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Are there tests to diagnose acute kidney failure?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Blood tests like BUN and creatinine and the glomerular filtration rate or GFR in blood are the most readily available tests.
Comparing these numbers to previous will guide the diagnosis of acute versus chronic.

In brief: Yes
Blood tests like BUN and creatinine and the glomerular filtration rate or GFR in blood are the most readily available tests.
Comparing these numbers to previous will guide the diagnosis of acute versus chronic.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
A simple blood test called serum creatinine.

In brief: Yes
A simple blood test called serum creatinine.
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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