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African Health Sciences - Vol 18, No 3 (2018)

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Progress in infections, reproductive health and non-communicable diseases EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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James K Tumwine
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.1
Prevalence of rifampicin resistant tuberculosis and associated factors among presumptive tuberculosis patients in a secondary referral hospital in Lagos Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olusola Adedeji Adejumo, Bolanle Olusola-Faleye, Victor Adepoju, Abimbola Bowale, Sunday Adesola, Ayodeji Falana, Henry Owuna, Kehinde Otemuyiwa, Shafaatu Oladega, Oluwatosin Adegboye 472-478
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.2
Male gender and duration of anti-tuberculosis treatment are associated with hypocholesterolemia in adult pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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John Mukisa, Ismael Kawooya, Joan Nangendo, Annet Nalutaaya, Jean Nyamwiza, Ali Sam, Ronald Ssenyonga, William Worodria, Ezekiel Mupere 479-487
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.3
Exploration of the understanding and etiology of ADHD in HIV/AIDS as observed by adolescents with HIV/AIDS, caregivers and health workers- using case vignettes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Richard Stephen Mpango, Eugene Kinyanda, Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Joseph Osafo, Kenneth D Gadow 488-495
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.4
Seroprevalence of parvovirus B19 in blood donors: the risks and challenges of blood transfusion in Zambia in the era of HIV/AIDS at the Kitwe Central Hospital, blood bank EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Memory Chirambo-Kalolekesha, Trevor Kaile, Florence Mwaba, Victor Daka, Marah Simakando, Sumbukeni Kowa 496-502
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.5
Sexual behaviours of HIV positive adults receiving HAART in Botswana: a cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mpho Keetile, Gofaone Kgosidintsi 503-511
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.6
Effect of anti-retroviral therapy on oxidative stress in hospitalized HIV-infected adults with and without TB EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Emmanuel Musisi, Denis Kasozi Matovu, Andrew Bukenya, Sylvia Kaswabuli, Josephine Zawedde, Alfred Andama, Patrick Byanyima, Ingvar Sanyu, Abdul Sessolo, Emmanuel Seremba, J Lucian Davis, William Worodria, Laurence Huang, Nicholas D Walter, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza 512-522
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.7
HIV Epidemiology in Uganda: survey based on age, gender, number of sexual partners and frequency of testing EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jay Vithalani, Marta Herreros-Villanueva 523-530
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.8
Molecular surveillance of HCV mono-infection and HCV-HBV co-infection in symptomatic population at Hyderabad, Pakistan EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Bushra B Patoli, Atif A Patoli, Nimerta Kumari Balani, Ashfaque A Korejo 531-538
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.9
Rabies encephalitis in children: a resurgence of a fatal anthropozoonosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fatma Khalsi, Ahmed Ayari, Manel Ben Romdhane, Faten Tinsa, Khedija Boussetta 539-541
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.10
Prevalence and associated factors of Plasmodium falciparum and soil transmitted helminth infections among pregnant women in Osun state, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olusola Ojurongbe, Patricia Nkem Okorie, Rofiat Labake Opatokun, Taiwo Adetola Ojurongbe, Victor Olatunji Mabayoje, Olugbenga Adekunle Olowe, Oluwaseyi Adegboyega Adeyeba 542-551
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.11
Determinants of delay in seeking treatment among malaria patients in Dera district, NorthWest Ethiopia: a case control study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Melkamu Tiruneh, Gebremedhin Berhe Gebregergs, Dereje Birhanu 552-559
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.12
Pyogenic brain abscess in children: a Tunisian multi-center experience EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Tfifha Miniar, Ben Abdallah Amel, Saadaoui Khalil, Ben Helal Khaled Ben Helal, Gueddiche Med Naji Gueddiche, Tilouche Samia Tilouche, Hassayoun Saida, Abroug Saoussen Abroug 560-568
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.13
The association between pregnancy-specific anxiety and preterm birth: a cohort study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Zahra Bostani Khalesi, Mahshid Bokaie 569-575
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.14
Fibrinolytic proteins of normal pregnancy and pre-eclamptic patients in North West Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Oluwatosin Oladosu-olayiwola, Hannah Olawumi, Abiola Babatunde, Munirdeen Ijaiya, Idayat Durotoye, Sikiru Biliaminu, Rasheedat Ibraheem 576-583
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.15
Incidence and risk factors for pre-eclampsia in Jos Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jonah Musa, Caleb Mohammed, Amaka Ocheke, Makswhar Kahansim, Victor Pam, Patrick Daru 584-595
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.16
Antenatal dexamethasone effect on Doppler blood flow velocity in women at risk for preterm birth: prospective case series EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Elsnosy Elwany, Shaaban Omar, Abbas Ahmed, Gaber Heba, Darwish Atef 596-600
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.17
The association between periodontal disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nyobasi Gesase, Jaume Miranda-Rius, Lluís Brunet-Llobet, Eduard Lahor-Soler, Michael J Mahande, Gileard Masenga 601-611
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.18
Effects of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy on anorectal functions along with quality of life of the patient EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Onur Birsen, Ayse Secil Ozban, Murat Ozban, Mehmet Ayhan Kuzu 612-622
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.19
Knowledge, attitude and practice towards cervical cancer among women in Finote Selam city administration, West Gojjam Zone, Amhara Region, North West Ethiopia, 2017 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ayele Semachew Kasa, Tadesse Dagget Tesfaye, Worku Animaw Temesgen 623-636
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.20
