Cystatin C at AACC 2019

10. Jul 2019 | 2 min read

Cystatin C at AACC 2019

 

Learn more about cystatin C at AACC 2019

Cystatin C is a superior kidney marker and can be used to estimate GFR for all patients independently of gender, weight, muscle mass, and age if patient is older than 2 years. Cystatin C is recommended by KDIGO and NICE (1,2).

Particle-Enhanced Turbidimetric Immunoassay (PETIA)


The Gentian Cystatin C Immunoassay is a Particle-Enhanced Turbidimetric Immunoassay (PETIA) for in vitro diagnostic testing of cystatin C in human plasma and serum samples. It performs rapidly in only 10 minutes.

FDA510(k) cleared and CE-marked


The Gentian Cystatin C Immunoassay is FDA510(k) cleared and CE-marked. It is one of the methods selected to evaluate the commutability of the World standard procedure by IFCC [3] (ERM-DA471/IFCC standardised).

Cystatin C on a wide range of analysers


The immunoassay can be applied on a wide range of clinical chemical analysers with documented high inter instrument accuracy [4].

 

Examples of instruments

  • Siemens Healthcare: ADVIA®
  • Abbott Laboratories: ARCHITECT®
  • Beckman Coulter: AU®
  • Ortho Clinical Diagnostics: VITROS®
  • Mindray: BS®


References


[1] O.Z. Ismail, et al., 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2017.01.005 

[2] Tangri N, et al Kidney Int 2011;79:471-7

[3] Grubb A et al, Clin Chem Lab Med 2010;48: 16-19

[4] Eckfeldt JH, et al. 2014 CYS Survey. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015;139:888-93.

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