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African Health Sciences

African Health Sciences is an open access, free online, internationally refereed journal publishing original articles on research, clinical practice, public health, policy, planning, implementation and evaluation, in the health and related sciences relevant to Africa and the tropics. African Health Sciences acknowledges support provided by the African Health Journals Partnership Project that is funded by the US National Institutes of Health (through the National Library of Medicine and the Fogarty International Center) and facilitated by the Council of Science Editors.

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Vol 15, No 1 (2015)

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Articles

High seropositivity of IgG and IgM antibodies against cytomegalovirus (CMV) among HIV-1 seropositive patients in Ilorin, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Fowotade, IO Okonko, OO Agbede, ST Suleiman 1-9
Types and predictors of partner reactions to HIV status disclosure among HIVinfected adult Nigerians in a tertiary hospital in the Niger Delta EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Ogoina, P Ikuabe, I Ebuenyi, T Harry, O Inatimi, O Chukwueke 10-18
Seroprevalence of transfusion transmissible infections (TTI), in first time blood donors in Abeokuta, Nigeria. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BO Motayo, AO Faneye, UA Udo, BA Olusola, I Ezeani, JI Ogiogwa 19-24
Does parents' socio-economic status matter in intentions of vaccinating against human papillomavirus for adolescent daughters? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F Pan, H-G Shu 25-32
Feasibility of delivering HPV vaccine to girls aged 10 to 15 years in Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Mugisha, DS LaMontagne, AR Katahoire, D Murokora, E Kumakech, R Seruyange, VD Tsu 33-41
Investigating payment coping mechanisms used for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria to different socio-economic groups in Nigeria. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Etiaba, O Onwujekwe, B Uzochukwu, A Adjagba 42-48
Level of understanding of co-trimoxazole use among HIV infected, recurrent pulmonary tuberculosis suspects at a national referral tuberculosis clinic in Kampala, Uganda: a qualitative analysis. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Okwera, DK Mafigiri, D Guwatudde, C Whalen, M Joloba 49-57
Taenia solium metacestode preparation in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa: a source for diagnosis and research on cysticercosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Schmidt, CS Sikasunge, E Odongo-Aginya, C Simukoko, G Mwanjali, S Alarakol, E Ovuga, W Matuja, C Kihamia, T Löscher, AS Winkler, G Bretzel 58-67
Stroke subtypes and factors associated with ischemic stroke in Kinshasa, Central Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ML Tshikwela, FB Londa, SY Tongo 68-73
Stroke mortality and its predictors in a Nigerian teaching hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Ekeh, A Ogunniyi, E Isamade, U Ekrikpo 74-80
The visibility of non-communicable diseases in Northern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SR Whyte, S-J Park, G Odong, M Ojara, A Lamwaka 82-89
Bone turnover biomarkers in obese postmenopausal Saudi women with type-ІІ diabetes mellitus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NM Alselami, AFN Noureldeen, MA AL-Ghamdi, JA khan, SS Moselhy 90-96
Inhibitory effect of emodin on human hepatoma cell line SMMC-7721 and its mechanism EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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X Zhang, Y Chen, T Zhang, Y Zhang 97-100
Optimization of processing technology of Rhizoma Pinelliae Praeparatum and its anti-tumor effect EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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X Zhang, Y Cai, L Wang, H Liu, X Wang 101-106
Diagnostic accuracy of fine needle aspiration cytology in providing a diagnosis of cervical lymphadenopathy among HIV-infected patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Muyanja, R Kalyesubula, E Namukwaya, E Othieno, H Mayanja-Kizza 107-116
The association of XRCC3 Thr241Met genetic variant with risk of prostate cancer: a meta-analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Xuan, Y Hui, H Fang 117-122
Diagnostic utility of clinical and biochemical parameters in pancreatic head malignancy patients with normal carbohydrate antigen 19-9 levels EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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X Jin, Y Wu 123-130
The relationship between serum cortisol, adrenaline, blood glucose and lipid profile of undergraduate students under examination stress. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IC Maduka, EE Neboh, SA Ufelle 131-136
Co-morbid anxiety disorders in patients with schizophrenia in a tertiary institution in South East Nigeria: prevalence and correlates. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Aguocha, K Aguocha, R Uwakwe, G Onyeama 137-145
Ganoderic acid B’s influence towards the therapeutic window of trifluoperazine (TFP) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Guo, C Ni, X Liu, T Liu 146-149
