Glomerulonephritis associated with Coxiella burnetii endocarditis.Br Med J 1975; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5954.376 (Published 15 February 1975) Cite this as: Br Med J 1975;1:376
- J R Dathan,
- M F Heyworth
A patient with endocarditis associated with chronic Coxiella burnetii infection is described in whom glomerulonephritis developed with granular deposits containing immunoglobulins and complement in the glomeruli. The serum was notable for the variety of circulating antibodies detected, which included antibodies directed against native DNA.