TABLE 3.

Normal Glomerular Filtration Rate Values for Children

AgeGFR (mL/min/1.73 m2)Range (mL/min/1.73 m2)
Preterm neonates (<34 wk GA)
    2 to 8 d1111 to 15
    4 to 28 d2015 to 28
    30 to 90 d5040 to 65
Term neonates (>34 wk GA)
    2 to 8 d3917 to 60
    4 to 28 d4726 to 68
    30 to 90 d5830 to 86
1 to 6 mo7739 to 114
6 to 12 mo10349 to 157
12 to 19 mo12762 to 191
2 to 12 years12789 to 165
  • GA = gestational age.

    From Way AF, Bolonger AM, Gambertogli JG. Pharmacokinetics and drug dosing in children with decreased renal function. In: Holliday MA, Barratt TM, Avner ED, eds. Pediatric Nephrology. 3rd ed. Baltimore, Md: Williams & Williams; 1994:1306.