Chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology: prevalence and causative factors in a developing country

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BACKGROUND 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 Lanka. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted, to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for CKDu. Arsenic, cadmium, lead… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-180

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@inproceedings{Jayatilake2013ChronicKD, title={Chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology: prevalence and causative factors in a developing country}, author={N H Ayona N Jayatilake and Shanthi Mendis and Palitha Maheepala and Firdosi R Mehta}, booktitle={BMC nephrology}, year={2013} }