What is a Creatinine test?
Creatinine is a by-product of a chemical substance called creatine, which helps muscles get the energy they need. As a waste product, Creatinine is filtered out of the blood by the kidneys and removed from the body through urine. A Creatinine test checks the level of this chemical in either the blood or urine. Creatinine levels can provide an indicator of how well the kidneys are working.
When is the Creatinine test recommended?
It is recommended:When you have signs or symptoms of kidney disease.To screen for kidney disease if you have diabetes, high sign, or other conditions that increase the danger of kidney disease.To check the treatment or progression of the renal disorder.To monitor the side effects of drugs, which can include kidney damage or altered kidney function.
What does it measure?
The Creatinine test is used to measure:The total amount of the substance Creatinine in the blood or the urine.A serum Creatinine test checks the amount of Creatinine in a sample of blood.A urine Creatinine test checks the total levels of Creatinine in all of the urine produced during 24 hours. These two values can also be compared in the Creatinine clearance test.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Creatinine test?
The cost of the Creatinine test in Bangalore is Rs.120.
How often should I get tested for the Creatinine test?
The Creatinine test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal ranges of the Creatinine test?
Males: 0.6–1.2 mg/dLFemale: 0.5–1.1 mg/dL
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Creatinine test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Creatinine test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Creatinine test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.com and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book a Creatinine test with Orange Health Labs in Bangalore?
Orange Health Labs is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!