Criteria/Outcome Proteinuria (uPCI) Haematuria Serum creatinine Serum albumin
Complete remission (CR)  ≤ 50 mg/mmol creatinine <10 RBC×106/L + '0' RBC casts Baseline or ≤ 25% increase ≥ 35 g/L
Partial remission (PR) 50% reduction in baseline or >50 ≤ 300 mg/mmol creatinine >10<50 RBC×106/L + no RBC casts Baseline or ≤ 25% increase ≥ 35 g/L
Non remission
(NR)
No change or >300 mg/mmol creatinine ≥ 50<150 RBC×106/L ± RBC casts ≥ 25% increase <35 g/L
Relapse /flare Increase after 4 weeks of CR /PR Increase after 4 weeks of CR /PR Increase after 4 weeks of CR /PR Decrease after 4 weeks of CR /PR
Adapted with modification from Yamaji et al. [22] and Ruiz et al. [23].
Table 1: Criteria for the outcome of lupus nephritis.