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Table 6 NGAL cutoff

From: Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) and proteinuria predict severity of acute kidney injury in Puumala virus infection

uNGAL (ng/ml) <30a 30 – 130 >130b
uACR (mg/g) <200a 200–2000 >2000b
Risk of severe acute kidney injury low intermediate high
  1. An example for urinary neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin (uNGAL) and uACR (urine albumin creatinine ratio) cutoffs to facilitate clinical decision-making in NE. Severe AKI is classified as an increase of plasma creatinine to >= 3x of baseline (AKIN stage 3)
  2. acutoff with high sensitivity (>90 %)
  3. bcutoff with high specificity (>90 %)