Hilde Keuleers

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Based on in vitro data, protein-bound uremic retention solutes have increasingly been recognized to play a pathophysiological role in the uremic syndrome. p-Cresol, a representative of this group of molecules, has been shown to be implicated in uremic immunodeficiency and endothelial dysfunction, potentially linking its serum levels to mortality. Thus far,(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic haemodialysis patients are at increased risk for developing tuberculosis (TB). Appropriate screening methods to detect latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection are required. The aim of this prospective multi-centre study was to evaluate the tuberculin skin test (TST) as a screening method for detection of M.tuberculosis infection in(More)
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