L

7 - <12 years: 26- 57 µmol/L

12 - <15 years: 31 - 67 µmol/L

Male: 15 - <18 years: 39 - 92 µmol/L

Female: 15 - <18 years: 34 - 72 µmol/L

Male: 18 - <19 yrs: 61 - 97 µmol/L

Female: 18 - <19 yrs: 53 - 78 µmol/L

Male: 19 years: 64 - 111 µmol/L

Female: 19 years: 50 - 98 µmol/L

Laboratory Site

RIE
51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4SA
Telephone (Biochemistry): 0131 242 6806
SJH
Howden Road West
Howden
Livingston
West Lothian
EH54 6PP
Telephone: 01506 523000
WGH
Crewe Road South
Edinburgh
EH4 2XU
Telephone (Biochemistry): 0131 537 1910/1

Anticipated turnaround

1 day

General additional information

Also, see entry for estimated GFR.