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Estimated Gomerular Filtration Rate

Alternate names:
eGFR
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Notes:

 This test is a calculated value.  It is automatically reported whenever a sample is submitted for Creatinine assessment.

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
4 hours
Reference Interval:

 Refer to www.kidney.org.au for more information.

For detection of chronic kidney disease both the eGFR and UACR (urine albumin creatinine ratio) needs to be assessed. Then refer to "Chronic kidney disease (CKD) management in general practice" at the above website.

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TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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