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Spot PC ratio estimates of 24-hour proteinuria are more unreliable in lupus nephritis than in other forms of chronic glomerular disease

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  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it was published Online First. The affiliations for Roger Rodby and Giuseppi Remuzzi have been corrected.

  • Contributors GS, AP, DF, RR, GR, MP, BHR and LAH were involved in patient recruitment and follow-up. DJB, GS and MB were responsible for data collection. DJB, PH and LAH were responsible for data analysis. DJB and LAH wrote the manuscript.

  • Funding This study was supported in part by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine General Clinical Research Center grant M01-RR00052, from the National Center for Research Resources/National Institutes of Health. And by a National Institutes of Health CTSA grant UL1RR025755-01 awarded to The Ohio State University. The Hopkins lupus cohort is supported by the National Institutes of Health AR43727. The Ohio State lupus cohort is supported by the National Institutes of Health P01-DK55546.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval Institutional Review Board approval.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.