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Kidney function tests

Kidney function tests are common lab tests used to evaluate how well the kidneys are working. Such tests include:

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Kidney anatomy
Kidney - blood and urine flow
Kidney function tests

Related Information

Creatinine blood test
Creatinine urine test
Creatinine clearance test
BUN - blood test

References

Oh MS. Evaluation of renal function, water, electrolytes and acid-base balance. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 22nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2011:chap 14.

Pincus MR, Abraham NZ. Interpreting laboratory results. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 22nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2011:chap 8.

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