Opinion and use of contraceptives among medical students of the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chinedu Arthur Idoko, Babatunde Omotowo, Charles Anyaka, Kenechukwu Udo, Osita Ezenwosu, Emmanuel Nwobi, Uche Ezeoke, Ikechukwu Obi, Osaeloka Ekwueme, Chinyere Okeke, Chuka Obienu, Ikechukwu Orakwue 637-644
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.21
Tribulus terrestris improves metronidazole-induced impaired fertility in the male mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mrinalini Kumari, Poonam Singh 645-652
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.22
Effects of aqueous extract of Moringa oleifera seed on cadmium-induced reproductive toxicity in male Wistar rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olawale O Obembe, Yunus Raji 653-663
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.23
Cystic fibrosis in Tunisian children: a review of 32 children EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Khedija Boussetta, Fatma Khalsi, Yasmine Bahri, Imen Belhadj, Faten Tinsa, Taieb Ben Messaoud, Samia Hamouda 664-670
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.24
Clinical presentation and outcome of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fatiu A Arogundade, Akinwumi A Akinbodewa, Abefe A Sanusi, Oluyomi Okunola, Muzamil O Hassan, Adewale Akinsola 671-680
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.25
Serum proteins C and S levels as early biomarkers for kidney dysfunction in hemophilic patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Maryam A AL-Ghamdi, Etimad A Huwait, Taha A Kumosani, Qari M, Said S Moselhy, Afnan T Kumosani 681-688
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.26
A meta-analysis of phosphate binders lanthanum carbonate versus sevelamer hydrochloride in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing hemodialysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Tianbiao Zhou, Hongyan Li, Weiji Xie, Zhijun Lin 689-696
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.27
Thyroid profile and LDH Isoenzymes as prognostic biomarkers for diabetic and/or obese subjects EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Turki Y Johari, Magdy A Ghoneim, Said S Moselhy 697-706
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.28
Clinical presentation of newly diagnosed diabetes patients in a rural district hospital in Eastern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Roy William Mayega, Elizeus Rutebemberwa 707-719
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.29
Association of serum asymmetric dimethyl-arginine and troponin I levels as a risk of myocardial infarction in thalassemia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nawal Helmi, Hani Choudhry, Qari M, Taha A Kumosani, Abdulrahman L AL-Malki, Said Salama Moselhy, Afnan T Kumosani 720-726
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.30
Status of thiocyanate levels in the serum and saliva of non-smokers, ex-smokers and smokers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ananya Madiyal, Vidya Ajila, Subhas G Babu, Shruthi Hegde, Suchetha Kumari, Medhini Madi, Sonika Achalli, Priyadharshini Alva, Harshini Ullal 727-736
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.31
Vitamin A deficiency among under-five Nigerian children with diarrhoea EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olufunmilola O Abolurin, Adebanjo J Adegbola, Oyeku A Oyelami, Samuel A Adegoke, Oluseye O Bolaji 737-742
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.32
Nutrition knowledge, dietary patterns and anthropometric indices of older persons in four peri-urban communities in Ga West municipality, Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Faith Agbozo, Joyce Amardi-Mfoafo, Helen Dwase, Basma Ellahi 743-755
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.33
Under nutrition and associated factors among school adolescents in Dangila Town, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yeshalem Mulugeta Demilew, Amanu Aragaw Emiru 756-766
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.34
Effect of tramadol addiction alone and its co-abuse with cannabis on urinary excretion of Copper, Zinc, and Calcium among Egyptian addicts EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ibrahim El-Safty, Elsayed Eltamany, Ahmed Shouman, Omayma El-Gamel, Ahmed Nada, Wesam Ali 767-775
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.35
Substance abuse among students in selected secondary schools of an urban community of Oyo-state, South West Nigeria: implication for policy action EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ajibola Idowu, Ayodele Olatayo Aremu, Aderonke Olumide, Ayotunde Olumuyiwa Ogunlaja 776-785
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.36
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome in a young adult female at the university of Benin Teaching Hospital: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Peter I Agbonrofo, John E Osakue 786-789
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.37
AGREE-II Appraisal of a clinical algorithm for hypotonia assessment EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Pragashnie Govender 790-798
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.38
MR imaging of intracranial solitary fibrous tumor: a retrospective study of 7 cases EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yongshan Liu, Qian Wang, Taijuan Zhang, Linlin Yang, WenJuan Liang 799-806
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.39
A randomized control trial comparing train of four ratio > 0.9 to clinical assessment of return of neuromuscular function before endotracheal extubation on critical respiratory events in adult patients undergoing elective surgery at a tertiary hospital in EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Isaac Adembesa, Vitalis Mung’ayi, Zulfiqarali Premji, Dorothy Kamya 807-816
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.40
Family physicians' utility of social media: a survey comparison among family medicine residents and physicians EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Karim Syed Irfan, Irfan Farhana, Al Faris Eiad, Al Maflehi Nassr, Al Qahtani Al Mohammed, Nadeem Maya, Al Hazmi Ali, Ahmed Abdullah MA, Ponnamperuma Gominda, Vleuten Cees van der 817-827
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.41
A study on visual, audio and tactile reaction time among medical students at Kampala International University in Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Keneth Iceland Kasozi, Ngala Elvis Mbiydzneyuy, Sarah Namubiru, Abass Alao Safiriyu, Sheu Oluwadare Sulaiman, Alfred O Okpanachi, Herbert Izo Ninsiima 828-836
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.42
Nodding Syndrome - an Indian case EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Rachna Sehgal, Neha Agarwal, Rani Gera 837-841
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.43


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