BlO UREA NITRO/UREA (BUN)
Why to get tested?
To evaluate the health of your kidneys; to help diagnose kidney disease; to monitor the effectiveness of dialysis and other treatments related to kidney disease or damage
When to get tested?
As part of a routine comprehensive or basic metabolic panel; when you have signs and symptoms that may be due to kidney disease or you have a condition that may cause or be worsened by kidney dysfunction; at regular intervals when you are being treated for kidney disease or damage
What sample needed?
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
What preparation I need before test?