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At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To assess your kidney function if you have known or suspected kidney disease, but only in specific settings when traditional kidney function tests are misleading
When to Get Tested?
When a healthcare practitioner suspects that you may have decreased kidney function, but serum creatinine measurements are not reliable; it may be ordered at regular intervals when you have known kidney dysfunction.
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?