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Evaluation of the utilisation of semi-quantitative procalcitonin versus C-reactive protein for the diagnosis of infection in a Hospital paediatric population,with particular reference to utilisation in suspected bacterial meningitis.
Background: The high mortality and morbidity due to bacterial infections such as meningitis, alongside the long turnaround times for gold standard microscopy and culture testing, warrants alternative laboratory tests such ...
A comparison of 24-hour urine versus random urine samples for determination and quantification of Bence Jones protein in a South African population.
Objectives: The International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) and College of American Pathologists recommend a 24-hour collection for Bence Jones proteins(BJP). Although a 24-hour urine collection is a definitive means to ...
Cellular and biochemical effects induced by antiretroviral drugs.
In the treatment of HIV/AIDS, protease inhibitors (PIs) and nucleoside/nucleotide analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) are the major components of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). The side effects ...