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Tests to Measure Kidney Function

Tests to Measure Kidney Function

Laboratory tests for kidney function help to know how well our kidneys are working and detect kidney abnormalities, which mainly include blood urea nitrogen(BUN) test, serum creatinine, creatinine clearance test and testing for proteins: Bl...Read More

Overview about Gitelman Syndrome

Overview about Gitelman Syndrome

Gitelman Syndrome is a rare kidney problem and marked by hypokalaemia alkalosis. In some causes, Gitelman Syndrome also can be accompanied by hypocalcemia and low blood magnesian. Gitelman Syndrome is usually found in infant because of grow...Read More

Diagnosis of Hematuria

Diagnosis of Hematuria

Hematuria, with another name blood urine, is clinical divided to two types: microscopic hematuria and gross hematuria. Just as their name imply, microscopic hematuria refers to blood urine that need to be diagnosed with microscope and gross...Read More

Urine Protein Electrophoresis

Urine Protein Electrophoresis

Electrophoresis is a sensitive test that can help to distinguish glomerular proteinuria and tubular proteinuria by means of separating protein in urine on the basis of molecular weight. Urine protein electrophoresis is helpful to determine...Read More

Lymphocyte Subsets Reflects the Immune Function

Lymphocyte Subsets Reflects the Immune Function

Lymphocyte subsets are important indexes which can test the cellular immune and the humoral immune. They generally reflect the organic current immune function and the balance condition. It consists of the following aspects: 1.CD4 : CD 4 is...Read More

10 Substances in Your Urine Imply Kidney Problem

10 Substances in Your Urine Imply Kidney Problem

Through following examinations, we can know clearly whether kidney is damaged and the exact location of kidney damages. 1.Urine - Total Protein (U-TP) U-TP reflects the total discharge of protein into urine and the reference value is less t...Read More

9 Substances in Blood Indicates Kidney Damages

9 Substances in Blood Indicates Kidney Damages

Kidneys pass out certain waste products from our body, and when there are kidney damages, these wastes pile up in the blood. Thereby, by means of testing the amount of these substances, we can get a general understanding about kidney functi...Read More

Normal Values for Creatinine and Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)

Normal Values for Creatinine and Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)

Measuring the levels of serum creatinine and blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is useful for evaluating renal dysfunction. Understanding the meaning of high creatinine and high BUN will help patients with kidney diseases know more clearly about the...Read More

Normal Range of GFR

Normal Range of GFR

Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is a measurement of how the kidneys are work. The test result of GFR will be provided to your health care providers to evaluate your kidney condition and determine what your treatment plan should include. A...Read More

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