Properties of Cystatin C

  • only 1 serum sample required
  • not influenced by:
    - muscle mass, body surface, food intake
  • no tubular secretion
  • no analytical interference with:
    - Cephalosporines
    - Aspirin
    - Cyclosporine
    - Bilirubin
  • identical reference ranges for
    adults and children
  • no urine collection necessary