Renal disease in HIV infected patients at University of Benin Teaching Hospital in Nigeria.

  title={Renal disease in HIV infected patients at University of Benin Teaching Hospital in Nigeria.},
  author={Umezurike Hughes Okafor and Evelyn I. Unuigbe and Louis Ikechukwu Ojogwu and Efosa O Oviasu and Friday Samuel Wokoma},
  journal={African health sciences},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND HIV related renal disease is a common occurrence in patients with HIV infection. It is the third leading cause of end stage renal disease among African-American males between the ages of 20 and 64 years in USA. Renal function impairment has been reported at all stages of HIV infection. The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between severity of renal function impairment and CD4 cell count in HIV infected patients. METHOD HIV patients presenting at University of Benin… CONTINUE READING


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