This test helps diagnose and manage conditions affecting kidney function. It can also be used as part of general health screening, to find out if you are at risk of developing kidney disease, or as a follow-up for someone who has already been diagnosed with kidney disease.
Some signs and symptoms associated with kidney disease include swelling or puffiness, especially around the eyes or in the face, wrists, stomach, thighs or ankles; urine that is foamy, bloody, or coffee-colored; a decrease in the amount of urine; problems urinating, such as a burning feeling or abnormal discharge during urination, or a change in the frequency of urination, especially at night; and mid-back pain, below the ribs, near where the kidneys are located.
Those experiencing signs and symptoms associated with kidney disease; Those who are being treated for kidney disease; Those who have certain risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes.
This test requires at least an 12 hour fasting state. Therefore no food or liquid 12 hours prior to testing. Water is OK! We also recommend a urine for microalbumen at least once a year.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.