ACUTE RENAL FAILURE INDUCED BY CHOLERA: OUTBREAK OF HODEIDAH, YEMEN, 2017
Saeed Al Sheebani, Mohammed Amood Al-Kamarany*, Abdullah Bin Ghouth, Ayman Kamal and Mohammed Alaq
Patients with acute renal failure (ARF) induced by cholera, aged from 5 to 92 years (250 cases) were investigated. The male/female ratio (%) was 59/41. The age was 49.77 ± 18.98 years (mean ± standard deviation). Ranged of serum creatinine levels was 4 mg/dl to 14 mg/dl and serum potassium level was 1.5 mg/dl to 2.5 mg/dl. The patients were categorized as under 5 years, from 6 to 18 years, and more than 18 years old. The minimum age was 5 years and the maximum age was 92 years. Statistically significant factor was the age (p < 0.05) and non - statistically significant factor was the sex (p > 0.05). The maximum cases were recorded in Biat AL-Faqih namely 25 cases. and the minimum cases were recorded in AL- Dihi, AL-Doriahmi, AL - Munera, AL Salif, and AL - Hojiala namely 1 cases for each district. On the other hand, 151 cases of Hodeidah Governorate and 99 cases of other Governorates. Finally, 46 cases were dead and the case fatality rate (CFR) was 18.4% (46 /250).
Keywords: Renal Failure, Cholera, Yemen.
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