HIV: Current Research

HIV: Current Research
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ISSN: 2572-0805

Ananya Reddy

Ananya Reddy

Medicine, Opposite J.S.S. Pharmacy College, Mysore Bangalore Rd, Bannimantap, Mysore, Karnataka 570015

  • Research Article
    Renal Function in Antiretroviral Treatment (Art) Naive HIV Positive Patients in A Tertiary Care Centre, South India
    Author(s): Ananya Reddy and Rajendra PrasadAnanya Reddy and Rajendra Prasad

    Background and objective: Renal disorders are encountered at all stages of HIV infection, and they range from the fluid and electrolyte imbalances commonly seen in hospitalized patients to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The present study on 30 patients focused on the renal abnormality in ART naïve HIV patients at the time of registration to ART centre. Methods: All HIV positive patients who were not on ART were recruited for the study and checked for renal impairment at the time of registration to the ART centre. Results: A total of 30 patients were screened, of these 22 were males and remaining females. Among the 30 HIV positive patients, 20% ( n = 6) were found to have renal disease with eGFR < 60 ml/min per 1.73 m2, out of which 4 were females. All the 6 patients had CD4 count < 350 cells/cumm and BMI < 20 kg/m2. There was no correlation with urine albumin, microscop.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2572-0805.1000112

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