A prospective evaluation of urine microscopy in septic and non-septic acute kidney injury.

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BACKGROUND Sepsis is the most common trigger for acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill patients. We sought to determine whether there are unique patterns to urine sediment in septic compared with non-septic AKI. METHODS Prospective two center cohort study of adult critically ill patients with septic and non-septic AKI, defined by the RIFLE criteria… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfr331

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