nephrotropic

nephrotropic

 [nef″ro-trop´ik]
having a special affinity for kidney tissue.
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re·no·troph·ic

(rē'nō-trof'ik),
Relating to any agent influencing the growth or nutrition of the kidney or to the action of such an agent.
[reno- + G. trophē, nourishment]
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re·no·troph·ic

, renotropic (rē'nō-trō'fik, -trō'pik)
Relating to any agent influencing the growth or nutrition of the kidney or to the action of such an agent.
Synonym(s): nephrotrophic, nephrotropic.
[reno- + G. trophē, nourishment]
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A few studies reported that H9 and H10 influenza viruses were nephrotropic in chickens with low pathogenicity (9,10) and that HPAI H5 virus causes acute renal lesions in mammals and primates, including humans (11).
The diagnostic value of renal purification from nephrotropic substances ([sup.99m]Tc-[MAG.sub.3], [sup.123]I-hippuran, and [sup.99m] Tc-DTPA) closely correlates with inulin clearance [16-18].
Diagnostic simulation of renal clearance from nephrotropic substances begins with intravenous administration of[sup.99m]Tc-technephore.
The relationship between different degrees of clinical parameter gradations--CKD according to KDOQI (Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative) and KDIGO--and RN parameter--total prognostic index (FSS) according to CRS findings with nephrotropic radio-pharmaceuticals ([sup.99m]Tc-technephore, [sup.99m]Tc-DTPA, [sup.99m]Tc-technemag, [sup.99m]Tc-MAG3)--are presented in Table 1.
A single concentration-rate approach to the study of kidney function and urodynamics of the urinary tract with different nephrotropic radiopharmaceuticals is described in detail in the publication [21, 26].
A few studies report that low pathogenicity H9 and H10 influenza viruses are nephrotropic in chickens (19,20) and that HPAI subtype H5 causes acute renal lesions in mammals and primates (including humans) (21-23).