Results of Immune Complex Detection in Human Glomerular Diseases

  • Wayne A. Border


Techniques for detection of soluble immune complexes (IC) in serum have become a subject of considerable scientific interest and potential clinical importance. The bulk of human glomerulonephritis probably is due to IC deposition (Wilson and Dixon, 1974, 1976). There is hope that IC detection might serve as a tool for diagnosis, prognosis, and management. This chapter will summarize the results of IC detection in patients with glomerular diseases and will indicate what the future holds for such investigations.


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Immune Complex Glomerular Disease Minimal Change Disease Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne A. Border
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  1. 1.Division of Nephrology and HypertensionLos Angeles County Harbor/UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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