Glomerulonephritis tests
Glomerulonephritis

Tests could include:

  • A urine specific gravity test compares the density of urine to the density of water. This quick test can help determine how efficiently your kidneys are diluting your urine.
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  • Learn why a creatinine urine test is done, how to prepare for it, what to expect during the test, and how to interpret the results.
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  • The 24-hour urine protein test checks the function of the kidneys and detects disease. Urine samples are collected in over a period of 24 hours.
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  • Your doctor may order a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) test if they suspect your kidneys aren't working properly. This is a simple blood test.
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  • A urinalysis is a laboratory test to detect problems with your body that can show signs in your urine. Learn about the procedure and how to prepare.
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  • Your doctor may find they need a sample of your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy.
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  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
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  • A renal scan involves the use of radioactive material called a radioisotope to examine your kidneys and how they function.
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  • The test helps your doctor identify the type of kidney disease you have, how severe it is, and the best treatment for it.
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  • Find information on why a serum albumin test is performed, how to prepare for the test, what to expect during the test, and how to interpret results.
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