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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 69-71

A patient with serum creatinine of 61 mg/dl


1 Department of Nephrology, Manipal Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Critical Care, Manipal Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.179202

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Spurious elevation of serum creatinine by Jaffe assay is known to occur due to a variety of substances. This results in subjecting the patient to invasive and complicated procedures such as dialysis. We report a rare case of false elevation of this renal parameter following exposure to an organic solvent.






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