Lauren F Loeffler

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Active smoking and secondhand smoke (SHS) are known risk factors for kidney disease in adults. We evaluated the association between exposure to active smoking or SHS and kidney function in US adolescents. METHODS This is a cross-sectional study in 7516 adolescents aged 12-17 who participated in NHANES 1999-2010 and had serum(More)
The clinical manifestations of typical hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) encompass a wide spectrum. Despite the potentially severe sequelae from this syndrome, treatment approaches remain supportive. We present the clinical course of a child who contracted Shiga toxin-positive E. coli (STEC) from a daycare center during an outbreak. Utilizing the modified Ham(More)
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