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Perspectives on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka

Dr. Hayley Henderson, Dr Bernard Jaar

  1. The recent emergence of an apparently new form of chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) has become a serious public health crisis in Sri Lanka. CKDu is slowly progressive, irreversible, and asympt...

    Authors: Jennifer Hoponick Redmon, Myles F Elledge, Donna S Womack, Rajitha Wickremashinghe, Kamani P Wanigasuriya, Roshini J Peiris-John, Joseph Lunyera, Kristin Smith, James H Raymer and Keith E Levine
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2014 15:125
  2. This study describes chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology (CKDu), which cannot be attributed to diabetes, hypertension or other known aetiologies, that has emerged in the North Central region of Sri L...

    Authors: Nihal Jayatilake, Shanthi Mendis, Palitha Maheepala and Firdosi R Mehta
    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2013 14:180