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The Abbreviated MDRD Study Equation for Estimating GFR from Standardized Serum Creatinine (MDRD-4)

Specialty:

Nephrology
Clinical Laboratory

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Description:

Standardization of the serum creatinine assays initiated by the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) has affected equations used to estimated the glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). The Modifiication of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) was affected by the change.

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