Table 5

Comparison of biochemical characteristics between urine from trauma patients on day 5 and from healthy volunteers
Variables Values D5 Values HV HV-D5 mean or median differences [CI95%]
Urea (mmol/L) 225 ± 149 296 ± 59 83 [14; 179] a
Creatinine (μmol/L) 7.15 ± 4.45 10.55 ± 3.29 3.41 [0.02; 6.79]
Sodium (mmol/L) 95 ± 46 104 ± 43 13.30 [−24.42; 51.02]
Potassium (mmol/L) 36 ± 24 51 ± 20 20.45 [2.60; 38.30] a
Proteinuria (g/L) 0.34 ± 0.31 0.017 ± 0.025 −0.32 [−0.55; -0.09]
pH 7.35 ± 0.83 6.7 ± 0.32 −0.67 [−1.30; -0.04]
Osmolality (mosmol/L) 418 ± 180 515 ± 92 99.75 [−29.00; 228.50] a
Nitrates (nmol/mg of protein) 56 ± 46 63 ± 45 9.83 [−32.87 ; 52.52]

Values are expressed as means ± SD, D5 on day 5, HV healthy volunteers.

a Medians difference and Hodges-Lehmann 95% Confidence Interval.

Aubron et al.

Aubron et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:330   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-330

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