Kidney function tests
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
Oh MS, Briefel G. 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. 23rd ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2017:chap 14.
Pincus MR, Abraham NZ. Interpreting laboratory results. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 23rd ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2017:chap 8.
Review Date: 10/15/2018
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