What is the Cystatin C test?
This blood test measures the level of Cystatin C.
Why is the Cystatin C test important?
Cystatin C test levels help assess the function of the kidney. There are also correlations between Cystatin C levels and cardiovascular disease and specific types of cancer.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Cystatin C is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
An 8-12 hour fast is recommended before testing.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 9 business days or less.