Diminished Impact of Ethnicity as a Risk Factor for Chronic Kidney Disease in the Current HIV Treatment Era

A.F. Schoffelen*, C. Smit, S.F.L. van Lelyveld, L. Vogt, M.P. Bauer, P. Reiss, A.I.M. Hoepelman, the ATHENA national observational HIV cohort, S. Lowe, A. Oude Lashof, D. Posthouwer, R.E. Barth

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an important comorbidity during human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Historically, HIV-associated nephropathy has been the predominant cause of CKD and has primarily been observed in people of African ancestry. This study aims to investigate the role of ethnicity in relation to CKD risk in recent years.Analyses were performed including 16 836 patients from the Dutch AIDS Therapy Evaluation in the Netherlands (ATHENA) cohort. Baseline was defined as the first available creatinine level measurement after 1 January 2007; CKD was defined as a glomerular filtration rate of
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)264-274
JournalJournal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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