• Masking through averages - intraprovincial heterogeneity in HIV prevalence within the Western Cape 

      Shaikh, N.; Abdullah, F.; Lombard, C. J.; Smit, L.; Bradshaw, D.; Makubalo, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2006)
      Objective. To measure HIV prevalence at health-district level in the Western Cape (WC) and to compare these findings with those of the National HIV Antenatal Surveys (NHASs). This investigation aimed to estimate the degree ...
    • Mathematical modelling to project the impact of interventions targeted to previously treated individuals on the trajectory of the tuberculosis epidemic in high tuberculosis prevalence settings 

      Marx, Florian Michael (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Better strategies are needed to reduce Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) transmission in tuberculosis (TB) high-incidence settings. Targeting additional control interventions towards groups at highest TB ...
    • Meningococcal disease at Tygerberg Hospital 

      Donald P.R.; Burger P.J.; Van Zyl L.E. (HMPG, 1981)
      From June 1978 to November 1979, 298 patients with meningococcal disease were seen at Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, CP. The manner of presentation, the diagnosis and some of the clinical features of these patients are ...
    • Metabolic bone disease in preterm infants 

      Beyers, Nulda; Hough, F. S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986)
      Small preterm infants often develop osteopenia with or without rickets and with or without fractures. Whether these bone abnormalities all form part of the same disease process with a wide spectrum of presentation or whether ...
    • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at Tygerberg Hospital 

      Peddie, E. F.; Donald, P. R.; Burger, P. J.; Sadler, C. A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988)
      During 1985 Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from blood culture of 74 patients at Tygerberg Hospital who were suffering from serious illness compatible with systemic spread of the organism. Twenty-six isolates (35%) were ...
    • Mid-trimester termination of pregnancy - a randomised controlled trial of two prostaglandin regimens 

      Steyn, D. W.; Pienaar, M. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993)
      Objective. To determine the more applicable of two ways of prostaglandin induction currently in use in second trimester induced abortions for congenital or chromosomal abnormalities. Design. A prospective randomised ...
    • Missed opportunities in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children 

      Gie, R. P.; Beyers, Nulda; Schaaf, H. Simon; Donald, P. R. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993)
      In 52% of children with confirmed and probable tuberculosis the diagnosis could have been made earlier than it was. The main clinical clues which should have led to suspicion of tuberculosis were close adult contacts and ...
    • Missed opportunities of inclusion in a cohort of HIV-infected children to initiate antiretroviral treatment before the age of two in West Africa, 2011 to 2013 

      Dahourou, Desire L.; Amorissani-Folquet, Madeleine; Coulibaly, Malik; Avit-Edi, Divine; Meda, Nicolas; Timite-Konan, Marguerite; Arendt, Vic; Ye, Diarra; Amani-Bosse, Clarisse; Salamon, Roger; Lepage, Philippe; Leroy, Valeriane; Cotton, Mark (International AIDS Society, 2016-03-23)
      Introduction: The World Health Organization (WHO) 2010 guidelines recommended to treat all HIV-infected children less than two years of age. We described the inclusion process and its correlates of HIV-infected children ...
    • Missing HIV prevention opportunities in South African children – A 7-year review 

      Feucht, Ute D.; Meyer, Anell; Kruger, Mariana (BioMed Central, 2014-12-13)
      Background: The prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in South Africa is now successful in ensuring HIV-free survival for most HIV-exposed children, but gaps in PMTCT coverage remain. The study ...
    • Mitral valve prolapse : a study of 45 children 

      Van der Ham, D. P.; De Vries, J. K.; Van der Merwe, P- L. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2003-08)
      The knowledge pertaining to mitral valve prolapse is mainly based on studies in adults. In this study, the clinical profile as described in adults was compared with that found in children up to the age of 13 years. Fortyfive ...
    • Monitoring the South African National Antiretroviral Treatment Programme, 2003-2007 : the IeDEA Southern Africa collaboration 

      Cornell, Morne; Technau, Karl; Fairall, Lara; Wood, Robin; Moultrie, Harry; Van Cutsem, Gilles; Giddy, Janet; Mohapi, Lerato; Eley, Brian; MacPhail, Patrick; Prozesky, Hans; Rabie, Helena; Davies, Mary-Ann; Maxwell, Nicola; Boulle, Andrew (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-09)
      Objectives. To introduce the combined South African cohorts of the International epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS Southern Africa (IeDEA-SA) collaboration as reflecting the South African national antiretroviral ...
    • The mother-to-child HIV transmission debate 

      Hussey, G.; Fransman, D.; McGillivray, G.; Reynolds, Lindsey; Jacobs, M.; Power, D.; Burgess, J.; Eley, B.; Woods, D.; Coetzee, N.; Coetzee, E.; Anthony, J.; Maartens, G.; Schaaf, S.; Cotton, M.; Theron, G. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1999)
      [No abstract available]
    • Mucolipidosis III: two patients displaying genetic pleiotropism 

