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Complications of ESKD: infection

Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Christine Daley and Anastasia Lawrence

in Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199235285
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598854 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199235285.003.0012

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Complications of ESKD: infection

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This chapter discusses infection as a complication of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), including infection risk in dialysis patients, non-access-related infections in dialysis patients, tuberculosis, resistant organisms (MRSA, VISA, VRSA, VRE, and others), and viral infections(HBV, HCV viral infections, and HIV).

Chapter.  2328 words. 

Subjects: Nephrology

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