URL of this page: //medlineplus.gov/ency/imagepages/9230.htm

Creatinine urine test

Creatinine urine test

Overview

Urine creatinine levels can be used as a screening test to evaluate kidney function, or can be part of the creatinine clearance test.

Review Date 7/7/2019

Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.