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African Health Sciences - Vol 13, No 2 (2013)

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Editorial: Nodding syndrome, infections and sexuality EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JK Tumwine i-iv
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.94043
Nodding syndrome: origins and natural history of a longstanding epileptic disorder in sub-Saharan Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PS Spencer, VS Palmer, L Jilek-Aall 176-182
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.1
Nodding syndrome in Mundri county, South Sudan: Environmental, nutritional and infectious factors EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PS Spencer, K Vandemaele, M Richer, VS Palmer, S Chungong, M Anker, Y Ayana, ML Opoka, BN Klaucke, A Quarello, JK Tumwine 183-204
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.2
Neuropsychiatric perspectives on nodding syndrome in northern Uganda: A case series study and a review of the literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Musisi, D Akena, E Nakimuli-Mpungu, C Abbo, J Okello 205-218
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.3
Proposed guidelines for the management of nodding syndrome EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Idro, KA Musubire, MB Byamah, H Namusoke, J Muron, C Abbo, R Oriyabuzu, J Ssekyewa, C Okot, D Mwaka, P Ssebadduka, I Makumbi, B Opar, JR Aceng, AK Mbonye 219-225
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.4
Evaluation of patients with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Bolu, Turkey EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Duran, A Küçükbayrak, T Ocak, NI Hakyemez, T Taþ, M Karadað, ZF Mengeloðlu 233-242
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.5
Global analysis of differential expressed genes in ECV304 Endothelial-like cells infected with human cytomegalovirus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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X Mo, Z Haiquan, Z Huanying, K Changwen, Z Wenling, Tu Yanyang, Z Yongsheng 243-251
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.6
Baboons as potential reservoirs of zoonotic gastrointestinal parasite infections at Yankari National Park, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HB Mafuyai, Y Barshep, BS Audu, D Kumbak, TO Ojobe 252-254
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.7
Hepatitis C and blood transfusion among children attending the Sickle Cell Clinic at Mulago Hospital, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SOM Namasopo, C Ndugwa, JK Tumwine 255-260
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.8
Pattern of intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG) use in a pediatric intensive care facility in a resource limited setting EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NM Galal 261-265
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.9
Is there a suburban sleeping sickness in Libreville? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TL Kohagne, JF Mavoungou, HGC Fako, R Pamba, B Mbatchi 266-269
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.10
HIV/AIDS knowledge among undergraduate university students: implications for health education programs in Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AK Oppong, M Oti-Boadi 270-277
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.11
The impact of HIV/AIDS stigma on HIV counseling and testing in a high HIV prevalence population in Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Ayiga, H Nambooze, S Nalugo, D Kaye, A Katamba 278-286
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.12
24-Month adherence, tolerance and efficacy of once-a-day antiretroviral therapy with didanosine, lamivudine, and efavirenz in African HIV-1 infected children: ANRS 12103/12167 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Hien, N Meda, S Diagbouga, E Zoure, S Yaméogo, H Tamboura, J Somé, A Ouiminga, F Rouet, A Drabo, A Hien, J Nicolas, H Chappuy, P Van de Perre, P Msellati, B Nacro 287-294
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.13
Malaria and HIV co-infection and their effect on haemoglobin levels from three healthcare institutions in Lagos, southwest Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AO Sanyaolu, AF Fagbenro-Beyioku, WA Oyibo, OS Badaru, OS Onyeabor, CI Nnaemeka 295-300
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.14
Factors affecting the HIV/AIDS epidemic: An ecological analysis of global data EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MNI Mondal, M Shitan 301-310
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.15
Personal barriers to antiretroviral therapy adherence: Case studies from a rural Uganda prospective clinical cohort EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BN Mayanja, E Kabunga, B Masiira, R Lubega, P Kaleebu, J Seeley 311-319
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.16
Exotic and indigenous problem plants species used, by the Bapedi, to treat sexually transmitted infections in Limpopo Province, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SS Semenya, MJ Potgieter, LJC Erasmus 320-326
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.17
Developing antiviral surgical gown using nonwoven fabrics for health care sector EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Parthasarathi, G Thilagavathi 327-332
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.18
Effect of severe sepsis on platelet count and their indices EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Guclu, Y Durmaz, O Karabay 333-338
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.19
Relationship between climate conditions and nosocomial infection rates EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Chen, X Xu, J Liang, H Lin 339-343
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.20
Healthcare providers’ attitudes and perceptions in infection diagnosis and antibiotic prescribing in public health institutions in Lesotho: A cross sectional survey EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Adorka, M Dikokole, KH Mitonga, K Allen 344-350
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.21
A 5 - year surveillance of wound infections at a rural tertiary hospital in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BH Oladeinde, R Omoregie, M Olley, JA Anunibe, AA Onifade 351-356
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.22
Comparative anti-inflammatory properties of Capsaicin and ethylaAcetate extract of Capsicum frutescens linn [Solanaceae] in rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AT Jolayemi, JAO Ojewole 357-361
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.23
The outcome of non-carbapenem-based empirical antibacterial therapy and VRE colonisation in patients with hematological malignancies EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Gedik, T Yildirmak, F Simsek, A Kanturk, D Aydýn, D Anca, O Yokus, N Demirel 362-368
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.24
