Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Creatine Disorder Panel, urine Order Code : LABCDPU
Synonyms: creatine, guanidinoacetic acid, guanidinoacetate, CDPU
Specimen Type: Required: Urine, clean-catch or random
Container Type: Required: Urine container without preservatives
Required Volume: 0.5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.2 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: Freeze. Store and transport frozen.
CPT Codes: 82540; 82542; 82570
LPCH EPIC Code: LABCDPU
SHC EPIC Code: LABCDPU
Causes For Rejection: Urine stored in container with preservatives; Urine collected with cotton, absorbent pad, or other similar materials
Department: Biochemical Genetics