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Microbiology and molecular epidemiology of multiresistant haemophilus influenza type B in Durban, South Africa.
Microbiological and molecular epidemiological studies were conducted on 36 multi-resistant Haemophilus influenzae strains, isolated from paediatric patients, over a 26 month period (April 1986 to May 1988). The majority ...
Endotoxaemia in intestinal dysfunction in experimental animals : intestinal ischaemia and hyperthermia.
Endotoxins or lipopolysaccharides (LPS), highly toxic component of the outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria, are normally present in the mammalian gut lumen.In this thesis, I investigated, in laboratory animals, whether ...
Inpatient catchment populations of public sector hospitals in Natal/KwaZulu.
The Natal/KwaZulu Health Services Liaison Committee (HSLC) has been established to co-ordinate health care delivery in Natal and KwaZulu. This body has defined eight geographical Health Planning SubRegions (HPSRs) (Annexure ...
The application of DNA hybridisation methods to a determination of the association of hepatitis B virus with cirrhosis and hepatoma.
Autopsy liver material from patients having died of chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and causes unrelated to liver diseases was examined by dot blot hybridisation for the presence of HBV ...
Indicators of maternal child health.
The introduction outlines the reasons for the priority of maternal and child health emphasizing the relatively simple resources required. The aims of such programmes must be identified and the results measured so that ...
Isoenzyme polymorphism in entamoeba histolytica : an epidemiological survey in a rural South African population.
Isoenzyme characterisation of Entamoeba histolytica into pathogenic and non-pathogenic zymodemes substantiated previously held views that this parasite con5titutes two distinct strains or even sub-species that ...
Attitudes of African males to contraception.
The attitude of the African male to contraception and the role he plays in the acceptance of contraceptives by his racial group is presented. Over a period of one month the researcher interviewed 220 African males at ...
An overview of occupational health in the Durban Metropolitan area.
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Occupational health in South Africa.
Occupational health is concerned with health in its relation to work and the working environment. This study was undertaken to present an overview of occupational health in South Africa, with national and international ...