Sepsis frequently results in acute kidney injury (AKI). Although AKI markedly contributes to mortality in sepsis, its diagnosis is frequently delayed due to limitations of current biomarkers of renal impairment. Neutrophil-gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) has been demonstrated to be a biomarker of early AKI. This review analyses the potential use of NGAL in sepsis.
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