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Positive adenovirus stain
Banff and Beyond

Positive Adenovirus Titer

In this episode of Banff and Beyond, we continue the discussion on infections that occur in the transplant setting. The…

BK Nephritis, renal biopsy, kidney pathology, arkana laboratories
Teaching Points

BK Nephritis

The patient is a 45-year-old male with a past medical history significant for ESKD secondary to IgA nephropathy S/P renal…

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…

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
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…