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African Health Sciences - Vol 15, No 1 (2015)

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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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.1
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.2
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.3
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.4
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.5
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.6
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.8
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.9
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.10
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.11
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.12
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.13
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.14
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.15
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.16
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.17
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.18
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.19
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.20
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.21
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.22
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.23
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.24
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.25
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.26
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.27
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.28
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.29
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.30
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.31
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.32
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.33
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.34
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.35
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.36
South African patient’s acceptance of generic drugs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Bangalee 281-282
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.37
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.38
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.39
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.40
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.41
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.42
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.43
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.44
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.45


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