Creatinine Test

This test measures the level of creatinine in your blood.




This test measures the level of creatinine in your blood.



This test is done to check the level of creatinine in your blood. Creatinine levels are used as a measure of how well your kidneys are working.

In an adult, the blood sample is taken from a vein in the arm.

  • Some medications can interfere with the test. Ask your healthcare provider if you need to stop taking any medications before the test.
  • Do not stop taking any medication unless your healthcare provider tells you to do so.

What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?

  • Is there any special preparation for the test? (If so, get clear instructions on what you need to do.)
  • What is the reason for the test? Will the test results change my treatment plan? If not, do I need the test?

Source UHC.com

Also known as:

Laboratory Work
Kidney Infection
Kidney Failure
Kidney Disease
Kidney Damage
Kidney Blood Test
Creatinine Test
Creatinine - Kidney Blood Test


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