Will there be an epidemic of HIV-related chronic kidney disease in sub-Saharan Africa? Too soon to tell

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Abstract

Most of what we know about HIV-related kidney disease comes from developed settings. However, the greatest population at risk resides in resource-limited areas where monitoring and treatment for kidney dysfunction are outside the scope of medical practice. More epidemiologic and prevention research is sorely needed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)845-847
Number of pages3
JournalKidney International
Volume74
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2008

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Africa South of the Sahara
Kidney Diseases
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
HIV
Kidney
Research

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  • Nephrology

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