Minmin Gong, Yibin Yang, Shixian Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the early predictive and diagnostic significance of the acute kidney injury (AKI) associated biomarkers for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).
METHODS: From January to June, 2014, relevant clinical data of participants were collected upon admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) in Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical College. Levels of serum cystatin C (sCys C), neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (sNGAL), urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (uNGAL), urinary kidney injury molecule-1 (uKIM-1), interleukin-18 (uIL-18), and N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (uNAG) were detected by enzyme linked immune sorbent assay (ELISA), and compared between AKI and non-AKI patients...
October 2015: Zhong Nan da Xue Xue Bao. Yi Xue Ban, Journal of Central South University. Medical Sciences