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

Dr. Hayley Henderson, Dr Bernard Jaar

  1. Content type: Correspondence

    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

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  2. Content type: Research article

    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

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