If discordance in D/P creatinine and D/Do glucose is noted, it is recommended to repeat the PET. Clinical assessment must be taken into account if results remain discordant.10
Permission to use chart: Twardowski ZJ, Clinical Value of Standardized Equilibration Test in CAPD Patients, Current Concepts of CAPD, Blood Purif 1989;7:95-108.
***If nonenzymatic method (i.e. picric acid assay) is used for analysis of creatinine, be sure to use correction factor to accurately estimate creatinine value.
Peter G. Blake, MB, FRCPC
John M. Burkart, MD
Catherine A. Firanek, BSN, MBA
Maggie Gellens, MD
Thomas A. Golper, MD, FACP
Audrey M. Hutchcraft, MS
Pranay Kathuria, MD, FACP, FASN
James A. Sloand, MD, FACP
Beth M. Trapani, BSN, CNN
Important information on the Extraneal (Icodextrin) PD Solution