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Test Code LAB3226 Cystatin C

Test Name Alias

3014 | cystatin 3 

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Capillary collect ok: Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: No

Processing Instructions:

  • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 7 days

Frozen: aliquot serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Test Frequency

Testing will be batched and performed on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Reference Range

≥ 18 years old: 0.60 – 1.15 mg/L

Performing Department

TOXICOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Turbidimetric

CPT

82610

CDM Code

4058988

Epic Test ID

1230100583

Interface Order Alias

11631

LOINC

Cystatin C: 33863-2

Mayo Access Code

SHO11631 (former: | SHO3014)

Reviewed Date

1/10/2020