These blood tests have significant margins of error and should not be used to make public health recommendations, the CDC said.
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The tests look for blood proteins called antibodies, which the body produces days or weeks after fighting an infection.
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Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and a physician in Tucson, Ariz
While the only way to know for sure if you have kidney disease is to get tested, there are a number of physical signs. Sometimes people attribute these physical symptoms of kidney disease to other conditions. This is because those with kidney disease tend not to experience symptoms until the very late stages, when the kidneys are failing or when there are large amounts of protein in the urine.
Humans are terrible at timing when it comes to finding out how to effectively treat health problems. And we're even worse at recognizing our bodies' subtle cues that something might be wrong in the days, weeks, or even years leading up to a health crisis.
Hospitals should be places of safe health care delivery and recovery from acute or chronic illness. You should also be a smart patient. Take inventory of your kidney health prior to coming to the hospital and share these answers with your health care practitioner so that they are reflected in your medical records.