Glomerular disease during HCV infection in renal transplantation.

  title={Glomerular disease during HCV infection in renal transplantation.},
  author={H Hammoud and J Haem and Blandine Laurent and Eric Alamartine and N. A. Diab and J P Defilippis and Patricia Berthoux and François Berthoux},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={11 Suppl 4},
In general nephrology, HCV infection has been associated with type I membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN type I) associated with cryoglobulinaemia. In a cohort of 399 renal transplantation (RT) recipients, 117 of whom (29%) were HCV-positive, we selected all patients diagnosed as having membranous GN or type I MPGN by graft biopsy. The prevalence of MGN was 16/399 (4%) with three recurrences, and 13 de novo cases. Only 5/16 (31%) were HCV+, not different from the general RT… CONTINUE READING