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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 ...
Evaluation and validation of room temperature biospecimens transportation and storage technologies as an alternative cost effective solution to cold chain logistics and storage within biobanking and/or diagnostics
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT : Background: Cold chain management (CCM) is an important aspect of biobanking operation. However challenges such as constant power failure, limited access to dry ice transport and storage of human samples ...
Optimisation of a whole blood flow cytometry assay to aid in the diagnosis of tuberculosis by detecting intracellular cytokines released by CD4+ T-cells
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT : Background: South Africa (SA) sees 8 million new Tuberculosis (TB) cases each year and has a significant problem with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and TB co-infection. Latent TB infection (LTBI) ...
Investigating the use of standardized EuroFlow flow cytometry panels for the characterisation and diagnosis of Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in the Tygerberg Academic Hospital, South Africa.
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT : Background: Flow cytometry (FC) immunophenotyping is crucial in the diagnosis and classification standardisation of haematological malignancies. FC techniques require standardisation to produce reliable ...