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Table 3 Urinary L-FABP levels in patients with sepsis

From: Urinary excretion of liver-type fatty acid-binding protein reflects the severity of sepsis

  Number Urinary L-FABP concentration Refs.
Septic shock
 Non-survivors 68 4366 ± 192 μg/g Cr*    [27]
 Survivors 77 483 ± 71 μg/g Cr   
Pediatric sepsis   First urine Day 1 Day 2  
 Non-survivors 22 715 ng/ml**
(61.4–2470)
370 ng/ml
(67.0–2047)
580 ng/ml†
(38.8–2053)
[28]
 Survivors 83 107 ng/ml
(35.1–303)
152 ng/ml
(40.1–627)
68.2 ng/ml
(21.6–231)
  1. Urine samples were obtained at the time of admission to the ICU except as otherwise noted. Values are presented as the mean ± SEM [27] or median (interquartile range) [28]
  2. *P < 0.05 vs. survivors; **P = 0.034 vs. survivors; †P = 0.016 vs. survivors
  3. Cr indicates creatinine