How Cystatin C measurement contributes to health care equity

How Cystatin

Kidney function is assessed in the laboratory by measuring serum creatinine and/or Cystatin C and estimating glomerular filtration rate using equations. Since 2009 the most frequently used equation has been the 2009 CKD-EPI equation, which includes Cr, age, sex and race in the equation. 

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