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Gene expression analysis of squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus using a novel real time PCR probe system
Squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus (OSCC) is a common malignancy that occurs with high frequency in certain parts of the world, including South Africa. The aetiology of OSCC has remained unclear although many studies ...
Detection of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae amongst neonates in a regional hospital in KwaZulu-Natal : screening for carbapenemase production and MIC correlation.
Carbapenemases are the primary cause for the increase in carbapenem resistance in Gram- negative Enterobacteriaceae. These enzymes are β-lactamases and have the ability to hydrolyse almost all β-lactam antibiotics thereby ...
Response of endothelial cells to exposure to Chlamydia trachomatis, biovar LGV.
Although both are caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) presents differently from the infections caused by Oculogenital (OG) strains. The endothelium of blood and lymph vessels allows passage of ...