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The HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa : convergence with tuberculosis, socioecological vulnerability, and climate change patterns
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-08)
Recent assessment reports suggest that climate change patterns are threatening social and ecological vulnerability and resilience, with the strong potential of negatively affecting human health. Persons living with HIV/AIDS ...
Modulation of LPS-induced CD4+ T-cell activation and apoptosis by antioxidants in untreated asymptomatic HIV infected participants : an in vitro study
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013-11)
Persistent immune activation characterises HIV infection and is associated with depletion of CD4+ T-cells and increased risk of disease progression. Early loss of gutmucosal integrity results in the translocation of microbial ...
Recommendations for the management of sickle cell disease in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-11)
The spectrum of sickle cell disease (SCD) encompasses a heterogeneous group of disorders that include: (i) homozygous SCD (HbSS), also referred to as sickle cell anaemia; (ii) heterozygous SCD (HbAS), also referred to as ...
HIV/AIDS-related non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas and confounders : preliminary report of the Sub-Saharan Africa Lymphoma Consortium (SSALC)
(BioMed Central, 2012-04)
SSALC was established to characterize HIV/AIDS-related lymphoma and the indigenous background of malignant lymphomas (ML) in sub-Saharan Africa. Because WHO classified lymphoma subgroups can vary in prevalence African, ...
Biomarkers of HIV-associated cancer
(Libertas Academica, 2014)
Cancer biomarkers have provided great opportunities for improving the management of cancer patients by enhancing the efficiency of early detection, diagnosis, and efficacy of treatment. Every cell type has a unique molecular ...
Laboratoriumstandaardisasie en kwaliteitskontrole in antistolterapie
[No abstract available]
The use of the full blood count and differential parameters to assess immune activation levels in asymptomatic, untreated HIV infection
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014)
Background. A feature of HIV/AIDS is chronic immune activation, which results in a number of complications including inflammation-related disorders and blood cytopaenias. Immune activation status is not routinely tested ...
Investigating platelet function and immune activation in HIV-infection
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction In the era of antiretroviral therapy (ART), people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) now have prolonged life spans. An emerging trend of non- acquired immune deficiency syndrome ...
Aplasia versus pancytopenia, including the pure red cell variant
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-09)
This is the first in our third series of clinical vignettes that are centred on everyday presentations. Each emphasises practical aspects of team-based care, having relevance for general practitioners, specialists and ...
Association of deworming with reduced eosinophilia : implications for HIV/AIDS and co-endemic diseases
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2003-04)
Eosinophil counts in venous blood were monitored during a randomized controlled deworming trial (n = 155 children) that lasted for a year, and in a whole-school deworming programme (range 174-256 children) of 2 years' ...