nephritogenic

nephritogenic

 [nĕ-frit″o-jen´ik]
causing nephritis.

ne·phrit·o·gen·ic

(ne-frit'ō-jen'ik),
Causing nephritis; said of conditions or agents.
[nephritis + G. genesis, production]

ne·phrit·o·gen·ic

(ne-fri'tō-jen'ik)
Causing nephritis; said of conditions or agents.
[nephritis + G. genesis, production]
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Following streptococcal infection of the respiratory tract or skin with a nephritogenic strain of Group A beta hemolytic Streptococcus, kidney injury may occur.
Postinfectious glomerulonephritis (PIGN) secondary to nephritogenic streptococci is a well-recognized cause of native kidney AKI.
Rekvig, "Nephritogenic potential of anti-DNA antibodies against necrotic nucleosomes," Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol.
A case of antenatal MN with a severe, unusual histopathological presentation was further investigated, since the transplacental passage of nephritogenic antibodies was suspected to be causative.
Although nephritogenic beta-haemolytic streptococcus is the commonest cause of PIGN, several other bacteria, viruses, fungi, rickettsia, protozoa and parasites have also been implicated.
PSGN occurs following infection with a nephritogenic strain of group A Streptococcus (GAS) in around 15% of cases [1].
[28] One child in the present study was noted to have concurrent ARF and post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis, an unusual occurrence that is thought to be due to some GAS strains being both nephritogenic and rheumatogenic.
B cells are also considered to be involved in LN, particularly as a source of nephritogenic auto-antibodies [3].
(30) Some of these antibody subsets are pathogenic and may take part in the nephritogenic process in SLE.
Membranous glomerulonephritis associated with renal cell carcinoma: failure to detect a nephritogenic tumor antigen.
APSGN can occur approximately 2 weeks after impetigo infections due to nephritogenic strains of GABHS.