Creatinine Pretreatment Unit of Measure


**Note 1:** Physician statement of Creatinine Pretreatment Unit of Measure can be used to code this data item when no other information is available. **Note 2:** There are two main methods of describing concentrations: by weight, and by molecular count. * Weights are recorded in grams, and molecular counts are recorded in moles. * Milligrams/deciliter (mg/dL) is the unit of measure commonly used in the United States * Micromoles/liter (umol/L) is the designated Systeme International (SI) unit of measure commonly used in Canada and Europe. * 1 mg/dL of creatinine is 88.4 umol/L. **Note 3:** The same laboratory test should be used to record information in Creatinine Pretreatment Lab Value [NAACCR Data Item # 3824].




NAACCR #3825


Code Description
1 Milligrams/deciliter (mg/dL)
2 Micromoles/liter (umol/L)
7 Test ordered, results not in chart
8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error.)
9 Not documented in medical record Creatinine unit of measure not assessed or unknown if assessed