False-Positive Rate of AKI Using Consensus Creatinine-Based Criteria.

@article{Lin2015FalsePositiveRO,
  title={False-Positive Rate of AKI Using Consensus Creatinine-Based Criteria.},
  author={Jennie Lin and Hilda E Fernandez and Michael G. S. Shashaty and Dan Negoianu and Jeffrey M. Testani and Jeffrey S. Berns and Chirag R Parikh and F Perry Wilson},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 10},
  pages={1723-31}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Use of small changes in serum creatinine to diagnose AKI allows for earlier detection but may increase diagnostic false-positive rates because of inherent laboratory and biologic variabilities of creatinine. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS We examined serum creatinine measurement characteristics in a prospective observational clinical reference cohort of 2267 adult patients with AKI by Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes creatinine criteria and… CONTINUE READING