What is GFR?
This test is ordered when your doctor thinks that you may have kidney damage or that you may be at increased risk for developing kidney disease. Warning sings of kidney disease include swelling or puffiness especially around the eyes, or in the face, wrist; decreased amount of urine, problems urinating like burning; mid back pain, high blood pressure etc.
Preparation for GFR
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for GFR
The sample type collected for Glomerular Filtration Rate is: Blood