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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 ...
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 ...
Conditions associated with levels of allergens and fungal aerosols in selected homes of selected primary school children in Durban.
This indoor environment study formed part of the South Durban Health Study (SDHS) that investigated the health effects of exposure to ambient air pollution. Homes of children from seven communities corresponding schools ...
Human T cell lymphotropic virus 1 associated infective dermatitis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Background Human T cell Lymphotropic Virus Type I (HTLV-I) associated infective dermatitis, first described by Sweet in Jamaican children, is a pattern of eczema characterized by exudation, crusting around the ...