Table 13B.2. Standard evaluation of pediatric kidney transplant candidates

History and physical examination Laboratory tests

Hematology (complete blood count with platelets and differential) Coagulation (prothrombin time, partial thromboplastin time, thrombin time) Chemistry (serum electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, liver function tests, lipid panel, serum electrophoresis, parathyroid hormone. Urine (urinalysis, urine culture, 24 hour urine for protein)

Blood bank/immunology (ABO type, hepatitis profile, human immunodeficiency virus, HLA type, antileukocyte antibody screening. Virology

Cytomegalovirus Epstein-Barr virus Herpes simplex virus Varicella zoster virus Measles, mumps, rubella titers Radiology

Vesicourethrogram or (VCUG) voiding cystourethrogram Chest x-ray Bone age Electroencephalogram Consultations Social worker Dentists Neurologist Psychologist Nutritionist Cardiologist Vaccines

Pneumococcal Hepatitis B Purified protein derivative

Reprinted with permission from Matas AJ, Najarian J. Pediatric Surgery 1998; 563-580. © Mosby-Year Book Inc.

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