Biochemistry Test

Blood urea nitrogen

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
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Test : Blood urea nitrogen

Indications : kidney damage


Physiology : It is the catabolic product of proteins and the excess is excreted in kidneys.

Normal Range : 7-25mgs/dl

Interpretation : Increased levels indicate heart and kidney damage. Decreased levels indicate malabsorption and low protein intake

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shyam1967, India

my blood urea is 42 mgm%, is it shows any disease, what steps to be taken

medicina2009, Sri Lanka

No capillaries used for the test only venous blood is taken for the test

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