Kidney Function Panel: Reference Values

Kidney Function Panel is a group of tests to evaluate the condition of the kidneys and help diagnose kidney disease. In general, it is composed of 13 tests.

Components of the Test and Their Reference Values:

  • Sodium:
    • <1 year: not established
    • ≥1 year: 135-145 mmol/L
  • Potassium:
    • <1 year: not established
    • ≥1 year: 3.6-5.2 mmol/L
  • Chloride:
    • <1 year: not established
    • 1-17 years: 102-112 mmol/L
    • ≥18 years: 98-107 mmol/L

  • Bicarbonate:
    • Male:
      • <1 year: not established
      • 1-2 years: 17-25 mmol/L
      • 3 years: 18-26 mmol/L
      • 4-5 years: 19-27 mmol/L
      • 6-7 years: 20-28 mmol/L
      • 8-17 years: 21-29 mmol/L
      • ≥18 years: 22-29 mmol/
    • Female:
      • <1 year: not established
      • 1-3 years: 18-25 mmol/L
      • 4-5 years: 19-26 mmol/L
      • 6-7 years: 20-27 mmol/L
      • 8-9 years: 21-28 mmol/L
      • ≥10 years: 22-29 mmol/L
  • Anion gap:
    • <7 years: not established
    • ≥7 years: 7-15

  • Blood urea nitrogen (BUN):
    • Male:
      • <1 year: not established
      • 1-17 years: 7-20 mg/dL
      • ≥years: 8-24 mg/dL
    • Female:
      • <1 year: not established
      • 1-17 years: 7-20 mg/dL
      • ≥18 years: 6-21 mg/dL
  • Creatinine:
    • Male:
      • <1 year: 0.17-0.42 mg/dL
      • 1-5 years: 0.19-0.49 mg/dL
      • 6-10 years: 0.26-0.61 mg/dL
      • 11-14 years: 0.35-0.86 mg/dL
      • ≥15 years: 0.74-1.35 mg/dL
    • Female:
      • <1 year: 0.17-0.42 mg/dL
      • 1-5 years: 0.19-0.49 mg/dL
      • 6-10 years: 0.26-0.61 mg/dL
      • 11-15 years: 0.35-0.86 mg/dL
      • ≥16 years: 0.59-1.04 mg/dL

  • eGFR: >60 mL/min/BSA
  • Calcium:
    • <1 year: 8.7-11.0 mg/dL
    • 1-17 years: 9.3-10.6 mg/dL
    • 18-59 years: 8.6-10.0 mg/dL
    • 60-90 years: 8.8-10.2 mg/dL
    • >90 years: 8.2-9.6 mg/dL
  • Glucose:
    • <1 year: not established
    • ≥1 year: 70-140 mg/dL
  • Total Protein:
    • <1 year: not established
    • ≥1 year: 6.3-7.9 g/dL
  • Albumin:
    • <1 year: not established
    • ≥1 year: 3.5-5.0 g/dL

  • Phosphorus:
    • Male:
      • <1 year: not established
      • 1-4 years: 4.3-5.4 mg/dL
      • 5-13 years: 3.7-5.4 mg/dL
      • 14-15 years: 3.5-5.3 mg/dL
      • 16-17 years: 3.1-4.7 mg/dL
      • ≥18 years: 2.5-4.5 mg/dL
    • Female:
      • <1 year: not established
      • 1-7 years: 4.3-5.4 mg/dL
      • 8-13 years: 4.0-5.2 mg/dL
      • 14-15 years: 3.5-4.9 mg/dL
      • 16-17 years: 3.1-4.7 mg/dL
      • ≥18 years: 2.5-4.5 mg/dL

Interpretations:

The results of the test are not diagnostic. Therefore, you need further tests to make a specific medical decision.

 

Keywords: Kidney Function Panel; Kidney Panel; Renal Function Panel; Renal Panel

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