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A randomized controlled trial of HAART versus HAART and chemotherapy in therapy-naïve patients with HIV-associated Kaposi sarcoma in South Africa.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2012-06-01)
Background: The optimal approach to HIV-associated Kaposi sarcoma (HIV-KS) in sub-Saharan Africa is unknown. With large-scale rollout of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in South Africa, we hypothesized that ...
Isolation of an acetochlor detoxifying bacterium and cloning of an associated gene.
A Pseudomonas strain, AI08, which was capable of detoxifying the herbicide acetochlor (2- chloro-N-ethoxymethyl-6'-ethylacet-o-toluide) was isolated from soils. The microbe was isolated using a combination of batch culture ...
Strategies for effective bioremediation of water co-contaminated with 1, 2-dichloroethane and heavy metals.
The production of 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA) exceeds 5.44 billion kg per year, and is higher than that of any other industrial halogenated chemical. Improper disposal practices or accidental spills of this compound have ...
An examination of the determinants of sexual behaviour among young people aged 15-24 years in Zambia using the 2005 Zambia behaviour survey.
The health risks of unsafe sexual behaviour among young people aged 15-24, the stage when sexual activity including risky sexual behaviour is likely to begin, has been receiving growing attention. Researchers are attempting ...
Individual's perception and the potential of urine as a fertiliser in eThekwini, South Africa.
Climate change, environmental degradation and unsustainable consumption of resources are increasingly putting a strain on the Earth's natural wealth. More sustainable sanitation behaviour such as maximising the use of urine ...
Assessing participants' understanding and voluntariness of informed consent in a clinical trial in Nigeria.
Introduction: Citizens of developing countries are often in vulnerable situations because of illiteracy, unfamiliarity with medical interventions, effects of war resulting in famine, and extreme poverty. The health-related ...
Impact of blood processing variations on natural killer cell frequency, activation, chemokine receptor expression and function.
(Elsevier for Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists., 2011-03-07)
Understanding the role of natural killer (NK) cells in human disease pathogenesis is crucial and necessitates study of patient samples directly ex vivo. Manipulation of whole blood by density gradient centrifugation or ...
Organ donation, discrimination after death, anti-vaccination sentiments, and tuberculosis management.
(Springer Verlag., 2012-06)
No abstract available.
Natural killer cell function in women at high risk for HIV acquisition: insights from a microbicide trial.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2012-09-10)
Objective: To assess the role of natural killer (NK) cells in HIV acquisition. Design: We conducted a nested case–control substudy to the Center for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA004) tenofovir gel ...