Glomerulonephritis tests
Glomerulonephritis

Tests could include:

  • A urine sample is a painless way for your doctor to evaluate your health and test for abnormalities. When your doctor orders a urine sample test known as a urinalysis, one part of this testing may be for specific gravity. A urine specific gravity ...
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  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
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  • Creatinine is a normal waste product produced by muscle metabolism. When your kidneys are functioning normally, they filter creatinine and other waste products out of your blood and send them out of the body through urine. A creatinine urine test ...
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  • Your kidneys are the body’s main filtration system, removing waste products from your blood and releasing them via your urine. The small filters inside your kidneys are known as glomeruli. If your kidneys are not working properly, your glome...
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  • A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...
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  • The anti-glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) test looks for antibodies that attack a part of the kidney known as the glomerular basement membrane (GBM). These are called anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies. Anti-GBM antibodies can be ...
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  • A brain biopsy is a procedure used to remove a tumor or a piece of tissue from the brain so that it can be examined under a microscope to diagnose illness.
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  • A renal (kidney) scan is a diagnostic procedure that uses nuclear medicine to examine the anatomy and functioning of your kidneys. A renal scan is also called a renal scintigraphy, renal imaging, or a renogram. During this procedure, a radioactive...
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  • A renal biopsy is a procedure used to extract kidney tissue for laboratory analysis. The word "renal" describes the kidneys. A renal biopsy is also called a kidney biopsy. The test helps your physician to identify the type of kidney disease you ha...
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  • X-rays are best known for their use in evaluating broken bones. However, they can also be used to look at different parts of the body. An intravenous pyelogram (IVP) is a test that uses an X-ray and dye to show your kidneys and urinary tract. It t...
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