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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.

Update Date 8/29/2015

Updated by: Laura J. Martin, MD, MPH, ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.