This group of tests gives an idea of how well the kidneys are working. They can also indicate if there is an increased risk for kidney disease.
This group of tests helps a healthcare provider determine how well the kidneys are working. It also measures chemicals that can:
A kidney function test may be recommended:
In an adult, the blood sample is usually taken by placing a needle in a vein in the arm.
This care path's costs do not include the charge to draw blood from a vein (venipuncture). There will only be one charge to draw blood, even if multiple tests are being performed on the samples that are taken.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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