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Simple urine testing could avoid delay in the diagnosis of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis.
  1. M. Howse,
  2. J. Main
  1. South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesborough, UK.


    Four cases of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis are presented. In all four there was a two to three month delay between the onset of symptoms and appropriate diagnosis, referral and treatment. It is likely that simple stick testing of urine would have given a vital diagnostic clue and allowed earlier referral and treatment.

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