Int J Mol Sci 2021 Jan 18;22(2). Epub 2021 Jan 18.
Hemodialysis Unit, Showanomori Hospital, Akishima, Tokyo 196-0024, Japan.
Acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) triggered by infection is still one of the major causes of acute kidney injury. During the previous two decades, there has been a major paradigm shift in the epidemiology of AGN. The incidence of poststreptococcal acute glomerulonephritis (PSAGN), which develops after the cure of group A infection in children has decreased, whereas adult AGN cases have been increasing, and those associated with nonstreptococcal infections, particularly infections by , are now as common as PSAGN. Read More