CREAZ - Overview: Creatinine with Estimated GFR (MDRD), Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CREAZ    
Creatinine with Estimated GFR (MDRD), Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful


-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).

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay
Also available as part of an electrolyte panel.

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Creatinine with eGFR, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Equation