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Title: Mycoplasma pneumoniae detection with PCR in renal tissue of a patient with acute glomerulonephritis
Authors: Laso, María del Carmen 
Cadario, María Estela 
Haymes, Laura 
Grimoldi, Irene 
Balbarrey, Ziomara 
Casanueva, Enrique V. 
Issue Date: 2006
Description: Renal disease concurrent with a Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection is uncommon. In this report we describe the clinical outcome of a 6-year-old patient who presented with a rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis that required dialysis. A kidney biopsy was performed, and the results revealed membranoprolipherative glomerulonephritis. The IgM serology was positive, and M. pneumoniae DNA was detected in a renal biopsy sample using a nested-PCR assay. The outcome was good.
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