Factors Predicting Serious AAV Infections Found to Vary Over Time

Factors Predicting Serious AAV Infections Found to Vary Over Time

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Factors Predicting Serious AAV Infections Found to Vary Over Time

The risk factors that predict serious infections in people with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) vary with time, a study found. Factors associated with early infection include age and admission to an intensive care unit, whereas kidney function is the most important risk factor for late infections, the investigators said. The findings were published in Kidney International Reports, in a study titled “Incidence and Temporal Trend in Risk Factors of Severe Infections in ANCA-Glomerulonephritis Patients.” Infections are a…

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