Renal dysfunction among HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy.

@article{Msango2011RenalDA,
  title={Renal dysfunction among HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy.},
  author={Leonard Msango and Jennifer A Downs and Samwel E Kalluvya and Benson Richard Kidenya and Rodrick Kabangila and WarrenD. Johnson and Daniel W. Fitzgerald and Robert N Peck},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={
          1421-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE HIV-related renal dysfunction is associated with high mortality. Data on the prevalence of renal dysfunction among HIV-infected outpatients starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa are limited. Recent recommendations to include the nephrotoxic drug tenofovir in first-line ART regimens make clarification of this issue urgent. METHODS We screened for renal dysfunction by measuring serum creatinine, proteinuria, and microalbuminuria in HIV-positive outpatients… CONTINUE READING

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