Urine tests are one of the most valuable tools to help detect and diagnosis kidney disease. Urine contains a number of chemicals (protein, for example) that can indicate whether your kidneys are functioning properly. The urinalysis and the 24-hour creatinine clearance are examples of urine tests.
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