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Equations of Grubb et al for Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) from Serum Cystatin C

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

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Grubb et al developed 2 equations for predicting the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) based on a patient's serum cystatin C concentration. One advantage is that the equations are valid at any age. The authors are from University Hospital Lund, University Hospital Malmo and Lasarettet (Trelleborg) in Sweden.

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