Synonyms: Kidney (Function) Panel

Why It Is Done:

*For overall review of the state of the kidneys *Useful in determining possible kidney disease

Test Overview:

A group of tests that include:

Albumin, serum; BUN; BUN:creatinine ratio; calcium, serum; carbon dioxide, total; chloride, serum; creatinine, serum; glucose, serum; phosphorus, serum; potassium, serum; sodium, serum

How To Prepare:

Fasting 10 to 12 hours