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Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code CDPU
Performed by ARUP
Sendout? Yes
Method LC/MS/MS
Container type Urine cop/container
Amount to Collect 2
Sample type URINE
Preferred volume 2
Min. Volume 0.5
Processing notes Aliquot sample and freeze. Aliquot cannot be shared with other tests. Transport to CB frozen. Order ARUP test code 2002333.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Specimens exposed to more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Normal range
Synonyms Creatine, Guanidinoactic acid, GAA, Guanidinoacetate, AGAT, GAMT
Stability Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks
Turn around times 2-9 days
Additional information Initial test to diagnose or rule out creatine deficiency syndromes following clinical presentation. Order Creatine Disorders Panel, Serum or Plasma, simultaneously for proper result interpretation.
CPT coding 82540, 82570, 83789
LOINC code 14683-7, 34155-2, 34275-8
Last Updated 6/2/2017 11:58:33 AM
Entry Number 1792
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