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Predictors of HIV acquisition in high risk women in Durban, South Africa.
In South Africa young women bear a disproportionate burden of HIV infection however, risk factors for HIV acquisition are not fully understood in this setting. In a cohort of 245 HIV negative women, we used proportional ...
Auditory Processing Disorders in children : the perspectives and practices of South African audiologists/STA's.
Audiologists/ Speech Therapists and Audiologists (STA’s) practicing in the field of Auditory Processing Disorders (APD) globally, encounter several challenges that include but are not limited to conflicting definitions, ...
Exploring movement of embodied, enacted, and inscribed knowledge through policy consultation: a case study of a mental health policy consultation process in South Africa.
This study is concerned with the intersection of knowledge and policy in the context of mental health system challenges in a developing country. Its focus is specifically on the way in which different forms of knowledge, ...
Investigating schistosomiasis markers of inflammation and immune responses in school children on repeated mass drug administration in Bandanyenje, Zimbabwe.
Abstract available in PDF file.
A review of aplastic/hypoplastic anaemia diagnosed on bone marrow samples at the haematology laboratory at National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Aplastic Anaemia (AA) is a bone marrow failure syndrome (BMFS) characterized by bone marrow aplasia and peripheral blood pancytopenia. The presenting symptoms in patients with AA are often those of anaemia, haemorrhage or ...
Molecular epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant enterococcus spp. from farm to food-production chain in intensive poultry production in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Extensive antibiotic use in intensively-farmed poultry exerts selection pressure for the emergence of multidrug-resistant pathogens. The aim of this study was to determine the antibiotic resistance and virulence profiles ...
Retrospective chart review of surgical management of compound elevated skull fractures.
Background: Traumatic skull fractures have been traditionally classified into those that involve the base or vault with distinct entities linear or depressed. Compound elevated skull fracture is a newer entity with scanty ...
Knowledge, attitudes and practices concerning oral health care among undergraduate students in the Life Sciences Department at the Central University of Technology, Free State.
Background Problems with oral health can, in many ways, affect the quality of life. Bad oral health can prevent positive feelings from being expressed by students, influencing their social experiences and how they feel ...
The in silico investigation of the perplexity of synergistic duality: inter-molecular mechanisms of communication in Bcr–Abl.
Due to their important role in normal cellular physiology, protein kinase activity is tightly regulated and their aberrant activation can lead to cancer. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is a blood cancer described by ...
Formulation of pH-responsive lipid-polymer hybrid nanoparticles for co-delivery and enhanced antibacterial activity of 18β-glycyrrhetinic acid and vancomycin against MRSA.
Background: Due to the rise in antimicrobial resistance and the challenges accompanied by conventional antibiotic dosage forms, there is a need for developing drug delivery systems that enhance, protect and potentiate the ...