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Characterization of CD4+ and CD8+ T cell responses in HIV-1 C-Clade infection.
HIV-1 specific CD4+ T cell activity in clade C infected subjects has not been studied. CD4+ T cells play a vital role in controlling infectious diseases and there is a need to augment our knowledge of HIV immunology to ...
The effect of self-generated hypoxia on the expression of target genes coding for electron transport related products in mycobacterium tuberculosis.
The work presented here aims at identifying whether the genes identified in the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis that code for products involved in anaerobic metabolism are active or inactivated genes. The study ...
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 ...
“Sowing the seeds” the use of feedback in postgraduate medical education : a key factor in developing and enhancing clinical competence.
Background: The importance of feedback in enhancing clinical competency in the postgraduate medical education arena is well documented. Many definitions of, and models and frameworks for delivering feedback exist. Trainee ...
The prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in KwaZulu-Natal and its association with the vaginal immune response and shedding of HIV and HSV-2.
Introduction: South Africa has a high burden of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. The role of Gardnerella vaginalis in the development of BV has been disputed after the recovery of G. vaginalis from healthy ...
Culturally competent patient-provider communication with Zulu patients diagnosed with osteosarcoma.
Background: Communicating the diagnosis and prognosis of cancer is widely documented as a challenging task. Furthermore, ensuring that patients understand their treatment options is considered good practice; however ...
An investigation into the renewed need for the care and prevention of congenital disorders in South Africa.
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