Immune complex glomerulonephritis associated with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: response to corticosteroid therapy.


Immune complex glomerulonephritis developed in a patient with high-grade Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Renal function declined steadily despite treatment with a prolonged course of bactericidal antimicrobial agents and apparent cure of the staphylococcal infection. Following initiation of corticosteroid therapy, renal function improved dramatically… (More)