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 Overview

Electrolytes play a pivotal role in the overall wellbeing of a person and any deficiency of this can result in kidney malfunction.

What is Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes?

Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes is a test which detects any malfunctioning of the kidney which may result due to deficiency of electrolytes.

  • The test estimates the time taken by the kidneys to remove the waste from the body.
  • Any abnormal amounts of an electrolyte can be tested through the Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes

Urine test is an efficient way of conducting Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes.

Why is Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes suggested?

Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes is suggested for the following:

  • The test is suggested if the doctor suspects an increased level of creatinine or BUN- Blood urea nitrogen.
  • It is done to detect the amount of other electrolytes.

How is Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes performed?

Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes is performed as follows:

  • The test is done either using a blood sample or a urine sample.
  • A 24-hour urine sample can be provided by the patient at the pathology.
  • Alternatively, blood can be drawn from the vein of the patient and can be tested upon.

What are the parameters measured in Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes?

Parameters measured in Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes are:

  • Creatinine.
  • Urea
  • Electrolytes like sodium and potassium.

Preparation before performing Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes

Preparation for Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes is as follows:

  • The patient needs to fast for the number of hours suggested by the doctor.

Post-care after Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes

Post-care for Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes is:

  • Discuss the results with the health practitioner inorder to improve the current status of the disorder.

 Sample types in Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes

Sample types in Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes are:

  • Urine
  • Blood

Side effects/risks of Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes

Side effects of Kidney Function Test with Electrolytes are:

  • When using a needle to prick, there are rare chances of an infection.

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