Serum creatinine

Hi. My mother took a basic health checkup from SRL lab last saturday in which all basic test was done. The matter of concern is, her elevated serum creatinine level which is detected as 2.7mg/dL. The consultant has suggested in the report to consult a Nephrologist. Does the elevated value signifies chronic kidney condition or syndrome related to kidney. I need an opinion.
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Elevated creatinine may be due to chronic kidney disease or acute kidney problems. She will need an urine analysis and USG KUB region to understand the underlying renal pathology. Consult a nephrologist immediately. Hope this helps.
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