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African Health Sciences - Vol 15, No 3 (2015)

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Editorial: Hepatitis, HIV and Ebola: light at the end of the tunnel EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JK Tumwine i-iv
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.1
Seroprevalence and risk factors of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C infections among pregnant women in the Asante Akim North Municipality of the Ashanti region, Ghana; a cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Ephraim, I Donko, SA Sakyi, J Ampong, H Agbodjakey 709-713
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.2
Chronic hepatitis B associated with hepatic steatosis, insulin resistance, necroinflammation and fibrosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Yilmaz, S Koklu, H Buyukbayram, K Yalçin, U Korkmaz, E Posul, G Can, M Kurt 714-718
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.3
Triple positivity of HBsAg, anti-HCV antibody, and HIV and their influence on CD4+ lymphocyte levels in the highly HIV infected population of Abeokuta, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SO Ogwu-Richard, DA Ojo, OA Akingbade, IO Okonko 719-727
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.4
Anti-HCV antibody among newly diagnosed HIV patients in Ughelli, a suburban area of Delta State Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OE Newton, OA Oghene, IO Okonko 728-736
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.5
Seropositivity and determinants of immunoglobulin-G (IgG) antibodies against Herpes simplex virus (HSV) types -1 and -2 in pregnant women in Port Harcourt, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IO Okonko, TI Cookey 737-747
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.6
Polymerase chain reaction to search for Herpes viruses in uveitic and healthy eyes: a South African perspective EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Laaks, DP Smit, J Harvey 748-754
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.7
Acceptability of self-collected vaginal samples for HPV testing in an urban and rural population of Madagascar EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Broquet, D Triboullier, S Untiet, S Schafer, P Petignat, P Vassilakos 755-761
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.8
Inventory of potential vectors of trypanosoma and infection rate of the Tsetse fly in the National Park of Ivindo, Gabon EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NOA Mbang, JF Mavoungou, DP Mawili-Mboumba, KRC Zinga, MK Bouyou-Akotet, B M’batchi 762-767
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.9
Occupational skin diseases and prevention among sanitation workers in China EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Yan, X Wang, J Wu, L Xu 768-775
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.10
Trends in HIV prevalence from 2008 to 2012 among young adults in Port Harcourt, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IO Okonko, LC Nnodim 776-788
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.11
Evaluation of the anti-candidal activity of methanolic leaf extract of cleistopholis patens (fam. Annonaceae) on candida species isolated from stage II HIV patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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DC Okechukwu, MA Momoh, CO Esimone 789-796
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.12
Evaluating the use of cell phone messaging for community Ebola syndromic surveillance in high risked settings in Southern Sierra EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Jia, K Mohamed 797-802
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.13
Seroprevalence of West Nile Virus specific IgG and IgM antibodies in North-Western and Western provinces of Zambia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I Mweene-Ndumba, S Siziya, M Monze, ML Mazaba, F Masaninga, P Songolo, P Mwaba, OA Babaniyi 803-809
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.14
Risk factors for placental malaria and associated adverse pregnancy outcomes in Rufiji, Tanzania: a hospital based cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Ndeserua, A Juma, D Mosha, J Chilongola 810-818
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.15
Potential of household environmental resources and practices in eliminating residual malaria transmission: a case study of Tanzania, Burundi, Malawi and Liberia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HM Semakula, G Song, S Zhang, SP Achuu 819-827
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.16
Variations in antimalarial components of Artemisia annua Linn from three regions of Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PO Engeu, F Omujall, M Agwaya, H Kyakulaga, C Obua 828-834
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.17
Antiplasmodial activity of some phenolic compounds from Cameroonians Allanblackia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AGB Azebaze, JEM Teinkela, EL Nguemfo, A Valentin, AB Dongmo, JC Vardamides 835-840
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.18
Potential antimalarial activity of Methyl Jasmonate and its effect on lipid profiles in Plasmodium Berghei infected mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OE Oyinloye, AM Kosoko, B Emikpe 841-850
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.19
Prevalence and risk factors of latent Tuberculosis among adolescents in rural Eastern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Mumpe-Mwanja, S Verver, A Yeka, A Etwom, J Waako, W Ssengooba, JKB Matovu, RK Wanyenze, P Musoke, H Mayanja-Kizza 851-860
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.20
Inducible clindamycin resistance and nasal carriage rates of Staphylococcus aureus among healthcare workers and community members EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AM Mahmoud, HS Albadawy, SM Bolis, NE Bilal, AO Ahmed, ME Ibrahim 861-867
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.21
New pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introductions in four sub-Saharan African countries: a cross-country analysis of health systems’ impacts EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Torres-Rueda, HED Burchett, UK Griffiths, P Ongolo-Zogo, J Edengue, Y Kitaw, M Molla, L Gelmon, W Onyango-Ouma, M Konate, S Mounier-Jack 868-877
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.22
Tackling sexually transmitted infection burden in Ugandan communities living in the United Kingdom: a qualitative analysis of the socio-cultural interpretation of disease and condom use EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EC Atukunda, GR Mugyenyi, J Oloro, S Hughes 878-887
