Screening For Chronic Kidney Disease
- Over 60 years
- Strong family history of chronic kidney disease
- Urinary obstruction
- Medical diseases affecting the kidneys
- Body size
- Blood creatinine level
|Stage||Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)|
|1||Over 90 mL/min (normal)|
|2||60 to 89 mL/min (mild decrease)|
|3||30 to 59 mL/min (moderate decrease)|
|4||15 to 29 mL/min (severe decrease)|
|5||under 15 mL/min (kidney failure)|
Urine Protein Level
- Protein-to-creatinine ratio
- Albumin-to-creatinine ratio
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- Reviewer: Adrienne Carmack, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/28/2014 -
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