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Natural ventilation, dampness and mouldiness in dwellings in the Waterloo housing development (Durban Metropolitan Area) : a case study of indoor air quality.
Dampness can cause the development of moulds in buildings and pose a threat to the quality of the building structure, indoor air quality and health of the occupants. An emerging source of housing related problems are the ...
Aspects of primary health care in a rural KwaZulu community : a descriptive study and literature survey.
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Predictors of response of AIDS-associated Kaposi sarcoma to standard chemotherapy.
Predictors of response of AIDS-associated Kaposi-Sarcoma to standard chemotherapy Overview: Kaposi Sarcoma is the most common HIV-associated cancer. Its etiology and pathogenesis is not fully understood. Little is known ...
Determination of exposure of humans to selected mycotoxins with particular reference to aflatoxins.
Mycotoxins are poisonous secondary metabolites commonly produced by fungi and are involved in human disease conditions known as mycotoxicoses. There is evidence to show that food eaten by the rural Black population of ...
Microbiology and molecular epidemiology of multiresistant haemophilus influenza type B in Durban, South Africa.
Microbiological and molecular epidemiological studies were conducted on 36 multi-resistant Haemophilus influenzae strains, isolated from paediatric patients, over a 26 month period (April 1986 to May 1988). The majority ...
Investigation into optimal amikacin dosing in children.
Aminoglycoside antibacterial agents, such as amikacin, continue to play an important role in the treatment of Gram-negative infections. However, although extremely effective, they are not without potential adverse events, ...
Drug-related problems among geriatric outpatients at a public sector hospital : an intervention study.
Introduction: Although drug-related problems (DRPs) are known to be prevalent in elderly patients, there are not many studies that have been performed in geriatric outpatients at public health facilities in South Africa. ...
Endotoxaemia in intestinal dysfunction in experimental animals : intestinal ischaemia and hyperthermia.
Endotoxins or lipopolysaccharides (LPS), highly toxic component of the outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria, are normally present in the mammalian gut lumen.In this thesis, I investigated, in laboratory animals, whether ...
Impact of delayed introduction of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and artemether-lumefantrine on malaria epidemiology in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Background The years 1985 to 1988 and 1997 to 2001, were periods of high morbidity and mortality due to malaria in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. One reason for the increased burden of disease was the emergence of drug ...