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CKD and infectious diseases in Asia Pacific: challenges and opportunities

Abstract:

The exact number of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Asia Pacific is uncertain. In numeric terms, the region is home to the largest population of patients with untreated chronic kidney failure. The climatic, geographic, social, cultural, economic, and environmental diversity within this region is higher than in any other part of the world. Large parts of the region face a climate-related burden of infectious diseases. Infections contribute to the development and progression of CK...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.01.017

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Kidney Diseases Journal website
Volume:
68
Issue:
1
Pages:
148-160
Publication date:
2016-03-02
Acceptance date:
2016-01-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1523-6838
ISSN:
0272-6386
URN:
uuid:b090df96-0d91-4edc-a817-d009b51e796e
Source identifiers:
609322
Local pid:
pubs:609322

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