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Respiratory health survey in an Indian South African community : distribution and determinants of symptoms, diseases and lung function.
A cross-sectional epidemiologic survey of the respiratory health status was conducted in the adult (15 years and older) Indian South African population resident in Lenasia, Johannesburg to study the distribution and ...
The clinical natural history of snakebite victims in Southern Africa.
The author wrote a dissertation for the Mmed Sc degree entitled The Clinical Natural History of Snakebite in Southern Africa, which dealt with the epidemiology of snakebite and the clinico-pathological events in snakebite ...
Isolation, identification, immunolocalisation and elucidation of the role of plasma kallikrein in human tissues.
Introduction: Plasma kallikrein (PK) is a cofactor in blood coagulation and modulates inflammation through the release of bradykinin (BK). Previously it was believed that plasma prekallikrein (PPK), the precursor of PK ...
An immunocytochemical study of the kallikrein-kinin system on the circulating neutrophil.
Inflammation is the normal biological response to tissue injury, and is characterised by the interactive activation of multiple mediators and cell types. One response to tissue injury is the production of pain, not only ...
Assessment of the immune response in kidney transplant patients.
Background: Management of a transplant recipient involves the use of multiple immunosuppressant drugs. Currently there is no test that reflects the overall immune status of the patient. This results in under or over ...
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) : a study in South African Indians in Durban.
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Abnormal IgA1 O-glycosylation in a multi-ethnic population of IgA nephropathy patients in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Background: The pathogenesis of IgA Nephropathy (IgAN) is poorly understood globally and curative therapy currently does not exist. Variable presentation among IgAN patients globally may be indicative of various underlying ...
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 ...