      Gericke, G. S. (HMPG, 1977-01)
      Two Cape Colored siblings with typical features of Hurler's syndrome, but without mucopolysacchariduria or mucopolysaccharide accumulation in tissues, are presented. The clinical features, in conjunction with raised β D ...
    • Multidrug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis treatment regimens and patient outcomes : an individual patient data meta-analysis of 9,153 patients 

      Ahuja, Shama D.; Ashkin, David; Avendano, Monika; Banerjee, Rita; Bauer, Melissa; Bayona, Jamie N.; Becerra, Mercedes C.; Benedetti, Andrea; Burgos, Marcos; Centis, Rosella; Chan, Eward D.; Chiang, Chen-Yuan; Cox, Helen; D'Ambrosio, Lia; DeRiemer, Kathy; Dung, Nguyen Huy; Enarson, Donald; Falzon, Dennis; Flanagan, Katherine; Flood, Jennifer; Garcia-Garcia, Maria L.; Ghandi, Neel; Granich, Reuben M.; Hollm-Delgado, Maria G.; Holtz, Timothy H.; Iseman, Michael D.; Jarlsberg, Leah G.; Keshavjee, Salmaan; Kim, Hye-Ryoun; Koh, Won-Jung; Lancaster, Joey; Lange,Christophe; Lange, Wiel C. M. de; Leimane, Vaira; Leung, Chi Chiu; Li, Jiehui; Menzies, Dick; Migliori, Giovanni B.; Mishustin, Sergey P.; Mitnick, Carole D.; Narita, Masa; O'Riordan, Philly; Pai, Madhukar; Palmero, Domingo; Park, Seung-kyu; Pasvol, Geoffrey; Pena, Jose; Perez-Guzman, Carlos; Quelapio, Maria I. D.; Ponce-De-Leon, Alfredo; Riekstina, Vija; Robert, Jerome; Royce, Sarah; Schaaf, H. Simon; Seung, Kwonjune J.; Shah, Lena; Shim, Tae Sun; Shin, Sonya S.; Shiraishi, Yuji; Sifuentes-Osornio, Jose; Sotgiu, Giovanni; Strand, Matthew J.; Tabarsi, Payam; Tupasi, Thelma E.; Altena, Robert van; Van der Walt, Martie; Werf, Tjip S. van der; Vargas, Mario H.; Viiklepp, Pirett; Westenhouse, Janice; Yew, Wing Wai; Yim, Jae-Joon (Public Library of Science, 2012-08-28)
      Background: Treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is lengthy, toxic, expensive, and has generally poor outcomes. We undertook an individual patient data meta-analysis to assess the impact on outcomes of ...
    • Mumps meningo-encephalitis 

      Donald, P. R.; Burger, P. J.; Becker, W. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-3)
      Between July 1981 and June 1985, 49 cases (36 boys (73%) and 13 girls (27%)) of mumps meningoencephalitis confirmed by culture of the virus from the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) were seen. Patients presented particularly in ...
    • Mycotic aneurysm : a rare complication of acute osteomyelitis in a child : a case report 

      Heydenrych, J. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      A case of mycotic aneurysm formation of the right iliac artery is described. This unusual complication developed as a result of acute osteitis of the left tibia which was initiated by a kick on the lower leg. One month ...
    • The necessity for T-cryptantigen activation screening in babies with necrotising enterocolitis 

      Kirsten, G. F.; Smith, J.; Pieper, C.; Bird, A.; Wessels, G.; Riphagen, S.; Moore, S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996)
      Objective. To determine the prevalence of T-cryptantigen activation (TCA) and its predictive value for severity of necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) in babies. Study design. Prospective descriptive. Study population. Thirty-four ...
    • Necrotising enterocolitis as an infectious disease : evidence from an outbreak of invasive disease due to extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae [2] 

      Cotton, M. F.; Pieper, C. H.; Kirsten, G. F.; Orth, H.; Theron, D. C. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2001)
      Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) is a severe gastro-intestinal disorder, predominantly seen in hospitalised low-birth-weight newborn infants. It is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Infants with NEC ...
    • The need to repeat lumbar puncture 

      Soskolne, E. I.; Kuhn, S. H.; Van Der Merwe P. L.; Keet, M. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1977)
      4 Patients with bacterial meningitis are reported. On initial examination, 1 patient had a slightly abnormal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and in the other 3 patients, the CSF was completely normal. An obviously purulent CSF ...
    • Neonatal and paediatric bloodstream infections : pathogens, antimicrobial resistance patterns and prescribing practice at Khayelitsha District Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa 

      Crichton, H.; O'Connell, N.; Rabie, H.; Whitelaw, A. C.; Dramowski, Angela (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
      Background. The epidemiology of neonatal and paediatric community-acquired and healthcare-associated bloodstream infections (BSI) at South African (SA) district hospitals is under-researched. Objective. Retrospective ...