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Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Serum/gel/plasma (red/yellow/green top)


Turnaround Time:

24 hours


Part of urea and electrolyte profile.

eGFR is calculated from creatinine concentration using the CKD-EPI formula (age/gender/ethnicity).

For patients under 18 years of age, an alternative formula is used (Schwartz). Please provide the height of the patient in cm for calculation.

Other Comments:

See also: SodiumPotassiumUreaCreatinine