For the investigation of renal function.
As creatinine levels depend on muscle mass, it is recommended
that the eGFR is used to identify and monitor patients
with chronic kidney disease
Part of Profile
Request on ICE as U&E
Serum in yellow top (SST) tube
Causes for Rejection
Unlabelled or inadequately labelled sample
These depend on age and bodyweight.
Male: 60-130 µmol/L
Female: 60-110 µmol/L
See laboratory report form for age-related reference ranges