Understand Your Test

Urine Creatinine

Why Get Tested?

To evaluate the health of your kidneys; to help diagnose kidney disease; to monitor treatment for kidney disease.

When To Get Tested?

Routinely as part of a comprehensive or basic metabolic panel; when your have signs and symptoms that may be due to kidney disease or damage or when you have a condition that may affect your kidneys and/or be worsened by kidney dysfunction; at intervals to monitor treatment for kidney disease or kidney function while on certain medications.