Prognostic Value of Urinary Calprotectin, NGAL and KIM-1 in Chronic Kidney Disease

Conclusion: In contrast to the traditional biomarker “albuminuria”, neither the inflammatory biomarker calprotectin, nor the tubular biomarkers NGAL and KIM-1, provide robust prognostic information on the loss or renal function in a heterogeneous CKD population. All of them, however, are candidate prognostic biomarkers in primarily inflammatory re nal diseases.Kidney Blood Press Res 2018;43:1255 –1262
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