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Definition of Nephritis, infective tubulointerstitial

Nephritis, infective tubulointerstitial: Inflammation of the kidney that is due to infection. Symptoms include nausea, pain in the kidney area, fever, and chills. Early diagnosis is essential to save the kidneys. Treatment involves use of antibiotics or antiviral medications.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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