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GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate, Estimated) or eGFR

Mnemonic:    [Non-Orderable]
Name:    GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate, Estimated) or eGFR
Reference Range:    > 60 mL/min/1.73 sq. meters
  Method:    Simplified MDRD Calculation
Note:    GFR is calculated from serum creatinine, age, sex and race using the simplified MDRD equation.
Processing Info:    If GFR is ordered, order a serum creatinine.