Creatinine in the dog: a review.

  title={Creatinine in the dog: a review.},
  author={J. P. Braun and Herv{\'e} Pierre Lefebvre and Andrew Watson},
  journal={Veterinary clinical pathology},
  volume={32 4},
Creatinine is the analyte most frequently measured in human and veterinary clinical chemistry laboratories as an indirect measure of glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Although creatinine metabolism and the difficulties of creatinine measurement have been reviewed in human medicine, similar reviews are lacking in veterinary medicine. The aim of this review is to summarize information and data about creatinine metabolism, measurement, and diagnostic significance in the dog. Plasma creatinine… CONTINUE READING