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.23
Antibacterial activities of lactic acid bacteria isolated from cow faeces against potential enteric pathogens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BA Adeniyi, A Adetoye, FA Ayeni 888-895
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.24
Bone metabolism and hand grip strength response to aerobic versus resistance exercise training in non-insulin dependent diabetic patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FM Al-Shreef, OH Al-Jiffri, SM El-Kader 896-901
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.25
Implementation of POCT in the diabetic clinic in a large hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Tanyanyiwa, C Dandara, SA Bhana, B Pauly, F Marule, M Ramokoka, P Bwititi, U Nwose, B Nkosi 902-907
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.26
Association of waist and hip circumferences with the presence of hypertension and pre-hypertension in young South African adults EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BN Nkeh-Chungag, TH Mxhosa, PN Mgoduka 908-916
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.27
Activity limitations and participation restrictions experienced by people with stroke in Musanze district in Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Urimubenshi 917-924
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.28
The comparison of high and standard definition computed tomography techniques regarding coronary artery imaging EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Aykut, D Bumin, Y Omer, K Mustafa, C Meltem, C Orhan, U Nisa, O Hikmet, D Hakan, K Mert 925-930
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.29
A systematic review and appraisal of methods of developing and validating lifestyle cardiovascular disease risk factors questionnaires EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Odunaiya, Q Louw, O Ogah 931-940
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.30
Prevalence of CKD-MBD in pre-dialysis patients using biochemical markers in Enugu, South-East Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JU Okoye, EB Arodiwe, II Ulasi, CK Ijoma, OD Onodugo 941-948
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.31
Sonographic evaluation of the spleen among sickle cell disease patients in a teaching hospital in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CU Eze, GC Offordile, KK Agwuna, S Ocheni, IU Nwadike, BF Chukwu 949-958
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.32
Upper gastrointestinal diseases in patients for endoscopy in South-Western Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Obayo, C Muzoora, P Ocama, MM Cooney, T Wilson, CS Probert 959-966
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.33
Risk of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome among in-patients at a neuropsychiatric hospital in Nigeria: a short report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OJ Bawo, FI Chinwe, OA Atim 967-971
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.34
Assessment of the biomass related indoor air pollution in Kwale district in Kenya using short term monitoring EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Majdan, M Svaro, J Bodo, M Taylor, RM Muendo 972-981
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.35
Tryptophan-induced pathogenesis of breast cancer EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z Cao, X Qin, F Liu, L Zhou 982-985
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.36
The effect of parity on maternal body mass index, plasma mineral element status and new-born anthropometrics EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EI Ugwuja, RC Nnabu, PO Ezeonu, H Uro-Chukwu 986-992
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.37
Relationship between soil cobalt and vitamin B12 levels in the liver of livestock in Saudi Arabia: role of competing elements in soils EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EA Huwait, TA Kumosani, SS Moselhy, RM Mosaoa, SS Yaghmoor 993-998
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.38
An assessment of university students and staff perceptions regarding the use of human urine as a valuable soil nutrient in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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LL Mugivhisa, JO Olowoyo 999-1010
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.39
Comparison of the inhibition capability of oleanolic acid and betulinic acid towards drug-metabolizing enzymes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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W Xiao, M Lu 1011-1015
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.40
The scourge of head injury among commercial motorcycle riders in Kampala; a preventable clinical and public health menace EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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LH Kamulegeya, M Kizito, R Nassali, S Bagayana, AE Elobu 1016-1022
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.41
The protection of glycyrrhetinic acid (GA) towards acetaminophen (APAP)-induced toxicity partially through fatty acids metabolic pathway EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Yang, T Jiang, P Li, Q Mao 1023-1027
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.42
Assessing unmet anaesthesia need in Sierra Leone: a secondary analysis of a cluster-randomized, cross-sectional, countrywide survey EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MJ Harris, TB Kamara, E Hanciles, C Newberry, SR Junkins, NL Pace 1028-1033
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.43
Retroesophageal right subclavian artery: A case report and review of the literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Ocaya 1034-1037
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.44
A case report on near manual strangulation and glasgow coma scale EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BL Meel 1038-1040
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.45
Blindness and scalp haematoma in a child following a snakebite EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OS Katibi, FG Adepoju, BO Olorunsola, SK Ernest, KF Monsudi 1041-1044
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.46
Multiple intracerebral lesions in a young male EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Deepak, A Basavaprabhu, M Soundarya 1045-1048
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.47
The role of non-governmental organizations in providing curative health services in North Darfur State, Sudan EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AIA Yagub, K Mtshali 1049-1055
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i3.48


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