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Test ID: CYSTC    
Cystatin C with Estimated GFR, Serum

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Cystatin C:

An index of glomerular filtration rate, especially in patients where serum creatinine may be misleading (eg, very obese, elderly, or malnourished patients)

 

Assessing renal function in patients suspected of having kidney disease

 

Monitoring treatment response in patients with kidney disease

 

Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR):

An index of GFR, especially in patients where serum creatinine may be misleading (eg, very obese, elderly, or malnourished patients); for such patients, use of CKD-EPI cystatin C equation is recommended to estimate GFR

 

Assessing renal function in patients suspected of having kidney disease

 

Monitoring treatment response in patients with kidney disease

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoturbidimetric

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Cystatin C with Estimated GFR, S