Kidney function tests are common lab tests used to evaluate how well the kidneys are working. Such tests include:
BUN (Blood urea nitrogen) Creatinine - blood Creatinine clearance Creatinine - urine
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Pincus MR, Abraham NZ, Bluth M. Interpreting laboratory results. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 24th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2022:chap 9.
Review Date: 19/10/2022
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