A multi-institution study has found evidence that two biomarkers are predictive of acute kidney injury (AKI), or renal failure, yet the test that detects them is still in the approval process in the U.S.

One of the study's authors, University of Florida professor Azra Bihorac, M.D., is currently working with colleagues at the university's college of engineering on a clinical algorithm that can use electronic health records to calculate a patient's risk of developing the condition.

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