CREATININE 

Test Details:

The creatinine blood test is used to assess kidney function. It measures the level of creatinine in the blood and provides an estimate of the effectiveness of the kidneys filtration rate or glomerular filtration rate.

Test Required for:

Creatinine is a waste product that is formed when creatine breaks down in the body muscles. Creatinine levels in the blood helps your doctor to determine how well your kidneys are functioning.

Test Ordered for:

to assess the creatinine level in your blood.

Test Recommended:

Test recommended to asses the function of your kidneys. High level indicates kidney failure, dysfunction and Azotemia. A low level is indicative of long-lasting infections.

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  • Sample Type : Blood

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What is Serum Creatinine Test?

The creatinine blood test is used to assess kidney function. It measures the level of creatinine in the blood and provides an estimate of the effectiveness of the kidneys filtration rate or glomerular filtration rate.

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What is the normal range for Serum Creatinine Test?

The normal range for women lies between 0.5 to 1.1 mg/dL and the same for men lies between 0.6 to 1.2 mg/dL.

 

What do the deviations from the normal range indicate?

A high creatinine level indicates the following conditions:

Kidney failure
Azotemia
Kidney dysfunction
Chronic kidney disease
A low creatinine level indicates the presence of any long-lasting infections.

 

Is there any preparation required for this test?

No special preparation is required.