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GFR. Kt/V. BUN. CCr. This alphabet soup represents important tests given to people with chronic kidney disease. These tests and others tell you and your healthcare team how well your kidneys are working and if your treatment plan is effective. Understanding what these tests measure and what the results mean can help you manage your condition.