Table 1.

Clinical features of patients with MPGN and hepatitis C

PatientAge at time of SPEP (years)GenderSCr at Time of SPEP (mg/dl)Proteinuria (g/24 h)Serum Albumin (g/dl)Urine Microscopy/hpfSPEPSIFEUPEPUIFERFCryo
158M3.87.23.54 to 10 RBCs, >25% DR, 3 to 10 WBCs, + for castsNegativeNegativeNDNDNDType II
251F0.80.13.41 to 20 RBCs, >25% DR, + for castsNegativeNegativeNDND1370Type III
371M1.33.93.33 to 40 RBCs, <25% DR later >25% DR, + for castsNegativeNegativeNegativeNegativeNDType II
456M1.50.43.14 to 10 RBCs, <25% DR, + for castsNegativeNegativeNegativeNegative<15Negative
552M1.66.54.651 to 100 RBCs, >25% DR, + for castsNegativeM IgMNegativeM IgM κ272Negative
650M1.53.02.84 to 10 RBCs, >25% DR, + for castsHypoM IgMNegativeNegativeNDNegative
752F2.11.74.611 to 20 RBCs, >25% DR, + for castsAbnormal band in γ regionM IgMNDND70Type II
847M1.32.72.341 to 50 RBCs, <25% DR, + for castsNegativeM IgM, P IgGNegativeNegativeNDType II
957M1.76.222.54 to 10 RBCs, >25% DR, + for castsPolyclonalM IgM, P IgGNDNDNDType II
1046F5.43.64.14 to 10 RBCs, <25% DRPolyclonalNegativeNDNDNDType II
1155M1.6<0.22.741 to 50 RBCs, >25% DR, + for castsPolyclonalM IgM, P IgGNDND347Type II
1248M1.53.94.14 to 10 RBCs, >25% DR + for castsPolyclonalNegativeNDND1170Type II
1353M1.60.63.051 to 100 RBCs, <25% DR, + for castsHypoM IgM, P IgGNegativeM IgM κNDND
  • + casts, positive for RBC casts; Cryo, cryoglobulins; DR, dysmorphic red cells; Hypo, hypogammaglobulinemia; M, monoclonal; ND, not done; P, polyclonal; RF, rheumatoid factor; SCr, serum creatinine; WBC, white blood cell.