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African Health Sciences - Vol 14, No 4 (2014)

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J Tumwine
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.1
Sero-prevalence of herpes simplex type 2 virus (HSV-2) and HIV infection in Kampala, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Nakku-Joloba, F Kambugu, J Wasubire, J Kimeze, R Salata, JM Albert, A Rimm, C Whalen 782-789
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.2
Brucella sero-prevalence and modifiable risk factors among predisposed cattle keepers and consumers of un-pasteurized milk in Mbarara and Kampala districts, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Nasinyama, E Ssekawojwa, J Opuda, P Grimaud, E Etter, A Bellinguez 790-796
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.3
Mean platelet volume in brucellosis: correlation between brucella standard serum agglutination test results, platelet count, and C-reactive protein. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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DH Okan, Z Gökmen, B Seyit, K Yuksel, Z Cevdet, A Deniz 797-801
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.4
Pattern of pathogens from surgical wound infections in a Nigerian hospital and their antimicrobial susceptibility profiles EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EO Akinkunmi, AR Adesunkanmi, A Lamikanra 802-809
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.5
Epidemiology of hepatitis C viral infection in Faisalabad, Pakistan: a retrospective study (2010-2012) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MA Maan, H Fatma, J Muhammad 810-814
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.6
Comparison of HCV core antigen and anti-HCV with HCV RNA results EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CA Buket, A Ayşe, K Selçuk, O Süleyman, SC Emel 816-820
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.7
Resistant plasmid profile analysis of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from urinary tract infections in Abeokuta, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O Akingbade, S Balogun, D Ojo, P Akinduti, PO Okerentugba, JC Nwanze, IO Okonko 821-828
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.8
The Utility of the helicobacter pylori stool antigen test in managing dyspepsia: an experience from a low resource setting EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IL Segamwenge, M Kagimu, P Ocama, K Opio 829-834
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.9
Risk factors for candida infection of the genital tract in the tropics EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Dou, W Li, E Zhou, C Wang, Z Xiao, H Zhou 835-839
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.10
Assessment of antibacterial activity of crude leaf and root extracts of Cassia alata against Neisseria gonorrhea. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RBD Otto, S Ameso, B Onegi 840-848
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.11
Mortality associated with tuberculosis/HIV co-infection among patients on TB treatment in the Limpopo province, South Africa. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TE Mabunda, NJ Ramalivhana, YM Dambisya 849-854
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.12
Socio-demographic factors affecting knowledge level of Tuberculosis patients in Rajshahi City, Bangladesh EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MNI Mondal, HM Nazrul, MRK Chowdhury, J Howard 855-865
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.13
Effectiveness of a home-based pulmonary rehabilitation programme in pulmonary function and health related quality of life for patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: a pilot study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D de Grass, S Manie, SL Amosum 866-872
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.14
Evaluation of cases with a preliminary diagnosis of Crimean- Congo hemorrhagic fever and comparison of characteristics in patients admitted to a secondary care hospital in Kastamonu, Turkey. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HC Hekimoğlu, NA Demirci 873-881
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.15
Tackling malaria, village by village: a report on a concerted information intervention by medical students and the community in Mifumi, Eastern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Ndira, D Ssebadduka, N Niyonzima, N Sewankambo, J Royall 882-888
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.16
Does the national program of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) reach its target in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EN Some, N Meda 889-898
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.17
Vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization in patients with hematological malignancies: screening and its cost-effectiveness EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Habip, K Arzu, Y Taner, A Deniz, A Demet, Y Osman, D Naciye, S Funda 899-905
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.18
Blood pressure and heart rate adjustment following acute Frenkel’s ambulatory exercise in chronic hemiparetics stroke survivors: a comparative study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Isa, A Abubakar, A Rufa'i, A Mukadas 906-912
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.19
Serum HE4 is more suitable as a biomarker than CA125 in Chinese women with benign gynecologic disorders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Zhang, C Qiao, L Li, X Zhao, Y Li 913-918
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.20
