International Research Journals

Andriole Katherine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Radiology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States


  • Review Article   
    Infectious Diseases and Systemic Sepsis and Septic Shock
    Author(s): Andriole Katherine*

    Introduction: Numerous bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic diseases involve the kidney. The majority of systemic infections do not involve the kidneys at all; however, in some cases, renal failure may be the presenting symptom and the most significant challenge in treatment. A purely anatomic approach to the classification of infectious diseases affecting the kidney is rarely helpful because the majority of infections may involve several different aspects of renal function. However, individual infectious processes may have a tendency to involve the renal vasculature, glomeruli, interstitium, or collecting systems. Vibrio cholerae causes gastroenteritis, or cholera. Vomiting, severe secretory diarrhoea, and dehydration are the symptoms. Acute tubular necrosis as a result of dehydration or the infection itself can result in severe complications, including electrolyte imbalances and .. View More»
    DOI: 10.14303/2141-9477.2023.18

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