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Creatinine is a well established biochemical marker for renal function and is widely used to calculate estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR). In a point-of-care setting this test is often used as a screen to exclude kidney damage immediately prior to the administration of potentially nephro-toxic drugs or contrast media. EQA samples are distributed bi-monthly at an appropriate physiological range to correctly reflect the performance with patient samples.
Samples per set: 3 x 0.5mL samples
|POCT Creatinine Programme|
|Analyte||Approx. Range Covered|
|Creatinine||50 - 600||µmol/l|
|e-GFR||<15 - >90||mls/min/1.73m2|