A clinical trial that ascribes a scoring system to the type and number of casts found on standard urine microscopic analysis of patients with acute kidney injury. This trial addresses the sensitivity and specificity of the urine microscopic findings on the likelihood of acute tubular necrosis.

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Title: Diagnostic Utility of Urine Microscopy for differential diagnosis of acute kidney injury in hospitalized patients
Citation: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2008, Volume 6, pp. 1615-9
Date Created: 2008
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: None
Resource Type: Text
Other: Recommended by Mark Mazer, MD
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