Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine May Trigger AAV-linked Kidney Damage

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine May Trigger AAV-linked Kidney Damage

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Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine May Trigger AAV-linked Kidney Damage

Kidney inflammation associated with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) was recently reported in a man following his second dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. While cases of AAV have been described after COVID-19 infection and vaccination, this is only the third case of AAV-related kidney inflammation, with antibodies against the proteinase 3 (PR3) protein, following the Moderna vaccine. The case report, “De-novo Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Vasculitis Following the mRNA-1273 (Moderna) Vaccine for COVID-19,” was published in Cureus.…

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