24-hour urine collection, which measures the total
amount of protein in the urine collected over 24 hours. You will be diagnosed
with nephrotic syndrome if you have more than 3
grams of protein in your urine.
Blood test for albumin. Lower levels of albumin in the
blood can cause fluid to collect in the ankles, lungs, or
Creatinine and creatinine clearance.
Results of these tests give information on how well your kidneys are
Blood profile tests to measure the amount of protein,
cholesterol, and sugar (glucose) in the blood.
Kidney ultrasound to look at the kidneys. This exam
can rule out other causes of your symptoms.
You may need other tests before treatment for nephrotic
syndrome begins. These include:
It is possible that the main title of the report Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.