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What is the patient's glomerular filtration rate?
A 32-year-old man complaining of fatigue and muscle weakness is seen by his physician. Blood tests reveal a serum glucose level of 325 mg/dL and serum creatinine of 0.8 mg/dL. Results of a 24-hour urine analysis are as follows: -Total volume = 5 L -Total glucose = 375 g -Total creatinine = 2.4 g.



A. 75 mL/min
B. 100 mL/min
C. 125 mL/min
D. 200 mL/min
E. 275 mL/min

This question is part of Block 17: Urinary System
Asked by EAMTAR, Last updated: Dec 05, 2018

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EAMTAR

EAMTAR

Answered on Aug 14, 2018

200 mL/min

Merular filtration rate is approximately equal to the clearance of creatinine, which in this case is
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