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#1 longcaster

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Posted July 20 2011 - 08:24 PM

What is "EGFR" on a blood test? It is a measure of Kidney function, but what function.

Mine has been steady at 54, 56, 57, but now has dropped to 49. The only indication says it should be >59

What Kidney disease is this a sign of?

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Posted July 20 2011 - 08:31 PM

http://www.kidney.or...ckd/knowgfr.cfm

looks like it is not an indicator of any one disease, just overall kidney function.