A single measure of urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin was accurate for diagnosing acute kidney injury

Mathew, Anna; Garg, Amit X.
December 2008
ACP Journal Club;12/16/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 6, p11
Academic Journal
The article offers information on accuracy of a single measure of urinary neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin for diagnosing acute kidney injury (AKI). 635 continuous patients were examined and patients receiving hemodialysis were excluded. Main results indicated that 4.7% of patients had AKI and it was thus concluded that a single measure of urinary neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin was accurate for diagnosing acute kidney injury.


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