You will need to have blood tests done on Monday and Thursday mornings for several weeks. The Self Reporting Records section of this handbook is provided to track the results of your blood tests. As your kidney function stabilizes, the frequency of blood tests will decrease.
Guideline of labs needed
|Discharge - Month 3||Monday, Thursday|
|Months 7-12||Every other Monday|
|1 year - 1½ years||Monthly|
|1½ years - 2 years||Every 3 months|
|2 years - 3 years||Every 4 months|
|3 years - Thereafter||Every 6 months|