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Cystatin C, Serum

Mnemonic:    [CYSTATIN]
Name:    Cystatin C, Serum
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Minimum Spec:    0.4 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0095229
  Method:    Quantitative Nephelometry