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What dies it mean when you kidney count is 1.7 ?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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Presume yo have been told the blood/serum creatinine id 1.
7 this is a test for kidney function and needs to be converted to another parameter called GFR or glomerular filtration rate which is a better term to define kidney function. This GFR value between 0-90 is staged as stage 1 to stage 5, stage 5 being worse its a measure of how well your kidneys are eliminating waste.

In brief: See below

Presume yo have been told the blood/serum creatinine id 1.
7 this is a test for kidney function and needs to be converted to another parameter called GFR or glomerular filtration rate which is a better term to define kidney function. This GFR value between 0-90 is staged as stage 1 to stage 5, stage 5 being worse its a measure of how well your kidneys are eliminating waste.
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