Cystatin-C GFR

Sunquest Code:CYSGFR  
Epic Code:LAB3417Epic Name:Cystatin C with GFR
Synonyms:Cystatin C; Cystatin-C with CKD-EPI Calculation; Glomerular Filtration Rate, GFR
Methodology:Rate nephelometry
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported Monday-Friday; results are reported within 3 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Red (no gel))

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator,
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ARDL))


Reference Range:
0-3 mo 0.8-2.3 mg/dL
4-11 mo 0.7-1.5 mg/dL
1-17 y 0.5-1.3 mg/L
18 y and older 0.51-1.05 mg/L
Use:For evaluation of glomerular filtration rate.

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