Glomerulonephritis Associated with Nonstreptococcal Infection Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: James W Lohr, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
Updated: Apr 28, 2015

Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis include the following:

  • Type 1 membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis other than that due to infectious causes
  • Mixed cryoglobulinemia
  • Atheroembolic disease and hemolytic uremic syndrome: These are examples of nonimmune complex–mediated diseases that may mimic glomerulonephritis

Differential Diagnoses

Contributor Information and Disclosures

James W Lohr, MD Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Fellowship Program Director, University of Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

James W Lohr, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, American Society of Nephrology, Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research

Disclosure: Partner received salary from Alexion for employment.


Quresh T Khairullah, MBBS, MD 

Quresh T Khairullah, MBBS, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians, American Society of Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

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Ajay K Singh, MB, MRCP, MBA Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Dialysis, Renal Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Director, Brigham/Falkner Dialysis Unit, Faulkner Hospital

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN Huberwald Professor of Medicine, Section of Nephrology-Hypertension, Tulane University School of Medicine; Chief, Renal Section, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians, American Society of Hypertension, American Society of Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology, Southern Society for Clinical Investigation

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