African origins and chronic kidney disease susceptibility in the human immunodeficiency virus era
Alex N Kasembeli, Raquel Duarte, Saraladevi Naicker, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
Michèle Ramsay, Division of Human Genetics, National Health Laboratory Service and School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences and the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
Saraladevi Naicker, Division of Nephrology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
Author contributions: Kasembeli AN, Duarte R, Ramsay M and Naicker S planned the review, wrote specific sections and reviewed the paper; Kasembeli AN was responsible for producing the first complete draft.
Supported by NIH Fogarty International Center Grant, No. 1D43TW008330-01A1; Millennium Promise Award, Non-communicable Chronic Diseases Leadership Training Program, NHLS Research Trust, Division of Nephrology Research Fund, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and FRC Individual grant, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
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Correspondence to: Saraladevi Naicker, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: July 9, 2014
Peer-review started: July 10, 2014
First decision: October 27, 2014
Revised: January 6, 2015
Accepted: January 18, 2015
Article in press: January 20, 2015
Published online: May 6, 2015