What is it about?

Bacterial infections can lead to kidney disease in the form of glomerulonephritis. Here, in this largest series to date, we have shown the impact of different bacteria and antibiotic resistance to the presentation and outcome of glomerulonephritis form a single center in South India.

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Why is it important?

Changing bacterial infection profile and antibiotic resistance has significant impact on course and outcome of glomerulonephritis and is important for all clinicians treating these patients worldwide.


Its the largest series from a tropical country and highlights the changing paradigm in the profile and prognosis of bacterial infection-related glomerulonephritis.

Suceena Alexander
Christian Medical College Vellore Association

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This page is a summary of: Latency, Anti-Bacterial Resistance Pattern, and Bacterial Infection–Related Glomerulonephritis, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, June 2021, American Society of Nephrology,
DOI: 10.2215/cjn.18631120.
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