Funding for this research was provided by:
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (AD-1310-08215)
OL received partial salary support from Bioporto. NGAL ELISAS were provided in kind by Bioport
IL received partial salary support from Bioporto
Received: 12 May 2020
Revised: 5 September 2020
Accepted: 8 September 2020
First Online: 22 September 2020
Compliance with ethical standards
: Bioporto provided partial salary support for SLG, IL, and OKL and provided the NGAL ELISAs for this work in kind. No other authors received support through Bioporto for this work. Bioporto did not play any role in the design of the study, collection, and analysis of data or the decision to publish.
: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital. All participants underwent the informed consent process. We certify that all applicable institutional and governmental regulations concerning the ethical use of human volunteers were followed during the course of this research.