Serum Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-8 are Sensitive Markers for Early Detection of Pyelonephritis and Its Prevention to Progression to Chronic Kidney Disease

Background: Pyelonephritis is the most common bacterial infection in children that can cause renal failure if not diagnosed or treated early. We used serum biomarker interleukins (IL-6 and IL-8) and then confirmed the results by the findings dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) scan to distinguish upper-t...

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Main Author: Mojgan Mazaheri
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2021-01-01
Series:International Journal of Preventive Medicine
Online Access:;year=2021;volume=12;issue=1;spage=2;epage=2;aulast=Mazaheri