oa Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine - The COVID-19 pandemic : impact on the nephrology community in South Africa - commentary

Volume 2 Number 2
  • ISSN : 2618-0189
  • E-ISSN: 2618-0197



The coronavirus pandemic has had an immense impact on medical services worldwide, and significantly so in the nephrology community. This article briefly describes the occurrence of acute kidney injury in patients with COVID-19, its effect on patients with chronic kidney disease and on renal replacement therapy, and illness within transplant recipients, and offers early comment on local experiences within the nephrology community.

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