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Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate Based on Serum Beta-Trace Protein (BTP) Concentrations

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Beta-trace protein (BTP) can be used to estimate the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). This may be particularly useful in renal transplant patients treated with corticosteroids, for whom cystatin C may not be reliable.

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