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  1. Reveiz L, Pinzón-Flórez C, Glujovsky D, Elias V, Ordunez P. Establishing Research Priorities for Chronic Kidney Disease of Non-traditional Causes in Central America. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2018;42:13. [PDF Reveiz L, Pinzón-Flórez C, Glujovsky D, Elias V, Ordunez P. Establishing Research Priorities for Chronic Kidney Disease of Non-traditional Causes in Central America. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2018;42:13.]
  2. Ordunez P, Nieto FJ, Martinez R, Soliz P, Giraldo GP, Mott SA, Hoy WE. Chronic Kidney Disease Mortality Trends in Selected Central America Countries, 1997-2013: Clues to An Epidemic of Chronic Interstitial Nephritis of Agricultural Communities. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018 Apr;72(4):280-286. [Abstract Ordunez P, Nieto FJ, Martinez R, Soliz P, Giraldo GP, Mott SA, Hoy WE. Chronic Kidney Disease Mortality Trends in Selected Central America Countries, 1997-2013: Clues to An Epidemic of Chronic Interstitial Nephritis of Agricultural Communities. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018 Apr;72(4):280-286.]
  3. Ordunez P, Hoy WE. Case Definitions and Approaches for Surveillance of Chronic Kidney Disease in Agricultural Communities In Central America: Policy Implications. Kidney Int. 2018 Feb;93(2):284-287. [Abstract Ordunez P, Hoy WE. Case Definitions and Approaches for Surveillance of Chronic Kidney Disease in Agricultural Communities In Central America: Policy Implications. Kidney Int. 2018 Feb;93(2):284-287.]
  4. Pan American Health Organization. Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease in Agricultural Communities in Central America. Case Definitions, Methodological Basis and Approaches for Public Health Surveillance. Pan American Health Organization (PAHO, 2017-06). [Abstract Pan American Health Organization. Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease in Agricultural Communities in Central America. Case Definitions, Methodological Basis and Approaches for Public Health Surveillance. Pan American Health Organization (PAHO, 2017-06).]
  5. Hoy W, Ordunez P. Epidemia De Enfermedad Renal Crónica En Comunidades Agrícolas De Centroamérica. Definición De Casos, Base Metodológica Y Enfoques Para La Vigilancia De Salud Pública. Pan American Health Organization (OPS, 2017-07). [Abstract Hoy W, Ordunez P. Epidemia De Enfermedad Renal Crónica En Comunidades Agrícolas De Centroamérica. Definición De Casos, Base Metodológica Y Enfoques Para La Vigilancia De Salud Pública. Pan American Health Organization (OPS, 2017-07).]
  6. Levine KE, Redmon JH, Elledge MF, Wanigasuriya KP, Smith K, Munoz B,  Waduge VA, Periris-John RJ, Sathiakumar N, Harrington JM, Womack DS, Wickremasinghe R. Quest to Identify Geochemical Risk Factors Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (CKDu) in an Endemic Region of Sri Lanka-a Multimedia Laboratory Analysis of Biological, Food, And Environmental Samples. Environ Monit Assess. 2016 188(10), 1-16 [548]. [Abstract Levine KE, Redmon JH, Elledge MF, Wanigasuriya KP, Smith K, Munoz B,  Waduge VA, Periris-John RJ, Sathiakumar N, Harrington JM, Womack DS, Wickremasinghe R. Quest to Identify Geochemical Risk Factors Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (CKDu) in an Endemic Region of Sri Lanka-a Multimedia Laboratory Analysis of Biological, Food, And Environmental Samples. Environ Monit Assess. 2016 188(10), 1-16 [548].]
  7. Ferreiro A, Álvarez-Estévez G, Cerdas-Calderón M, Cruz-Trujillo Z, Mena E, Reyes M, Sandoval-Diaz M, Sánchez-Polo V, Valdés R, Ordunez P. Confirmed Clinical Case of Chronic Kidney Disease of Nontraditional Causes in Agricultural Communities In Central America: A Case Definition For Surveillance. Rev Panam Salud Publica 2016 Nov;40(5):301-308. [Abstract Ferreiro A, Álvarez-Estévez G, Cerdas-Calderón M, Cruz-Trujillo Z, Mena E, Reyes M, Sandoval-Diaz M, Sánchez-Polo V, Valdés R, Ordunez P. Confirmed Clinical Case of Chronic Kidney Disease of Nontraditional Causes in Agricultural Communities In Central America: A Case Definition For Surveillance. Rev Panam Salud Publica 2016 Nov;40(5):301-308.]
  8. Escamilla-Cejudo JA, Báez JL, Peña R, Luna PL, Ordunez P. Optimization of Registry of Deaths from Chronic Kidney Disease in Agricultural Communities in Central America. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2016 Nov;40(5):285-293. [Abstract Escamilla-Cejudo JA, Báez JL, Peña R, Luna PL, Ordunez P. Optimization of Registry of Deaths from Chronic Kidney Disease in Agricultural Communities in Central America. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2016 Nov;40(5):285-293.]
  9. Redmon J, Elledge M, Wanigasariya KP, Wickremasinghe RJ, Levine K. Deciphering Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Sri Lanka. In Improving Outcomes For Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-income Countries. North Carolina: RTI Press. [Abstract Redmon J, Elledge M, Wanigasariya KP, Wickremasinghe RJ, Levine K. Deciphering Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Sri Lanka. In Improving Outcomes For Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-income Countries. North Carolina: RTI Press.]
