How reliable is creatinine test?

How reliable is creatinine test?

In this video, Dr. Sunil Dargar, MBBS, MD, Pathologist, New Delhi, will talk about how reliable is creatinine test There is always a misperception depending on the value of urea or the value of creatinine. Creatinine is a stable indication of kidney’s filtration capability compared to urea. Urea can get affected by multiple situations like dehydration or the type of nitrogenous or protein food intake whereas creatinine mostly remains uninfluenced by it. Creatinine is an osmotically inactive substrate reliable as a better indicator of the excretory health of kidneys as compared to urea. Hence, Dr. Dargar talks about the difference between urea and creatinine and which one is best reliable test used for kidneys.

Dr. Sunil Dargar

MBBS, MD - Pathology & Microbiology. Has 38 years of experience. Pathologist in Jasola, Delhi and has an experience of 38 years in this field. Practices at Delhi ENT Multispecialty Hospital and Research Centre in Jasola, Delhi. Completed MBBS from Nagpur University in 1980 and MD - Pathology & Microbiology from Nagpur University in 1983. A member of Delhi Medical Council.

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