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    • Estimating the burden of disease attributable to vitamin A deficiency in South Africa in 2000 

      Nojilana, Beatrice; Norman, Rosana; Bradshaw, Debbie; Van Stuijvenberg, Martha E.; Dhansay, Muhammad A.; Labadarios, Demetre; South African Comparative Risk Assessment Collaborating Group (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-08)
      Objectives. To estimate the burden of disease attributable to vitamin A deficiency in children aged 0 - 4 years and pregnant women aged 15 - 49 years in South Africa in 2000. Design. The framework adopted for the most ...

    • How diverse is the diet of adult South Africans? 

      Labadarios, Demetre; Steyn, Nelia Patricia; Nel, Johanna (BioMed Central, 2011-04)
      Abstract. Background. The objective of the current study was to measure dietary diversity in South Africans aged 16 years and older from all population groups as a proxy of food security. Methods. A cross-sectional study ...

    • Rifampin pharmacokinetics in children, with and without human immunodeficiency virus infection, hospitalized for the management of severe forms of tuberculosis 

      Schaaf, Hendrik Simon; Willemse, Marianne; Cilliers, Karien; Labadarios, Demetre; Maritz, Johannes Stephanus; Hussey, Gregory D.; McIlleron, Helen; Smith, Peter; Donald, Peter Roderick (2009-04)
      Background: Rifampin is a key drug in antituberculosis chemotherapy because it rapidly kills the majority of bacilli in tuberculosis lesions, prevents relapse and thus enables 6-month short-course chemotherapy. Little is ...