Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Creatine Disorder Panel, plasma Order Code : LABCDPP
Synonyms: creatine, guanidinoacetic acid, guanidinoacetate, CDPP
Specimen Type: serum or plasma
Container Type: Mint top gel tube (Lithium Heparin), Green top gel tube (Sodium Heparin), SST Gold top gel tube, Red top tube (no additive)
Required Volume: 1.0 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.3 mL
Methodology: Liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry
Components: Creatinine; Creatine; Guanidinoacetic acid; Interpretation by the Medical Director when necessary
Standard Run Times: Batched; 2-3 times per week
Turnaround Time: 7 days
Special Handling: Separate plasma from cells ASAP and freeze plasma immediately. If submitting serum, separate serum from cells as soon as clotted and freeze immediately. Store and transport frozen. Critical Frozen.
CPT Codes: 82542
LPCH EPIC Code: LABCDPP
SHC EPIC Code: LABCDPP
Department: Biochemical Genetics