Chapter 25. Infection-Related Nephropathies: Hepatitis C Virus

  1. Donald A. Molony MD2,3 and
  2. Jonathan C. Craig MD, PhD4,5
  1. Dirk R. J. Kuypers MD, PhD

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch25

Evidence-Based Nephrology

Evidence-Based Nephrology

How to Cite

Kuypers, D. R. J. (2008) Infection-Related Nephropathies: Hepatitis C Virus, in Evidence-Based Nephrology (eds D. A. Molony and J. C. Craig), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension, University of Texas, USA

  2. 3

    Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 4

    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia

  4. 5

    Department of Nephrology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, University Hospitals Leuven, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139755

Online ISBN: 9781444303391



  • Hepatitis C Virus;
  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and extrahepatic disease;
  • renal pathology;
  • treatment of HCV-related glomerulonephritis;
  • acute flares of HCV-related cryoglobulinemic MPGN


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Glomerular disease associated with HCV infection

  • Role of HCV infection in MPGN with type II mixed cryoglobulinemia

  • Clinical manifestations

  • Renal pathology

  • Treatment

  • References