Kendral R. Knight

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Background: End-stage renal disease (ESRD) incidence due to Type 2 diabetic nephropathy (DN) is 35-50%, according to the United States Renal Data System. Methods: A single-center, retrospective cohort study to determine incidence and diagnostic accuracy for Type 2 DN as the primary cause of ESRD (Code 250.40) on the Center for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS)(More)
The laboratory diagnosis of 50 consecutive episodes of peritonitis in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) was studied. The technique which yielded the highest rate (84%) of positive bacteriological diagnoses was inoculation and subculture of thioglycollate broth. Cloudiness of fluid to the naked eye was an accurate predictor(More)
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