Association between mean platelet volume levels and inflammation in SLE patients presented with arthritis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Safak, AU Uslu, K Serdal, T Turker, S Sonar, A Lutfi 919-924
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.21
Explanation of colon cancer pathophysiology through analyzing the disrupted homeostasis of bile acids EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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DDA Chen, S Peng, J Yin, T Yang, R Dong, K Tan, Y Chen, J Lu, X Du 925-928
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.22
The association between dyslipidemia and anthropometric indicators in black and white adolescents residing in Tlokwe Municipality, North-West Province, South Africa: the PAHL study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RL Mamabolo, M Sparks, SJ Moss, MA Monyeki 929-938
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.23
Demographic profile of patients diagnosed with intracranial meningiomas in two academic hospitals in Johannesburg, South Africa: a 12-month prospective study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Ibebuike, J Ouma 939-945
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.24
Outcome of patients undergoing open heart surgery at the Uganda heart institute, Mulago hospital complex EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TO Aliku, S Lubega, P Lwabi, M Oketcho, JO Omagino, T Mwambu 946-953
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.25
Mucin as possible cause of early adhesional intestinal obstruction EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Ugare, G Osakwe, E Djunda 954-958
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.26
Unmet social needs and teenage pregnancy in Ogbomosho, South-western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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KK Salami, M Ayegboyin, IA Adedeji 959-966
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.27
Hypercholesterolaemia in pregnancy as a predictor of adverse pregnancy outcome EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AO Maymunah, O Kehinde, G Abidoye, A Oluwatosin 967-973
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.28
Skilled delivery care service utilization in Ethiopia: analysis of rural-urban differentials based on national demographic and health survey (DHS) data EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Fekadu, N Regassa 974-984
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.29
Neonatal mortality in a referral hospital in Cameroon over a seven year period: trends, associated factors and causes. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Mah-Mungyeh, A Chiabi, FL Tchokoteu, S Nguefack, JB Bogne, H Siyou, FS Fru, J Enoh, E Mbonda, PF Tchokoteu 985-992
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.30
Pneumonia among children under five in Uganda: symptom recognition and actions taken by caretakers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Tuhebwe, E Tumushabe, E Leontsini, RK Wanyenze 993-1000
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.31
Hygiene and sanitation risk factors of diarrhoeal disease among under-five children in Ibadan, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EO Oloruntoba, TB Folarin, AI Ayede 1001-1011
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.32
Toxicological evaluation of methanol leaves extract of Vernonia bipontini Vatke in blood, liver and kidney tissues of mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Alebachew, Y Kinfu, E Makonnen, Y Bekuretsion, K Urga, M Afework 1012-1024
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.33
A Meta-analysis on diagnostic value of serum cystatin C and creatinine for the evaluation of glomerular filtration function in renal transplant patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Pan, B Hu, M Li, L Fan, Y Ni, J Zhou, X Shi 1025-1035
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.34
Multiple correspondence analysis as a tool for analysis of large health surveys in African settings EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Ayele, T Zewotir, H Mwambi 1036-1045
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.35
Health seeking behaviour and challenges in utilising health facilities in Wakiso district, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Musoke, P Boynton, C Butler, MB Musoke 1046-1055
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.36
Virtual medical plant modeling based on L-system EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Ding, K Fang, S Jing, L Bo, Q Bo, H Yu 1056-1062
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.37
Fournier’s gangrene in the HIV era EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Ngugi, G Magoha, P Nyaga 1063-1068
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.38
Splanchnic venous thrombosis driven by a constitutively activated JAK2 V617F philadelphia-negative myeloproliferative neoplasm: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Waiswa, E Seremba, P Ocama, H Ddungu, K Opio, C Okello, T O'shea, M Verhovsek, R Mutyabule 1069-1073
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.39
Lassa fever – full recovery without ribavarin treatment: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NA Ajayi, KN Ukwaja, NA Ifebunandu, R Nnabu, FI Onwe, DA Asogun 1074-1077
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.40
Mapping Rwanda public health research(1975-2014) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Poreau 1078-1084
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.41
Letter to the Editor EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Joob, V Wiwanitkit 1085
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i4.42


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