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Perceived ethionamide resistance in isoniazid susceptible isolates of mycobacterium tuberculosis.
In Mycobacterium tuberculosis, resistance to ethionamide (ETH) is usually combined with isoniazid (INH) resistance due to a number of mutations in genes that are involved in the biosynthesis of mycolic acids. ETH resistance ...
Metabolic complications of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a South African black population..
Aims To determine the prevalence and incidence of lipodystrophy (fat distribution [lipoatrophy and lipohypertrophy] and metabolic complications [insulin resistance-dysglycaemia and dyslipidemia]) in HIV-1 infected adult ...
Exercise and type 2 diabetes mellitus : peripheral sensory neuropathy in humans and regulation of blood glucose control in rodents.
PART ONE A prospective cohort study was conducted on eight previously inactive diabetic volunteers (34 – 47 yr) with a mean pre-trial HbA1c of 7.45 (±1.34) %, who completed an 8-week endurance exercise intervention of ...
Susceptibility of Trichomonas vaginalis to metronidazole and other compounds.
Trichomonas vaginalis is the most common sexually transmitted infection caused by a single known organism worldwide; and has been associated with an increased risk of HIV acquisition and transmission. Despite its high ...
The influence of intrapersonal characteristics of individual nurses on their work performance : a predictive correlational study in a selected province in South Africa.
Background Conflicting reports on the quality of nursing care highlighted the need to understand the influence of nurses’ intrapersonal characteristics on their work performance and caring behaviours. Aim The aim of the ...
Exploring occupational therapy intervention for young children with autism spectrum disorder in South Africa.
Occupational Therapy is amongst the top three interventions sought for young children with ASD in South Africa. Due to scarce local research on OT for ASD, this study explored the nature as well as perceptions of OTs on ...
A study of some aspects of senescence in embryos of zea mays L.
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An investigation into marine bacterial species found in shark mouths in the Indian Ocean and their implications for human health.
There is an ever increasing amount of pollution and waste being released into the environment. This is due to the increase in population, urbanisation and people migrating into cities. Approximately 2.4 billion people ...