Table 3.

Urinary FLC according to disease groupa

ParameterSerum κSerum λUrinary ACRFractional Excretionb
Nondiabetic glomerular nephropathies
    KCR0.53c0.58c32.30
    LCR0.52c0.63c5.40
Diabetic nephropathy
0.47c0.2294.70
0.48c0.1830.90
Ischemic nephropathy/renovascular disease
0.47c0.0942.40
0.6c0.209.20
  • a Correlations of urinary FLC/creatinine ratios with corresponding serum FLC concentrations (controlling for albumin/creatinine ratio [ACR]) and urinary ACR (controlling for serum FLC concentrations) according to disease groups.

  • b Fractional excretion of both urinary FLC varied significantly by disease group.

  • c Coefficients significant at the level of 0.01 (two-tailed).