Cystatin C Immunoassay

Cystatin C testing 

Cystatin C is a well-known marker used for both acute and chronic kidney diseases (CKD), and the marker is recommended by KDIGO and NICE [1-3].

Why measure cystatin C?

  • Avoiding the creatinine blind area

  • Cystatin C equations do not need to adjust for race/ethnicity [4-7]

  • Independent of muscle mass

  • Improved accuracy when selecting the dose of  important drugs


Webinar: Why choose the Gentian Cystatin C immunoassay?

Short webinar discussing cystatin C advantages, avian antibodies and turbidimetric efficiency:
 

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Gentian Cystatin C advantages 


  • Particle-Enhanced Turbidimetric Immunoassay (PETIA)
  • ERM-DA471/IFCC standardised
  • FDA510 (k) cleared and CE-marked
  • Serum and plasma samples
  • Rapidly performed in only 10 minutes
  • Can be applied on a wide range of automated clinical chemistry analysers
  • Avian antibodies – less interference

Contact us for more information 

For more details on Gentian Cystatin C Immunoassay and prices please contact us at marketing@gentian.com or fill out the form below:

 

 

 

Cystatin C immunoassay brochure

 


References:

  1. Ismail OZ et al. (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2017.01.005

  2. Tangri N et al. (2011). Kidney Int 2011;79:471-7

  3. NCIC Clinical guideline (CG182) updated jan 2015 section 2.1 

  4. www.kidney.org/news/newsroom/factsheets/African-Americans-and-CKD 
  5. www.consultqd.clevelandclinic.org/chronic-kidney-disease-in-african-americans-puzzle-pieces-falling-into-place/ 
  6. www.nccd.cdc.gov/CKD/FactorsOfInterest.aspx?type=Race/Ethnicity 
  7. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763564/