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The abbreviation eGFR stands for estimated glomerular filtration rate, notes the American Kidney Fund. An eGFR calculation provides valuable information about a person's kidney function. More »

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The Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate, or EGFr, blood test measures the level of creatine in the bloodstream, according to the American Kidney Fund. Creatine is produced by the muscles and normally filtered out by the... More »

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The estimated glomerular filtration rate is not a blood test; it is an estimate of kidney function based on the results of a creatinine blood test, explains the American Kidney Fund. An eGFR above 60 is considered normal... More »

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The estimated glomerular filtration rate test is used to measure how well the kidneys are working by performing a creatinine test and calculating a glomerular filtration rate, according to Lab Tests Online. Doctors analy... More »

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The eGFR test determines the glomerular filtration rate of the kidneys, which indicates how well the kidneys are functioning, states MedlinePlus. A blood sample is needed to determine eGFR, which is calculated using a fo... More »

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eGFR, officially known as estimated glomerular filtration rate, measures how well the kidneys are performing and indicates potential early kidney damage, according to The Renal Foundation. It is a number used in conjunct... More »

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The estimated glomerular filtration rate is not a blood test; it is an estimate of kidney function based on the results of a creatinine blood test, explains the American Kidney Fund. An eGFR above 60 is considered normal... More »

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