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Kidney post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis

Which of the following antibodies is not increased in post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis?
A) Antistreptolysin O
B) Anti-DNAase B
C) Anticationic proteinase
D) Antinuclear antinody

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C) Anticationic proteinase ?
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I thinks its not a USMLE type question they never ask

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C) Anticationic proteinase ?
Whislt i think she is correct
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would go with antinuclear antibody as they are seen in autoimmune diseases and thus would be negative in post streptococcal

have no idea about anticationic proteinase? anyone knows ?????
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Which of the following antibodies is not increased in post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis?
A) Antistreptolysin O
B) Anti-DNAase B
C) Anticationic proteinase
D) Antinuclear antinody


Its D ., its given in U world ..... all a, b, c are seen in PSGN .
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Its D ., its given in U world ..... all a, b, c are seen in PSGN .
what exactly is C?
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its cationic cysteine protease streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxin B to which Abs are formed in PSGN , dont know much about it ,

reference : http://emedicine.medscape.com/articl...overview#a0104
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