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Table 1 Breed, sex, age, FIV and FeLV status, serum creatinine concentration, UPC ratio, SBP and IRIS stage in cats with different morphological types of ICGN

From: Immune-complex glomerulonephritis in cats: a retrospective study based on clinico-pathological data, histopathology and ultrastructural features

Variable ICGN subtype # of cats (%)
MGN MPGN MeGN
Breed: DSH vs. purebred
 absolute number 17 vs. 0 13 vs. 1 4 vs. 1
  (%) (100 vs. 0) (92.9 vs. 7.1) (80 vs. 20)
Sex: SF vs. NM
 absolute value 7 vs. 11 6 vs. 8 3 vs. 2
 (%) (38.9 vs. 61.1) (42.9 vs. 57.1) (60 vs. 40)
Age (years)
 mean ± sd 8.7 ± 2.8 9.1 ± 3.6 11 ± 4.2
 (median; range) (9; 4–14) (9; 4–15) (12; 4–15)
FIV status: + vs. -
 absolute value 5 vs. 13 4 vs. 10 1 vs. 4
 (%) (27.8 vs. 72.2) (28.6 vs. 71.4) (20 vs. 80)
FeLV status: + vs. -
 absolute value 1 vs. 17 1 vs. 13 1 vs. 4
 (%) (5.3 vs. 94.4) (7.1 vs. 92.9) (20 vs. 80)
Creatinine (mg/dL)
 mean ± sd 3 ± 2.3 3.7 ± 2.6 3.3 ± 1.7
 (median; range) (2.3; 1.2–11.1) (2.9; 1.1–9.5) (3.4; 0.6–5.2)
UPC ratio
 mean ± sd 7.6 ± 4 6.4 ± 1.9 7 ± 3.3
 (median; range) (6.6; 2.4–18.6) (6.5; 3.9–10.5) (5.4; 3.4–11.4)
SBP (mmHg)
 mean ± sd 155 ± 30 156 ± 19 147 ± 32
 (median; range) (155; 120–200) (160; 120–190) (160; 110–170)
IRIS stage: 1 vs 2 vs 3 vs 4 3 vs 9 vs 4 vs 2 1 vs 6 vs 4 vs 3 1 vs 0 vs 3 vs 1
 absolute value (16.7 vs 50.0 vs (7.1 vs 42.9 vs 28.6 (20 vs 0 vs 60 vs
 (%) 22.2 vs 11.1) vs 21.4) 20)
  1. ICGN, immune-complex glomerulonephritis; MGN, membranous glomerulonephropathy; MPGN, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis; MeGN, mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis; DSH, domestic short-haired; SF, spayed female; NM, neutered male; FIV, feline immunodeficiency virus; FeLV, feline leukemia virus; sd, standard deviation; UPC, urine protein-to-creatinine; SBP, systolic blood pressure; IRIS, International Renal Interest Society