An update on acute postinfectious glomerulonephritis worldwide

@article{Kanjanabuch2009AnUO,
  title={An update on acute postinfectious glomerulonephritis worldwide},
  author={Talerngsak Kanjanabuch and Wipawee Kittikowit and Somchai Eiam-ong},
  journal={Nature Reviews Nephrology},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={259-269}
}
Postinfectious glomerulonephritis is an immunologic response of the kidney to infection, commonly triggered by streptococci, although many other organisms can cause the condition. In recent decades, the prevalence of postinfectious glomerulonephritis has tended to decline in most industrialized countries, but high rates persist in some developing communities. Nowadays, patients in developed countries are usually adult and male, and those with comorbidities such as diabetes and alcoholism are at… CONTINUE READING
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