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A 28-year-old man presents to his family doctor because he has had cola-colored urine for the past six hours. He denies associated dysuria or abdominal pain. The patient has been also suffering from a sore throat and nasal congestion for one day. He has no past medical history of note. On examination temperature is 37.5°C (99°F); pulse is 72/min; respirations are 14/min, and blood pressure is 134/86 mm Hg. Urine microscopy demonstrates dysmorphic red blood cells (RBC) and RBC casts. The result of a 24-hour urine collection is 2.8 g/24 h. Which of the following parts of the nephron is most likely to be abnormal?
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