Study Finds High Rate of Children With Antibody-induced aHUS in Egypt

Study Finds High Rate of Children With Antibody-induced aHUS in Egypt

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Study Finds High Rate of Children With Antibody-induced aHUS in Egypt

About four in 10 children in Egypt who have atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) test positive for antibodies against the complement protein factor H, a study has found. These findings highlight the importance of testing for the presence of these antibodies to ensure prompt diagnosis and treatment, according to the researchers. The study, “Anti-Factor H Antibodies in Egyptian Children with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome,” was published in the International Journal of Nephrology. aHUS is caused by…

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