What is Kidney / Renal Function Test (KFT / RFT)?
A renal (kidney) panel, also known as a kidney profile or kidney function test (KFT), is a group of tests that help in determining the health of the kidneys by evaluating various parameters, like proteins, electrolytes, minerals, and blood glucose.
When is a Kidney / Renal Function Test (KFT / RFT) recommended?
Your doctor may recommend a kidney function test (KFT) for the following reasons: As a part of routine health checkups.To help diagnose any diseases affecting the kidney's functions.To screen people in danger for the event of any kidney disease.To check and monitor the treatment efficacy of kidney diseases.
What does it measure?
This is a test panel done to evaluate kidney functions, and it contains a group of tests integrated to collectively analyze any malfunction related to the kidney. The kidneys are a pair of bean-shaped organs located on either side of the vertebral column within the abdomen towards the rear. The kidneys perform several important functions.The most important of those is that they filter the blood and separate the waste products generated by the normal metabolic activities of the body, primarily urea. The separation is followed, that the kidneys excreting the waste products out of the body through urine. They help in maintaining the traditional pH level and water balance of the body. The kidneys also play an essential role in the synthesis of Vitamin D and red blood cells (RBCs).The tests included in this profile are: Blood Urea Nitrogen, Blood Urea, Creatinine, BUN/Creatinine Ratio, Calcium, Phosphorus, Uric Acid, Sodium, Potassium, and Chloride.
How long will the Reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Kidney / Renal Function Test (KFT / RFT)?
The cost of the Kidney / Renal Function test in Faridabad is Rs. 700.
How often should I get tested for the Kidney / Renal Function test (KFT/ RFT)?
It depends on the doctor's assessment of your symptoms and conditions. To monitor the medication.
What are the Normal Ranges for the Kidney / Renal Function test (KFT / RFT)?
Normal Ranges:Blood Urea Nitrogen: 7 - 20 mg/dLBlood Urea : 10 - 50 mg/dLCreatinine - Male: 0.6 - 1.2, Female: 0.5 - 1.1 mg/dLCalcium - 8.5 - 10.5 mg/dLPhosphorus - 2.40 - 4.40 mg/dLUric Acid - 3.4 - 7.0 mg/dLSodium - 135 - 148 mmol/LPotassium - 3.5 - 5.0 mmol/LChloride - 98 - 106 mmol/L.
What is the type of sample required?
We require blood for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time.
Is Fasting required for the Kidney / Renal Function Test (KFT / RFT)?
Fasting is not required, can be taken anytime, depending on the doctor.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Kidney / Renal Function Test (KFT / RFT)?
There are no specific precautions for this test. Depending on the doctor.
How can I Book a Kidney / Renal Function Test (KFT / RFT) in Faridabad?
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Why Should I Book a Kidney / Renal Function Test (KFT / RFT) with Orange Health in Faridabad?
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