Incorrect eGFR values reported by Pathology for samples received from City and Hackney GPs ~ 29/10/21 to 01/11/21 (since corrected)

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Barts Health Pathology underwent a major upgrade of all core Pathology IT systems on 29/10/21. The system supplier amended the CKD-EPI eGFR calculation syntax during this, but neglected to confirm that those values were accurate. As a consequence, eGFR results were reported that were erroneously higher than the true result.
 
The calculation was corrected ~16:00 01/11/21. We have identified 266 reports that received inaccurate eGFRs and amended them individually, to ensure the correct value is now reported. We included the below additional ‘Automated Chemistry comment’:

PLEASE NOTE: This is an AMENDED REPORT. The original CKD-EPI result released for this sample was erroneously high. Apologies for this.
 
In case we have not identified every affected result, please check that eGFR results during this time window (samples sent 28/10/21 to 01/11/21 inclusive) are consistent with previous and/or with the serum creatinine. If a list of your practice’s affected patients would be helpful, please feel free to contact James Ingram.

Expiry date: Dec 12th, 2021