Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Urinalysis: creatinine

Contributor(s): Kathleen P Freeman

Overview

  • Creatinine derived from muscle metabolism and excreted via kidneys.
  • Excretion directly related to glomerular filtration rate.
  • Urine creatinine concentrations can be measured in the same way as [serum] Blood biochemistry: creatinine.

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

Availability

  • Widely available at commercial laboratories.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Kaneko J J (1997) Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals. 5th edn. Harvey J W & Bruss M L (eds). Academic Press, Boston.


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