Table 4.

Outcome in aPLA2R antibody-positive patients (n=79): outcome in different categories of antibody titer (IIFT)

OutcomeaPLA2R=1:10 or 1:32 (n=27)aPLA2R>1:100 (n=29)aPLA2R>1:100 (n=23)P Value
Partial remission10 (37%)11 (38%)9 (39%)NS
Complete remission6 (22%)10 (35%)8 (35%)NS
Renal failure1 (4%)4 (14%)4 (17%)NS
Persistent proteinuria10 (37%)4 (14%)2 (9%)NS
Spontaneous remissiona8 (30%)10 (35%)1 (4%)0.03
  • Definitions of remission are in the text.

  • a No treatment with immunosuppressive agents.