1 in 7 Australians over 25 have chronic kidney disease The latest report from the Australian Institute of Health insurance and Welfare says between 2006 and 2007 more than a million hospital admissions in Australia were because of chronic kidney disease that was also a contributing factor in one in 10 deaths in 2006. According to the report the main factors causing an increase in the instances are diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and smoking journal of pharmacy . Claire Ryan the author of the record says kidney disease is quite categorised as a ‘silent disease’ as people can get rid of up to 90 percent of their kidney function before they understand they have it, the disease is easily identified as having a blood test.
CDC also determined, subsequent to transplants and donation, that the donor had been contaminated with rabies. The donor was from Arkansas. Two of four recipients were from Texas. One was from Oklahoma. The 4th recipient passed away of non-rabies problems during transplant methods in Alabama. TDH is coordinating the Texas portion of an ongoing trackdown investigation to identify health care workers who provided look after the donor or recipients, and any close contacts of the recipients or donor who need to receive post-direct exposure rabies prevention treatment.