  10. Lozier M, Turcios-Ruiz RM, Noonan G, Ordunez P. Chronic Kidney Disease of Nontraditional Etiology in Central America: A Provisional Epidemiologic Case Definition for Surveillance and Epidemiologic Studies. Rev Panam Salud Publica 2016 Nov;40(5):294-300. [Abstract Lozier M, Turcios-Ruiz RM, Noonan G, Ordunez P. Chronic Kidney Disease of Nontraditional Etiology in Central America: A Provisional Epidemiologic Case Definition for Surveillance and Epidemiologic Studies. Rev Panam Salud Publica 2016 Nov;40(5):294-300.]
  11. González-Bedat MC, Rosa-Diez GJ, Fernández-Cean JM, Orduñez P, Ferreiro A, Douthat W. National Kidney Dialysis and Transplant Registries in Latin America: How to Implement and Improve Them. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2015 Sep;38(3):254-60. [Abstract González-Bedat MC, Rosa-Diez GJ, Fernández-Cean JM, Orduñez P, Ferreiro A, Douthat W. National Kidney Dialysis and Transplant Registries in Latin America: How to Implement and Improve Them. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2015 Sep;38(3):254-60.]
  12. Silva LC, Ordúñez P. Chronic Kidney Disease in Central American Agricultural Communities: Challenges for Epidemiology And Public. MEDICC Rev. 2014 Apr;16(2):66-71. [Abstract Silva LC, Ordúñez P. Chronic Kidney Disease in Central American Agricultural Communities: Challenges for Epidemiology And Public. MEDICC Rev. 2014 Apr;16(2):66-71.]
  13. Ordunez P, Saenz C, Martinez R, Chapman E, Reveiz L, Becerra F. The Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease in Central America. The Lancet. Global Health 2014 Aug;2(8):e440-1. [Abstract Ordunez P, Saenz C, Martinez R, Chapman E, Reveiz L, Becerra F. The Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease in Central America. The Lancet. Global Health 2014 Aug;2(8):e440-1.]
  14. Ordunez P, Silva LC. Pesticides and the Epidemic of CKD in Central America. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2014 Sep;64(3):477. [Abstract Ordunez P, Silva LC. Pesticides and the Epidemic of CKD in Central America. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2014 Sep;64(3):477.]
  15. Redmon JH, Elledge MF, Womack DS, Wickremashinghe R, Wanigasuriya KP, Peiris-John R, Lunyere J, Raymer JH, Levine KE. Additional Perspectives on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka – Lessons Learned from the Who CKDu Population Prevalence Study. BMC Nephrology. 2014 15, 125. [Abstract Redmon JH, Elledge MF, Womack DS, Wickremashinghe R, Wanigasuriya KP, Peiris-John R, Lunyere J, Raymer JH, Levine KE. Additional Perspectives on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka – Lessons Learned from the Who CKDu Population Prevalence Study. BMC Nephrology. 2014 15, 125.]
  16. Ordunez P, Martinez R, Reveiz L, Chapman E, Saenz C, Soares da Silva A, Becerra F. Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemic in Central America: Urgent Public Health Action Is Needed amid Causal Uncertainty. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Aug 7;8(8):e3019. [Abstract Ordunez P, Martinez R, Reveiz L, Chapman E, Saenz C, Soares da Silva A, Becerra F. Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemic in Central America: Urgent Public Health Action Is Needed amid Causal Uncertainty. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Aug 7;8(8):e3019.]
  17. Elledge M, Redmon JH, Levine K, Wickremasinghe RJ, Wanigasariya KP, Peiris-John RJ. Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Sri Lanka: Quest for understanding and global implications. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press. 2014 RTI Press Publication No. RB-0007-1405 [Abstract Elledge M, Redmon JH, Levine K, Wickremasinghe RJ, Wanigasariya KP, Peiris-John RJ. Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Sri Lanka: Quest for understanding and global implications. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press. 2014 RTI Press Publication No. RB-0007-1405]
    1. Wanigasuriya K, Jayawardene I, Amarasiriwardena C, Wickremasinghe R. Novel Urinary Biomarkers and Their Association with Urinary Heavy Metals in Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology in Sri Lanka: A Pilot Study. Ceylon Medical Journal Dec 26;62(4):210-217. [Abstract Wanigasuriya K, Jayawardene I, Amarasiriwardena C, Wickremasinghe R. Novel Urinary Biomarkers and Their Association with Urinary Heavy Metals in Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology in Sri Lanka: A Pilot Study. Ceylon Medical Journal Dec 26;62(4):210-217.]
    2. Wanigasuriya KP, Peiris-John RJ, Wickremasinghe R. Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology in Sri Lanka: Is Cadmium a Likely Cause? BMC Nephrology. 2011 Jul 5;12:32. [Abstract Wanigasuriya KP, Peiris-John RJ, Wickremasinghe R. Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology in Sri Lanka: Is Cadmium a Likely Cause? BMC Nephrology. 2011 Jul 5;12:32.]
    3. Peiris-John RJ, Wanigasuriya JK, Wickremasinghe AR, Dissanayake WP, Hittarage A. (2006) Exposure to acetylcholinesterase-inhibiting pesticides and chronic renal failure. Ceylon Medical Journal 51(1), 42–3.
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