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Polyomavirus Nephritis
Art of Medicine

Art of Medicine: Polyomavirus Nephritis

The painting above shows acute tubular injury, reactive changes in tubular epithelial cells, tubulitis, inclusions within tubular epithelium, and interstitial…

BK Nephritis with Nuclear Inclusions in a Transplant on H&E
Diagnose This!

Diagnose This! (February 26, 2018)

What is your diagnosis of this renal transplant patient? …

By L. Nich Cossey, MD
polyomavirus nephritis
Twitter Poll

Twitter Poll (November 22, 2017)

ANSWER: C Immunohistochemistry for SV40 large-T antigen can detect BK and JC virus. It helps to diagnose polyomavirus nephritis; but…

By Vanessa Moreno, MD

Diagnose This!

Diagnose This! (October 2, 2017)

What is your diagnosis in this renal allograft biopsy?   …

By L. Nich Cossey, MD
BK virus in renal biopsy at Arkana Laboratories
Teaching Points

BK Nephritis

This biopsy is from a patient with ESRD due to polycystic kidney disease. He is s/p deceased donor renal transplant…

Patrick D. Walker, MD renal pathologist at arkana laboratories
By Patrick D. Walker, MD
BK nephritis
Pushing Glass

Pushing Glass (May 30, 2017)

A 62-year-old Asian male with a past medical history significant for ESRD secondary to hypertension S/P renal transplant (9 months…