Turnaround Time: 4 hours
Type of tube needed:
- SST Serum Separated Tube
Tests included in this profile:
|Kidney Function||Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Bicarbonate, Creatinine, Urea, EGFR (CAL)|
Importance of the profile:
Your kidneys play a vital role in keeping your body functioning including removing waste products, releasing hormones to regulate blood pressure and controlling the production of red blood cells. A healthy kidney function is vital to your overall health and wellbeing.
Urea: Urea tests are used to show how well the kidneys are working as well as being an indicator of diseases affecting the kidneys and liver.
Creatine: Creatinine tests are used as an indicator of whether the kidneys are working normally.
EGFR: GFR tests are used to detect and monitor changes in the kidney status.