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Test Name: eGFR
Test Code: 2082
Other Names: Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate,GFR, Estimated
Test Includes: Creatinine, serum; eGFR calculation
Specimen Requirements: Serum (preferred),Plasma
Container: N/A
Collection Instructions: Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If green-top tube or lavender top tube is used, transfer separated plasma to a plastic transfer tube.
Stability: Separated Samples are stable at Room temperature for 3 days, Refrigerated 7 days frozen 3 months. Urine samples are stable for 7 days Refrigerated and frozen 3 months.
Rejection Criteria / Special Instructions: Moderate to Gross hemolysis; excessive lipemia; improper labeling. Urine sample leaked in the specimen bag due to improper closing of the sample cup.
Methodology: Bichromatic Rate/Kinetic Jaffe