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A Sample Collection Study to Validate the Astute Medical NephroCheck Test in Critically Ill Subjects at Risk for Acute Kidney Injury

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Astute Medical, Inc. Identifier:
First received: April 6, 2012
Last updated: October 13, 2014
Last verified: September 2013
The objective of this sample collection study is to collect blood and urine samples. This study is observational and will have no impact on the medical management of the subject.

Acute Kidney Injury

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Sample Collection Study to Validate the Astute Medical NephroCheck Test in Critically Ill Subjects at Risk for Acute Kidney Injury

Further study details as provided by Astute Medical, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • A Sample Collection Study to Validate the Astute Medical NephroCheck Test in Critically Ill Subjects at Risk for Acute Kidney Injury [ Time Frame: 04/1/2012 to 3/29/13 ]

Enrollment: 420
Study Start Date: April 2012
Study Completion Date: December 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adult patients at risk of AKI.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females 21 years of age or older
  • Subjects must be enrolled (first study-specific sample collection) within 24 hours of ICU admission
  • Subjects enrolled from ED or Floor must be admitted to the ICU within 24 hours of enrollment
  • Subjects enrolled in the ICU must have been admitted to the ICU or transferred into the study ICU from another ICU no more than 24 hours prior to enrollment
  • Expected to remain in the ICU for at least 48 hours after enrollment
  • Use of indwelling urinary catheter as standard care expected for at least 48 hours after enrollment
  • At least one of the following acute conditions documented within 24 hours prior to enrollment
  • Respiratory SOFA score of ≥ 2 (PaO2/FiO2 <300)
  • Cardiovascular SOFA score of ≥ 1 (MAP < 70 mm Hg and/or any vasopressor required
  • Subject (or authorized representative) able and willing to provide written informed consent for study participation.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Special populations including women with known pregnancy, prisoners or institutionalized individuals
  • Previous renal transplantation
  • Known moderate to severe AKI prior to enrollment (e.g., RIFLE-I or RIFLE-F/ AKIN 2 or AKIN 3
  • Already receiving dialysis (either acute or chronic) or in imminent need of dialysis at the time of enrollment
  • Known infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or active hepatitis (acute or chronic)
  • Subjects with a history of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) without a baseline serum creatinine value (baseline within 6 months of enrollment)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01573962

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United States, California
Loma Linda, California, United States, 92354
Los Angels, California, United States, 90095
United States, District of Columbia
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20037
United States, Florida
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610-0254
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33606
United States, Idaho
Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 83404
United States, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
United States, Louisiana
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, 71103
United States, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
United States, Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
United States, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55415
United States, Montana
Missoula, Montana, United States, 59802
United States, New York
Bronx, New York, United States, 10467
Rochester, New York, United States, 14621
United States, North Carolina
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27705
United States, Ohio
Akron, Ohio, United States, 44309
United States, Oregon
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97239
United States, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15212
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15261
United States, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232
United States, Texas
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
United States, Virginia
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Sponsors and Collaborators
Astute Medical, Inc.
Principal Investigator: John Kellum, Ph.D. Professor, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Astute Medical, Inc. Identifier: NCT01573962     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Topaz
Study First Received: April 6, 2012
Last Updated: October 13, 2014

Keywords provided by Astute Medical, Inc.:
Kidney Renal

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Critical Illness
Acute Kidney Injury
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on September 19, 2017