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Repeat testing is essential when estimating chronic kidney disease prevalence and associated cardiovascular risk.

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BACKGROUND: Investigations into chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular disease in the CKD population may be misleading as they are often based on a single test of kidney function. AIM: To determine whether repeat testing at 3 months to confirm a diagnosis of CKD impacts on the estimated prevalence of CKD and the estimated 10-year general cardiovascular risk of the CKD population. DESIGN AND METHODS: Blood and urine samples from presumed healthy volunteers were analysed for evidence o...

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10.1093/qjmed/hcr171

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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
105
Issue:
3
Pages:
247-255
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
URN:
uuid:94ca6da8-e944-4834-9837-241a62922dac
Source identifiers:
320716
Local pid:
pubs:320716

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