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Table 1 Relationships between NGAL, FENa and AKI

From: Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a marker of tubular damage appears to be unrelated to fractional excretion of sodium as a marker of tubular function in septic patients, with or without AKI

    Urinary NGAL Urinary NGAL corrected for urinary creatinine Serum NGAL Urine:serum NGAL ratio
FENa   n Spearman P value Spearman P value Spearman P value Spearman P value
Nonseptic No AKI 43 0.153 0.328 0.587 <0.0001 0.450 0.002 -0.009 0.953
  AKI 33 -0.039 0.830 0.438 0.011 0.258 0.148 -0.235 0.188
  RIFLE R-F 14 0.015 0.958 0.235 0.418 -0.077 0.793 -0.068 0.817
Septic No AKI 12 -0.168 0.602 -0.007 0.983 0.232 0.467 -0.427 0.167
  RIFLE R-F 5 -0.300 0.624 0.500 0.391 0.112 0.858 -0.400 0.505