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Kidney function tests are common lab tests used to evaluate how well the kidneys are working. Such tests include:

References

Oh MS, Briefel G. Evaluation of renal function, water, electrolytes and acid-base balance. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2017:chap 14.

Pincus MR, Abraham NZ. Interpreting laboratory results. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2017:chap 8.

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    Kidney anatomy

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    Kidney function tests

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    • Kidney anatomy

      Kidney anatomy

      illustration

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      Kidney - blood and urine...

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      Kidney function tests

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