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Creatinine Clearence Test

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Overview
Interpreting Results
Tests Included

Overview of Creatinine Clearence Test

What is Creatinine Clearence Test?

The Creatinine Clearance test is performed to measure the rate at which a metabolic waste product called creatinine is filtered out of the blood by the kidneys to check kidney health and functioning.The amount of blood the kidneys can make creatinine-free each minute is called the creatinine clearance. This test also performs diagnosis of a kidney disease or dysfunction determined by any shortage of blood flow to the kidneys.

Why is Creatinine Clearence Test done?

  1. To help in diagnosis of kidney disease and dysfunction
  2. To diagnose a condition upon appearance of symptoms like swelling in the face and around eyes, lower back pain in the region where kidneys are located, decreased urine production, painful urination, appearance of blood in the urine, foamy urine, etc.
  3. To diagnose a condition when abnormal results appear in a blood creatinine test or estimated glomerular filtration rate test
  4. To diagnose a condition if there is a chronic condition affecting blood flow to the kidneys like heart congestion, hypertension, etc.

Preparation for Creatinine Clearence Test

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for Creatinine Clearence Test

The sample type collected for Creatinine Clearence Test is: Urine

Interpreting Creatinine Clearence Test results

Interpretations

Low creatinine clearance indicates decreased kidney function which could be due to pathogenic infections, autoimmune diseases, kidney stones, or conditions causing decreased blood flow to kidneys like congestive heart failure, long-standing hypertension (high blood pressure) or diabetes.


Tests Included in Creatinine Clearence Test(2 tests)

  • Creatinine
  • Creatinine - Spot

Provided By

NABL

CAP

ISO

About Diagno Labs

Diagno Labs, established in the year 2012, is uniquely positioned to more effectively support local pathology for enhanced patient care. Diagno Labs, with complementary areas of expertise and service offerings, allows us to build on the company's leadership positions, provide access to medical and scientific expertise, expand geographical presence to better serve customers and emerge as the most valued company in the healthcare industry. Our Parent group RJ Corp is a well-diversified Indian MNC,with an annual turnover of over 15 billion rupees. Established in the 1990s, RJ Corp has achieved heights of success under the dynamic leadership and guidance of its founder-chairman Mr. Ravi Kant Jaipuria. The group has diversified business interests in beverages, breweries, real estate, hospitality, healthcare, education, dairy, food service and retail. Our network company, Cryobanks International India, is a leader in the collection, processing and banking of umbilical cord blood stem cells.

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