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Paul Phelan

Does JC Virus Nephropathy Exist?

The JC virus is a member of the Polyomavirus family, which includes the BK virus.  It infects about 80% of healthy adults and establishes latency in renal tissue. It was first isolated in 1971 from the brain of…

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Kidney Biopsy Case: AKI

A 54 year old man was referred to the Nephrology service due to AKI after presenting with lethargy and severe thirst. He had a long history of pulmonary and hepatic sarcoidosis which had been quiescent for some time….

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