Evaluation and comparison of in-vitro dissolution profiles for different brands of amoxicillin capsules EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Kassaye, G Genete 369-375
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.25
Correlates of diarrhoea among children below the age of 5 years in Sudan EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Siziya, AS Muula, E Rudatsikira 376-383
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.26
Sonographic biometry of spleen among school age children in Nsukka, Southeast, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CU Eze, KK Agwu, DN Ezeasor, K Ochie, AE Aronu, KK Agwuna, IU Nwadike 384-392
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.27
Gynaecological laparoscopy courses in the United Arab Emirates EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HM Elbiss, S George, I Sidky, FM Abu-Zidan 393-401
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.28
Physical after effects and clients satisfaction following colposcopy and cervical biopsy in a Nigerian population EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CA Okonkwo, MC Ezeanochie, BN Olagbuji 402-406
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.29
Condom use at first and latest sexual events among young people: evidence from a rural and peri-urban setting in Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NM Tumwesigye, R Ingham, D Holmes 407-414
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.30
Perception and practice of contraception among male soldiers in Sobi barracks, Ilorin, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NA Hussain, TM Akande, GK Osagbemi, ST Olasupo, KY Salawu, ET Adebayo 415-422
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.31
Cost effectiveness of facility and home based HIV voluntary counseling and testing strategies in rural Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EM Mulogo, V Batwala, F Nuwaha, AS Aden, OS Baine 423-429
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.32
Association of anti-Chlamydia antibodies with ectopic pregnancy in Benin city, Nigeria: A case-control study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Agholor, L Omo-Aghoja, F Okonofua 430-440
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.33
Association between history of abdominopelvic surgery and tubal pathology EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O Famurewa, A Adeyemi, O Ibitoye, O Ogunsemoyin 441-446
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.34
Association of recurrent pregnancy loss with chromosomal abnormalities and hereditary thrombophilias EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z Ocak, T Özlü, O Ozyurt 447-452
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.35
Sonographic assessment of pregnancy co-existing with uterine leiomyoma in Owerri, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CU Eze, EA Odumeru, K Ochie, UI Nwadike, KK Agwuna 453-460
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.36
Commonly cited incentives in the community implementation of the emergency maternal and newborn care study in western Kenya EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Gisore, B Rono, I Marete, J Nekesa-Mangeni, C Tenge, E Shipala, H Mabeya, D Odhiambo, K Otieno, S Bucher, C Makokha, E Liechty, F Esamai 461-468
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.37
Peripartum hysterectomy: Two years experience at Nelson Mandela Academic hospital, Mthatha, Eastern Cape South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JN Wandabwa, C Businge, B Longo-Mbenza, ML Mdaka, P Kiondo 469-474
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.38
Antiemetic effects of dexamethasone and ondansetron combination during cesarean sections under spinal anaesthesia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Demirhan, YU Tekelioglu, A Akkaya, T Ozlu, I Yildiz, H Bayir, H Kocoglu, B Duran 475-482
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.39
The effect of unilateral vasectomy on testosterone and testicular parameters in the adult male African giant rat (Cricetomys gambianus) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FIO Duru, S Ajayi, OO Azu 483-489
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.40
Alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking pattern among brothelbased female sex workers in two local government areas in Lagos state, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OO Odukoya, AO Sekoni, AT Onajole, RP Upadhyay 490-497
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.41
Living with parents and risky sexual behaviors among preparatory school students in Jimma zone, South west Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Abebe, A Tsion, F Netsanet 498-506
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.42
Hand hygiene practices among community Health Officers in Rivers State, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OB Braimoh, SE Udeabor 507-511
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.43
Design and implementation of participatory hygiene and sanitation transformation (PHAST) as a strategy to control soil-transmitted helminth infections in Luweero, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Dumba, JB Kaddu, F Wabwire-Mangen 512-517
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.44
Disseminated Histoplasmosis in a 13-year-old girl: A case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AC Ubesie, OC Okafo, NS Ibeziako, VO Onukwuli, NR Mbanefo, JC Uzoigwe, C Bede, BC Ibe 518-521
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.45
Tuberculosis diagnosis in resource-limited settings: Clinical use of GeneXpert in the diagnosis of smear-negative PTB: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Nakiyingi, H Nankabirwa, M Lamorde 522-524
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.46
Death and cadavers: knowledge, skills and attitudes will have to change EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Walsh 525-525
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.47
How to change West-African minds in order to increase general acceptation of autopsies? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Charlier, L Brun, MF Mamzer, C Hervé 526-526
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.48
Response to: Acute organo-phosphorus pesticide poisoning in North Karnataka, India: Oxidative damage, haemoglobin level and total leukocyte EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Wiwanitkit 527-527
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.49
Response to: Causes of visual disability among Central Africans with diabetes mellitus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MJ Claude 528-528
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.50
MRI findings in people with epilepsy and nodding syndrome in an area endemic for onchocerciasis: An observational study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AS Winkler, K Friedrich, S Velicheti, J Dharsee, R König, L Jilek-Aall, A Nassri, M Meindl, A Kidunda, TH Müller, W Matuja, T Gotwald, E Schmutzhard 529-540
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.51


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