Update on uncertain etiology of chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka's north-central dry zone.

@article{Wanigasuriya2014UpdateOU,
  title={Update on uncertain etiology of chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka's north-central dry zone.},
  author={Kamani P Wanigasuriya},
  journal={MEDICC review},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={61-5}
}
INTRODUCTION This manuscript updates a review previously published in a local journal in 2012, about a new form of chronic kidney disease that has emerged over the past two decades in the north-central dry zone of Sri Lanka, where the underlying causes remain undetermined. Disease burden is higher in this area, particularly North Central Province, and affects a rural and disadvantaged population involved in rice-paddy farming. Over the last decade several studies have been carried out to… CONTINUE READING
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