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12 BUN:CREATININE RATIO




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This article is from the Interpretation Of Lab Test Profiles, by Ed Uthman uthman@neosoft.com with numerous contributions by others.

12 BUN:CREATININE RATIO

BUN:creatinine ratio is usually >20:1 in prerenal and postrenal
azotemia, and <12:1 in acute tubular necrosis. Other intrinsic
renal disease characteristically produces a ratio between these
values.

The BUN:creatinine ratio is not widely reported in the UK.

 

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