Role of coxsackievirus B4 in the pathogenesis of acute glomerulonephritis.

@article{Bayatpour1973RoleOC,
  title={Role of coxsackievirus B4 in the pathogenesis of acute glomerulonephritis.},
  author={Mahin Bayatpour and Audrey Zbitnew and George R. Dempster and Kenneth R. Miller},
  journal={Canadian Medical Association journal},
  year={1973},
  volume={109 9},
  pages={
          873 passim
        }
}
Coxsackievirus B(4) was isolated from the throat, nose, blood, stools and urine of a 9-year-old boy with acute glomerulonephritis and a pneumonitis. Neutralization test showed a greater than fourfold rise in the antibody titre to coxsackievirus B(4). The antistreptolysin O titre was elevated, but the complement component was within the normal range. The importance of the coxsackievirus B(4) in the pathogenesis of acute glomerulonephritis is clearly indicated; however, further investigations are… CONTINUE READING

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