Influence of gender preference and sex composition of surviving children on childbearing intention among high fertility married women in stable union in Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SA Adebowale, ME Palamuleni 150-160
Women’s attitudes towards receiving family planning services from community health workers in rural Western Kenya. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PA Juma, N Mutombo, C Mukiira 161-170
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and erectile dysfunction: does long term continuous positive airway pressure therapy improve erections? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T Husnu, A Ersoz, E Bulent, O Tacettin, A Remzi, A Bulent, M Aydin 171-179
Knowledge of birth defects among nursing mothers in a developing country EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TA Lawal, B Yusuf, AA Fatiregun 180-187
Developmental screening in South Africa: comparing the national developmental checklist to a standardized tool EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J van der Linde, DW Swanepoel, FP Glascoe, EM Louw, B Vinck 188-196
Prevalence and immediate outcome of candida colonized preterm neonates admitted to Special Care Unit of Mulago Hospital, Kampala Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Abdallah, D Kaddu-Mulindwa, J Nankunda, PM Musoke 197-205
Validity of common ultrasound methods of fetal weight estimation in late pregnancy among women in Kwale, Niger Delta region, Nigeria. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CU Eze, KI Egwuanumku, KK Agwuna, L Odidi, K Ochie, IU Nwadike 206-216
Women’s status within the household as a determinant of maternal health care use in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OI Fawole, IA Adeoye 217-225
Prevalence of artificially created maxillary midline diastema and its complications in a selected nigerian population EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Umanah, A-A Omogbai, B Osagbemiro 226-232
Factors influencing awareness and attendance of traditional oral health care practices by residents of a peri-urban community in Ibadan, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FB Lawal, JO Taiwo, GA Oke 233-239
Spectrum of neurosurgical complications following medical tourism: challenges of patients without borders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EO Idowu, OA Adewole 240-245
Prevalence of cholelithiasis among persons undergoing abdominal ultrasound at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Gyedu, K Adae-Aboagye, A Badu-Peprah 246-252
Anemia in patients on chronic hemodialysis in Cameroon: prevalence, characteristics and management in low resources setting EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FF Kaze, A-F Kengne, AT Mambap, M-P Halle, D Mbanya, G Ashuntantang 253-260
Problem based learning: tutors’ views 5 years after implementation at a sub-Saharan University EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Galukande, A Katamba, S Kiguli, E Kiguli-Malwadde, S Kijjambu, N Sewankambo 261-268
Use of simulators in operative dental education: experience in southern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Arigbede, O Denloye, O Dosumu 269-277
Exploring the scope of community-based rehabilitation in ensuring the holistic development of differently-abled people EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Saurabh, S Prateek, R Jegadeesh 278-280
South African patient’s acceptance of generic drugs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Bangalee 281-282
Dangerous to mix: culture and politics in a traditional circumcision in South Africa. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Banwari 283-287
Resolution of dilated cardiomyopathy in an adolescent with change of a failing highly active antiretroviral drug therapy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TO Aliku, S Lubega, P Lwabi 288-292
Giant simple hepatic cyst: a case report and review of relevant literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Asuquo, V Nwagbara, C Agbor, F Otobo, A Omotoso 293-298
Hypogammaglobulinemia in sub-Saharan Africa: a case report and review of the literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Hsu, R Opoka, TC Lund 299-301
Idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis presenting with occipital neuralgia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Auboire, J Boutemy, JM Constans, T Le Gallou, P Busson, B Bienvenu 302-306
Letter to the Editor: Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out of hospital cardiac arrest: need of the hour EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Mani, K Annadurai, R Danasekaran 307-309
Letter to the Editor: Platelet indices evaluation in patients with liver cirrhosis: methodological drawbacks EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Varol 310-311
Managing Ebola from rural to urban slum settings: experiences from Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SI Okware, F Omaswa, A Talisuna, J Amandua, J Amone, P Onek, A Opio, J Wamala, J Lubwama, L Luswa, P Kagwa, T Tylleskar 312-321


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