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Elevated migration inhibitory factor levels linked with proteinuria in children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis

14:06 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Healio

Among children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis, elevated urinary macrophage migration inhibitory factor levels were linked with proteinuria, according to a recently published study.Investigators assessed urinary macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) levels in 35 children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis (HSPN) and in 41 children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura without nephritis (HSP). In addition, they looked at a control group of 32 healthy children.

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