Creatinine - Urine

Creatinine - Urine

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Creatinine is a chemical waste product produced by muscle metabolism. When your kidneys are functioning normally, they filter creatinine and other waste products out of your blood. These waste products are removed from your body through urination. A creatinine urine test measures the amount of creatinine in your urine.

This Test Includes

Urine Creatinine

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Creatinine - Urine

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

As routinely as part of a comprehensive or basic metabolic panel; when you have signs and symptoms that may be due to kidney disease or damage, or when you have a condition that may affect your kidneys and/or be worsened by kidney dysfunction; at intervals to monitor treatment for kidney disease or kidney function while on certain medications.

What is this test

Creatinine - Urine evaluates the health of your kidneys; to help diagnose kidney disease and to monitor treatment for kidney disease.