Table 5.

Biomarkers risk discrimination for AKI progression and death

Urine BiomarkerAUCCutoffSensitivitySpecificityPositive Likelihood RatioNegative Likelihood Ratio
Tubular injury marker
 NGAL (ng/ml)0.77 (0.68–0.85)2870.620.854.180.45
 IL-18 (pg/ml)0.71 (0.61–0.81)550.640.752.540.48
 KIM-1 (ng/ml)0.66 (0.56–0.76)3.30.900.381.450.27
 L-FABP (ng/ml)0.76 (0.66–0.85)210.670.813.520.41
Tubular function marker
 FENa (%)0.50 (0.39–0.61)0.100.920.201.160.40
Glomerular injury marker
 Albumin (mg/dl)0.73 (0.64–0.82)410.790.662.320.32
  • AUC, area under the receiver operating curve.