Cystatin C

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Cystatin C

Condition / Indication: Requests only accepted from the Renal team, to test potential organ donors or to rule out/confirm CKD in certain conditions.

Special precautions & notes: Renal requests ONLY.

Reference range: Up to 3 months: <1.71 mg/L, 3 months to 50 yrs: <1.00 mg/L, >50 yrs: <1.40 mg/L

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Alternative container: Li heparin (green top) or EDTA (lavender top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 7 days

Referral location: Department of Clinical Biochemistry, King's College Hospital, Bessemer Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS