Joyce M. Geelen

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BACKGROUND After gastrointestinal infection with Shiga-like toxin (Stx) producing Escherichia coli, the toxin is transported from the intestine to the renal microvascular endothelium. This is the(More)
BACKGROUND Shiga toxin (Stx) is the main pathogenic factor in the haemolytic-uraemic syndrome (HUS). Stx damages the renal endothelium, which leads to inflammation and coagulation. Endothelial(More)
BACKGROUND Minimal change nephrotic syndrome (MCNS) is the most frequent form of nephrotic syndrome in childhood. In the glomerular basement membrane (GBM) of adult patients with MCNS, a reduced(More)