Creatinine with Estimated GFR (MDRD), Serum
NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.
-Diagnosing and monitoring treatment of acute and chronic renal diseases
-Adjusting dosage of renally excreted medications
-Monitoring renal transplant recipients
Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR):
Serum creatinine measurement is used in estimating GFR for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and those with risk factors for CKD (diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and family history of kidney disease).
Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay
Also available as part of an electrolyte panel.