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Serum creatinine
     Measuring its a simple test and it is the most commonly used indicator about renal functioning.
A rise in blood creatinine level is observed only with marked damage to the functioning of nephrons. Therefore, this test is not suitable for detecting early stages of kidney disease. A better estimation of kidney function is given by the creatine clearance (CrCl) test. Creatinine clearance can be accurately calculated using serum creatinine concentration and some or […]