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Mycobacterial Diseases

Mycobacterial Diseases
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-1068

Abstract

Renal Tuberculosis: The Enigma Continues

Ruhi Khan, Saif Quaiser and Arun Viswanath

Even with the best of resources tuberculosis remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the developing countries. With the 0 by 25 initiative taken up by the International Society of Nephrology, renal tuberculosis still remains an important, albeit ignored cause of acute kidney injury in low resource settings. With proper evaluation considerable morbidity can be minimised and the quality of life of patients can be improved upon.

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