Parasitic kidney disease: milestones in the evolution of our knowledge.

Abstract

Of the 342 parasites that infect humans, 20 are associated with kidney disease, yet of these, only schistosomes, plasmodia, filariae, and leishmanias are held responsible for significant clinical or epidemiologic impact. Reviewing the evolution of human knowledge for these parasites discloses a lot of similarities regarding their discovery, patterns of… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.09.025

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