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African Health Sciences - Vol 13, No 4 (2013)

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Editorial: Infections and non-communicable diseases that just refuse to go away EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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KJ Tumwine
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.
Impact of moderate versus mild aerobic exercise training on inflammatory cytokines in obese type 2 diabetic patients: a randomized clinical trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SM Abd El-Kader, AM Gari, AEM Salah El-Den 857-863
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.1
Differential expressed genes in ECV304 Endothelial-like Cells infected with Human Cytomegalovirus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yali Zhang, Wenli Ma, Xiaoyang Mo, Haiquan Zhao, Huanying Zheng, Changwen Ke, Wenling Zheng, Yanyang Tu, Yongsheng Zhang 864-879
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.2
Compliance with iron-folic acid (IFA) therapy among pregnant women in an urban area of south India EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Mithra, B Unnikrishnan, T Rekha, K Nithin, K Mohan, V Kulkarni, V Kulkarni, D Agarwal 880-885
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.3
Clinical and audiometric features of presbycusis in Nigerians EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OA Sogebi, OO Olusoga-Peters, O Oluwapelumi 886-892
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.4
Care of terminally-ill patients: an opinion survey among critical care healthcare providers in the Middle East EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M ur Rahman, S Abuhasna, FM Abu-Zidan 893-898
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.5
Prevalence of noise induced hearing loss among employees at a mining industry in Zimbabwe EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Chadambuka, F Mususa, S Muteti 899-906
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.6
A review of the management of perforated duodenal ulcers at a tertiary hospital in south western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AC Etonyeaku, EA Agbakwuru, AA Akinkuolie, CA Omotola, AO Talabi, CU Onyia, OA Kolawole, OA Aladesuru 907-913
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.7
Counselling at primary health facilities and level of knowledge of antenatal attendees and their attitude on prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV in Dar-es salaam, Tanzania EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PJT Wangwe, M Nyasinde, DSK Charles 914-919
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.8
Roles of family dynamics on adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV/AIDS at a tertiary hospital in Osogbo, south-west Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BA Afolabi, MO Afolabi, AA Afolabi, MA Odewale, SA Olowookere 920-926
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.9
Decompensated cirrhosis-related admissions in a large urban hospital in Uganda: prevalence, clinical and laboratory features and implications for planning patient management EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BS Apica, P Ocama, E Seremba, KC Opio, MM Kagimu 927-932
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.10
In vivo hypoglycemic effect of methanolic fruit extract of Momordica charantia L EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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W Nkambo, NG Anyama, B Onegi 933-939
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.11
The effects of maternal haemoglobin as an indicator of maternal nutritional status on, maternal measles antibodies of mother-infant pairs at birth EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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UA Baba, GM Ashir, Y Mava, MS Gimba, R Abubakar, JP Ambe 940-946
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.12
The response effect of pheochromocytoma (PC12) cell lines to oxidized multi-walled carbon nanotubes (o-MWCMTs) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CL Phillips, CS Yah, SE Iyuke, V Pillay, K Rumbold, Y Choonara 947-954
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.13
Seroprevalence of HBV and HIV co-infection in children and outcomes following highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Uyo, South-South Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EE Ikpeme, OM Etukudo, UE Ekrikpo 955-961
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.14
Utilisation of insecticide treated nets among pregnant women in Gulu: a post conflict district in northern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JH Obol, S Ononge, CG Orach 962-969
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.15
Synergistic effect of aqueous extract of Telfaria occidentalis on the biological activities of artesunate in Plasmodium berghei infected mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OM Adegbolagun, BO Emikpe, IO Woranola, Y Ogunremi 970-976
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.16
Causes and outcome of hospitalization among HIV-infected adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Mulago hospital, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AMN Namutebi, MRK Kamya, P Byakika-Kibwika 977-985
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.17
Stereotypes on Nodding syndrome: responses of health workers in the affected region of northern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Mutamba, C Abbo, J Muron, R Idro, AD Mwaka 986-991
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.18
Factors influencing urban malaria: a comparative study of two communities in the Accra Metropolis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RC Brenyah, DNM Osakunor, RKD Ephraim 992-998
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.19
Effects of intravenous diclofenac on postoperative sore throat in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi: A prospective, randomized, double blind controlled trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Thang’a, D Kamya, V Mung’ayi 999-1006
