Do I need prescription for renal function test?

Patient

Q: Would i be able to get renal function tests done at a lab without prescription?

Symptoms:  I'm diabetic, hypertensive with elevated creatinine and BUN. I'm on medication prescribed by my doctor in India. Presently I'm in the US, and i feel great in terms of health. Also my blood pressure and blood sugar are int he normal range therefore want to get know how my kidneys are doing. Hence plan to get renal function evaluated.
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