Table 3

Recovery of NGAL, internal replicates (n = 6), external replicates (n = 2)

NGAL level in sample

Spike μg/L

Expected μg/L

Measured μg/L

Recovery (%)


Low

3

3.8

3.8

99.9

9

9.8

9.9

100.8

30

30.8

27.4

89.1


Medium

3

9.8

8.1

82.9

9

15.8

15.0

94.6

30

36.8

31.9

86.6


High

3

11.5

9.9

86.2

9

17.5

16.4

94.1

30

38.5

34.8

90.6


Magnusson et al. BMC Nephrology 2012 13:8   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-8

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