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Estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate Using Serum Cystatin C (Equations of Randers et al, Orlando et al, and Coll et al)

Specialty:

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

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Description:

Cystatin C is a low molecular weight protein which can be used to estimate the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). It is more sensitive to early loss in renal function than creatinine, with less variation by gender or age.

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