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Can kidney infection and kidney failure be detected through a blood test?

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Posted on Fri, 15 May 2015
Question: having a blood test what are the readings for a healthy kidney infection and kidney failure
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Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha (8 hours later)
Brief Answer:
kidney function

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

I am sorry for the short delay in my reply. It was a busy day at the hospital. Here are the parameters which are considered important for a normal kidney

1. Serm creatinine less than 1.3 mg/dl
2. No loss of Protein in urine
3. normal sized kidneys
4. good cortico medullary differentiation in ultrasound
5. urine output to match the water intake

I hope I was of help, please get back to me for further queries

Regards
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Brief Answer: kidney function Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query I am sorry for the short delay in my reply. It was a busy day at the hospital. Here are the parameters which are considered important for a normal kidney 1. Serm creatinine less than 1.3 mg/dl 2. No loss of Protein in urine 3. normal sized kidneys 4. good cortico medullary differentiation in ultrasound 5. urine output to match the water intake I hope I was of help, please get back to me for further queries Regards