Table 2

Median/mean of urine and serum NGAL levels as well as serum creatinine levels at various time points
Time point AKI No AKI pa
Urine NGAL (pg/mL)
0 h 51.4 (52.1), n = 11 83.9 (216.3), n = 25 0.959
12 h 178.4 (240.3), n = 7 88.0 (195.2), n = 12 0.022
24 h 243.6 (170.3), n = 10 128.2 (218.5), n = 24 0.059
48 h 201.7 (256.6), n = 11 155.7 (261.8), n = 25 0.035
72 h 276.1(269.6), n = 10 70.0 (257.2), n = 17 0.056
Max after 72 h 297.5 (193.9), n = 11 161.1 (199.3), n = 25 0.041
Serum NGAL (pg/mL)
0 h 254.6 ± 35.5, n = 8 217.9 ± 22.0, n = 16 0.368
12 h 177.5 ± 33.8, n = 7 209.4 ± 27.0 n = 13 0.481
24 h 226.8 ± 28.9, n = 12 230.9 ± 21.1, n = 25 0.910
48 h 269.3 ± 31.1, n = 12 228.3 ± 23.4, n = 25 0.313
72 h 254.5 ± 38.1, n = 9 217.5 ± 22.0, n = 18 0.377
Max after 72 h 297.5 ± 29.2, n = 12 254.9 ± 22.4, n = 26 0.277
Serum Creatinine (μmol/L)
0 h 79.6 ± 7.1, n = 12 88.4 ± 3.5, n = 27 0.203
12 h 77.8 ± 11.5, n = 6 83.1 ± 3.5, n = 13 0.583
24 h 104.3 ± 8.8, n = 12 85.7 ± 2.7, n = 26 0.040
48 h 103.4 ± 0.1, n = 12 86.6 ± 2.7, n = 26 0.027
72 h 113.2 ± 8.8, n = 10 85.7 ± 2.9, n = 21 0.005

Mean ± S.E.M. and median (IQR) are used to present normally and non-normally distributed continuous data, respectively.

ap < 0.05 indicates a significant difference.

Lee et al.

Lee et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:248   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-248

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