To assess and monitor kidney function related to acute or chronic nephritis.
Urine (5 mL) from an unpreserved random or timed specimen collected in a clean plastic collection container.
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units|
|Urine Creatinine (Conventional Units × 8.84)|
|2–3 yr||6–22 mg/kg/24 hr||53–194 micromol/kg/24 hr|
|4–18 yr||12–30 mg/kg/24 hr||106–265 micromol/kg/24 hr|
|Adult male||14–26 mg/kg/24 hr||124–230 micromol/kg/24 hr|
|Adult female||11–20 mg/kg/24 hr||97–177 micromol/kg/24 hr|
|Creatinine Clearance (Conventional Units × 0.0167)|
|Children||70–140 mL/min/1.73 m2||1.17–2.33 mL/s/1.73 m2|
|Adult male||85–125 mL/min/1.73 m2||1.42–2.08 mL/s/1.73 m2|
|Adult female||75–115 mL/min/1.73 m2||1.25–1.92 mL/s/1.73 m2|
|For each decade after 40 yr||Decrease of 6–7 mL/min/1.73 m2||Decrease of 0.06–0.07 mL/s/1.73 m2|
Creatinine, Urine, and Creatinine Clearance, Urine has been found in Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests
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