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Infections and the kidney 

Infections and the kidney
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Infections and the kidney
Author(s):

Lesley Rees

, Paul A. Brogan

, Detlef Bockenhauer

, and Nicholas J.A. Webb

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199601370.003.0108
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date: 15 October 2019

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Any infection causing septicaemia can cause acute kidney injury (AKI), the commonest being meningococcal septicaemia. Acute post-infectious glomerulonephritis and urinary tract infection (UTI) are described in Chapter 4, p.75 and Chapter 9, p.181. This chapter describes infections that specifically affect the kidneys....

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