Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 28th, 1998
The association between hepatitis B virus and membranous glomerulonephritis and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) was first described in 1971. Recently, a similar association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) and glomerulonephritis (GN) has been reported.
In this study, researcher L.M. Lopes et al. investigated the prevalence of hepatitis C serum antibodies (anti-HCV) in patients with primary GN followed up at their Nephrology Outpatient Clinic (Sao Paulo, Brazil) between March 1993 and November 1995 ("Prevalence...
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