Renal Function Tests and Disease States – Section 4 of “Urinalysis: Procedures and Correlations, 2nd Edition”
Self-Study 180.1 – Basic Level
Contact Hours (Points): 4
Written by Linda J. McCown, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
Portions of this course was originally written by Malva Waters, MS, MT(ASCP) and Marji Rapp, MT(ASCP). Published 2007. Revised 2015.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 3: LABORATORY RENAL FUNCTION TESTS
Glomerular Filtration Rate; Measurement of Clearance; Creatinine Clearance; Procedure; Discussion; Inulin Clearance; GFR Estimation from Calculations Using the Serum Creatinine Level; Total Urine Protein; Albumin:Creatinine Ratio in Untimed Urines; Renal Plasma Flow; Plasma Non-protein Nitrogen Products; Urea Nitrogen (plasma); Creatinine (plasma); Plasma BUN/Creatinine Ratio; Cystatin C; Future urine analysis; THE URINE IN DISEASE: Nonrenal Diseases; Diagnosis of Kidney Disease; Glomerular Disorders; Acute Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis(APSGN); Oher Glomerular Disorders; Chronic Glomerulonephritis; Systemic Conditions Affecting the Kidneys; Nephrotic Syndrome; Tubular Disorders: Acute Tubular Necrosis ATN / Toxic Nephritis; Other Tubular Disorders; Tubulointerstitial Diseases and Urinary Tract Infections; Cystitis; Acute Pyelonephritis Chronic Pyelonephritis; Other Infections; Viral Infections; Acute Interstitial Nephritis; Acute Renal Failure; Chronic Kidney Disease; Metabolic Diseases; Other; Renal Transplantation