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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 ...
The impact of Laduma, a health education intervention, on the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections among secondary school learners in KwaZulu-Natal.
Purpose To evaluate the impact of Laduma, a health education intervention, on the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections among secondary school learners in KwaZulu-Natal. ...
The epidemiology of dual HIV infection in the KwaZulu-Natal Anti-Retroviral Roll-out Programme.
KwaZulu-Natal has the highest prevalence of HIV in South Africa. The prevalence of dual infection in a normal-risk population in this region is unknown. Dual HIV infection has important implications for diagnosis, treatment ...
The interaction between human leucocyte antigen-G and natural killer cells at the placental interface in HIV-1 infected pregnant women and the significance, if any, to in utero transmission.
This study was undertaken to investigate the relationship between Natural Killer cells and HLA-G at the placental barrier in HIV-I infected pregnant women and to establish the significance, if any, to in utero infection. ...
The impact of pneumonia in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infected pregnant women on perinatal and early infant mortality.
Background: Although the prevalence of pneumonia in pregnancy is reported to be less than 1%, the pregnant state and risk factors associated with the development of pneumonia adversely influence the outcome of pregnancy. ...
Evaluation of haematological parameters and immune markers in HIV-infected and non-infected pre-eclamptic Black women.
This study focuses on women with both pre-eclampsia and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Pre-eclampsia is a pregnancy-specific syndrome that occurs after 20 weeks gestation. Thrombocytopenia is the most common haematological ...
HIV and the metabolic syndrome.
Abstract not available.
Profile of mortality amongst women with gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in relation to HIV non-infected women.
OBJECTIVES: To determine if women with Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection with severe degrees of immunosuppression are more predisposed to mortality from Gestational Trophoblastic Disease compared with HIV-infected ...
The influence of helminths on immune responses to HIV.
In South Africa, co-infection with HIV and intestinal parasites is a major challenge in disadvantaged communities who live in densely populated under-serviced urban informal settlements. This pilot cross sectional study ...
Echocardiographic features of the complications of infective endocarditis, with special reference to patients with HIV.
Purpose: The aim was to determine the echocardiographic features of patients with infective endocarditis, and to compare the findings in HIV positive versus HIV negative patients. Methods: This was a prospective study, ...