The predictive performance of plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) increases with grade of acute kidney injury
Anja Haase-Fielitz, Rinaldo Bellomo, Prasad Devarajan, Michael Bennett, David Story, George Matalanis, Ulrich Frei, Duska Dragun, Michael Haase
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2009
Dr Haase holds a postdoctoral Fcodor-Lynen research fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Germany. This study was partly funded by a grant from the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and by the Austin Hospital Anesthesia and Intensive Care Trust Fund. R.B. and M.H. conceived the study. M.H., A.H.F., P.D. and R.B. participated in the design of the study, performed the statistical analysis and drafted the manuscript. D.S., D.D., M.B., G.M. and U.F. participated in its design and coordination and helped to draft the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.