TITLE

Selected topics on immunological aspects of renal disease

AUTHOR(S)
Dixon, Frank J.; Kunkel, Henry G.
PUB. DATE
January 1973
SOURCE
Kidney International;Jan1973, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses immunological aspects of renal disease. Acute and later chronic serum sickness served as the prototypes of circulating immune complex glomerulonephritis in which antigen-antibody complexes immunologically unrelated to the glomerulus caused the disease. It is becoming increasingly evident that the dominant immunological mechanism involved in human renal disease is the immune complex type. Determination of cryoglobulins is proving to be useful and sensitive method for detecting renal disease.
ACCESSION #
18287521

 

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