Urinary elafin and kidney injury in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN, Volume 10, Issue 1, p.12-20 (2015)

Keywords:

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Abstract:

Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is associated with kidney injury after hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). Because plasma elafin levels correlate with skin GVHD, this study examined urinary elafin as a potential marker of renal inflammation and injury.