“Kidney Cases” How To Interpret Kidney Values on Lab Work

“Kidney Cases” How To Interpret Kidney Values on Lab Work

“I have news for you from the bloodwork we did to check your pet’s kidney function.”

And the conversation ensues about the different laboratory values that have been generated and WHAT THEY MEAN.

For example, a Creatinine value over 4.0 is a very bad thing under most circumstances but there are exceptions. And that is the purpose of this article.

How to Interpret Kidney Values Like “BUN” and “Creatinine”

 

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Dr Erik Johnson

Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.