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Daly TM, Kempe KC, Scott MG

Bouncing creatinine levels

N Engl J Med (Jun) 334:1749-1750 1996

In this paper, spuriously low creatinine levels were found in an ICU patient when the samples were contaminated with dopamine or dobutamine from a central line. Creatinine by an enzymatic method was affected, but not by a colorimetric technique.

The original text of this letter is available from the NEJM by clicking here.