Renal Function Test

Collection from Noida & Indirapuram, Ghaziabad

Purpose of Test

This is a series of tests which are performed in order to examine the smooth and proper functioning of kidney. This series of tests includes BUN and Creatinine test. Our kidney is an important component of the excretory system of our body. Hence its proper and smooth functioning is a must which indicates the importance of this test.
As   a series of tests is performed all these tests have different normal values. Their ratio and proportion also matter in calculating the normal results. This may vary according to the person’s age and sex. Taking all these things into consideration normal value for the test is calculated.
Reasons Behind Abnormal Results

The abnormal results of this test indicate the following complications or problems:-

  • Liver or kidney disorder
  • Malnutrition or over hydration
  • Muscle breakdown or urinary obstruction

How Test Performed

This test is performed by taking out the patient’s blood sample and then examining it in the laboratory with a series of specimens to get the results. Few medicines may alter the test results hence the patient is required to avoid few medications before the test as per the doctor’s advice.

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