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Decoy cells, arkana laboratories, renal pathology
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Twitter Poll (July 24, 2019)

ANSWER: B Decoy cells are epithelial cells containing intranuclear viral inclusions in urine. They are not specific for polyomavirus nephritis,…

By Vanessa Moreno, MD
BK Nephritis, renal biopsy, kidney pathology, arkana laboratories
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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 Nephropathy in Native Kidney
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Polyomavirus Nephropathy in Native Kidney

Polyomavirus nephropathy (PVN), predominantly caused by BK virus reactivation in the urogenital tract, is an important complication of renal allografts…