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Spot protein creatinine ratio (SPCr) and spot albumin creatinine ratio (SACr) in the assessment of pre-eclampsia: A diagnostic accuracy study with decision analytic model based economic evaluation and acceptability analysis

Project title: Spot protein creatinine ratio (SPCr) and spot albumin creatinine ratio (SACr) in the assessment of pre-eclampsia: A diagnostic accuracy study with decision analytic model based economic evaluation and acceptability analysis

Call to action: 10/65 A diagnostic accuracy study of the spot urinary protein: creatinine ratio with a modelled evaluation of its diagnostic utility in the assessment of pre-eclampsia

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Associate Professor Jason WaughORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3776-3138

Lead Author: Associate Professor Jason WaughORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3776-3138

Contractor: The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Cost: £565,119.22

Co-investigators: Dr Angela Devine, Dr Chris Speed, Dr Edmund Lamb, Ms Fiona Milne, Professor Andrew Shennan, Professor Chris Price, Professor Khalid Khan, Professor Richard Hooper, Professor Shakila Thangaratinam, Professor Stephen Robson.

Started: September 2012 | Status: Published October 2017

ISRCTN: 82607486

This study does not support the use of 24 hour urine samples in predicting severe pre-eclampsia and the most cost-effective option was spot albumin creatinine ratio.

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