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Normal Urinary NGAL Levels are Not Dependent on Age, but are Higher in Women than Men

Slide 19

August 2009

When we looked at this normal value data, we found that urinary levels of NGAL were not dependent on age. Urinary NGAL was, however, higher women than in men. Therefore, we will use gender-specific reference ranges. The reason for this gender difference in baseline urinary NGAL excretion is not currently known.

Normal NGAL Levels are Not Dependent on Age

 


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