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.20
Risk factors for un-investigated dyspepsia among primary care patients in northern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OA Solomon, AO Ajayi 1007-1011
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.21
Determinants of HIV testing among young people aged 18 – 24 years in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Peltzer, G Matseke 1012-1020
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.22
Factors associated with injuries among first-division Rwandan female soccer players EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JD Niyonsenga, JS Phillips 1021-1026
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.23
Knowledge, attitudes & barriers to condom use among female sex workers and truck drivers in Uganda: a mixed-methods study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JKB Matovu, NB Ssebadduka 1027-1033
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.24
Evaluation of some anthropometric indices for the diagnosis of obesity in pregnancy in Nigeria: a cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CE Okereke, UB Anyaehie, CC Dim, EE Iyare, UI Nwagha 1034-1040
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.25
Knowledge about the research and ethics committee at Makerere University, Kampala EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BR Ibingira, J Ochieng 1041-1046
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.26
Sexually transmitted infections and their diagnoses: Bapedi experience EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SS Semenya, MJ Potgieter 1047-1053
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.27
Assessment of psychological barriers to cervical cancer screening among women in Kumasi, Ghana using a mixed methods approach EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M William, G Kuffour, E Ekuadzi, M Yeboah, M ElDuah, P Tuffour 1054-1061
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.28
The effect of experimental streptococcus infection in myocarditis on some biochemical and inflammatory markers in albino rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SR Kholoud, MKA Iman, EH Rasha, SSA Soha 1062-1070
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.29
Knowledge and attitudes of infection prevention and control among health sciences students at University of Namibia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Ojulong, KH Mitonga, SN Iipinge 1071-1078
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.30
Changes in platelet functional parameters and CD62 P expression in liver cirrhosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Xianghong, C Guanping, Y Fenghua, W Jiayin 1079-1083
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.31
Antihypercholesterolemic activity of ethanolic extract of Buchholzia coriacea in rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CO Olaiya, TO Omolekan 1048-1090
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.32
Antibiogram and plasmid profiling of carbapenemase and extended spectrum Beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Abeokuta, South western, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BO Motayo, PA Akinduti, FA Adeyakinu, PO Okerentugba, JC Nwanze, CC Onoh, HC Innocent-Adiele, IO Okonko 1091-1097
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.33
Enteroviruses as a possible cause of hypertension, dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and hypertensive heart failure (HHF) in South western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IO Okonko, AA Adebiyi, OS Ogah, FD Adu 1098-1106
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.34
Dyslipidaemia and dysglycaemia in HIV- infected patients on highly active anti-retroviral therapy in Kumasi Metropolis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RA Ngala, K Fianko 1107-1116
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.35
Attitude of Lesotho health care workers towards HIV/AIDS and impact of HIV/AIDS on the population structure EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JA Belle, SB Ferriera, A Jordaan 1117-1125
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.36
The pattern and challenges of infertility management in Lagos, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O Adegbola, MO Akindele 1126-1129
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.37
Vitamin D intake and type 2 diabetes risk: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Li-min Zhao, Xiao-qin Tian, Jia-pu Ge, Xu Yan-cheng 1130-1138
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.38
Hepatitis B surface antigenemia (HBsAg) among pregnant women in southern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BT Utoo 1139-1143
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.39
Demographic profile and epidemiology of injury in Mthatha, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Dhaffala, B Longo-Mbenza, JH Kingu, M Peden, A Kafuko-Bwoye, M Clarke, EL Mazwai 1144-1148
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.40
Use of antibiotics among non-medical students in a Nigerian university EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TE Sanya, OF Titilayo, R Adisa, JS Segun 1149-1155
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.41
Bacteriological and physico-chemical quality of drinking water sources in a rural community of Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Tsega, S Sahile, M Kibret, B Abera 1156-1161
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.42
The Obstetrics Gynecology and Children’s Hospital Emergency Room waiting time before hospitalization EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T Ocak, M Bekdas, A Duran, SB Göksügür, B Küçükbayrak 1162-1169
Stray dog trade fuelled by dog meat consumption as a risk factor for rabies infection in Calabar, southern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EE Ekanem, KI Eyong, EE Philip-Ephraim, ME Eyong, EB Adams, AA Asindi 1170-1173
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i4.44


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