Funding for this research was provided by:
Abbott Japan (20161124)
Received: 5 October 2019
Accepted: 10 January 2020
First Online: 17 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Juntendo University Hospital. Informed written consent was obtained from patients or close relatives.
: Not applicable.
: Chieko Mitaka received research funding and assistance with uNGAL measurement from Abbott Japan Co., Ltd.