[Infection in lupus nephritis: risk factors and significance of immune cell functional assay].

@article{Liu2014InfectionIL,
  title={[Infection in lupus nephritis: risk factors and significance of immune cell functional assay].},
  author={Jun Liu and Lijie Tang and Jinfang Bao and Jing Hao and Yan Dai and Qing Yu and Wei-jie Yuan},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2014},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={424-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the risk factors for infection in lupus nephritis (LN) and identify the correlation of ImmuKnow adenosine triphosphate (ATP) value with the development of infections. METHODS We respectively followed up 96 patients from January 2006 to December 2012 and all infectious episodes were recorded. The amount of ATP produced by CD4(+)T cells… CONTINUE READING