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Requirement for cystatin C testing in chronic kidney disease: a retrospective population-based study

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Creatinine-based estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) determines chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage, but underestimates renal function. The 2014 updated guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends that GPs reduce overdiagnosis of CKD stage 3a (eGFR 45-60 ml/min/1.73 m2) by using the renal biomarker cystatin C.To determine the population requirement for cystatin C testing, compared with current national availability of the assay.Retrospective st...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.3399/bjgp17x692585

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; CCMP
Oxford college:
Queens College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
663
Pages:
e732-e735
Publication date:
2017-09-29
Acceptance date:
2017-02-13
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pubs id:
pubs:729996
URN:
uri:ed81b4c8-8e6f-4b0f-ac21-61ed71aed1b4
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uuid:ed81b4c8-8e6f-4b0f-ac21-61ed71aed1b4
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pubs:729996
Paper number:
663

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