Suspicion of glomerulonephritis arises as a rule when finding haematuria and/or proteinuria. The onset symptoms may also arise due to renal impairment. When investigating the urine sediment you usually see cylinders.

Indications: Renal failure of unknown cause.

The genesis of glomerulonephritis decides the treatment strategy and prognosis. The laboratory findings are a guide to diagnosis, even though it is generally believed that biopsy verification is necessary. IMAGE