Urine biomarkers predict acute kidney injury in newborns.

  title={Urine biomarkers predict acute kidney injury in newborns.},
  author={David J. Askenazi and Rajesh H. Koralkar and Hayden E. Hundley and Angela Montesanti and Pushkar Parwar and Srdjan Sonjara and Namasivayam Ambalavanan},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={161 2},
OBJECTIVE To identify urine biomarkers predictive of acute kidney injury (AKI) in infants admitted to level 2 and 3 neonatal intensive care units with birth weight >2000 g and 5-minute Apgar score ≤ 7. STUDY DESIGN A nested case-control study was performed comparing 8 candidate urine AKI biomarkers in infants with AKI (defined as a rise in serum creatinine of at least 0.3 mg/dL or a serum creatinine elevation ≥ 1.7 mg/dL persisting for 3 days) and 24 infants from the described cohort without… CONTINUE READING
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