Sample Type: SERUM
Method: MODIFIED JAFFE KINETIC
Creatinine is a byproduct of muscle action. The body produces creatinine at a constant rate, and healthy kidneys excrete almost all of it. By comparing your blood creatinine level to a standard level, one can assess the kidney function. The level of creatinine depends on the person's muscle mass. Hence, the level in men tends to be higher than that in women.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is required. Factors that could interfere with the test results include pregnancy, eating a lot of meat recently, large doses of vitamin C, and certain antibiotics