Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate

Last Modified: 3/25/2019 2:29:59 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:

This test is a calculated value 

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Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Plasma from a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin (preferred)
1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

1 week Refrigerated

72 hours unspun

Reference Range: Black: >60 mL/min/1.73 m2
Non-Black: >60 mL/min/1.73 m2
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: GFR will not reflex if patient is less than 18 years of age
Methodology: Colorimetric
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw
PHL Test Code: GFR
EPIC Test Code: LAB2390
Alternate Test Names: eGFR; GFR; Glomerular Filtration Rate
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: No Charge

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