Immunofluorescent analysis of renal biopsies in uncomplicated Schistosoma haematobium infections in children.


Renal biopsies were studied by light and immunofluorescent microscopy in 13 young individuals with uncomplicated Schistosoma haematobium infections. Slight mesangial cell proliferation and matrix increase were found in three biopsies and focal interstitial inflammatory infiltrates were noted in six. However extensive IgG (nine cases) and IgM (seven cases… (More)