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Sample Type: SERUM
This test measures the amount of urea in blood. Urea is the end product of protein metabolism. Along with creatinine, a BUN test is used to evaluate kidney function, to differentiate between various causes of kidney failure and to evaluate the response to dialysis.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking