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Tuberculosis in a South African prison - a transmission modelling analysis
Background. Prisons are recognised internationally as institutions with very high tuberculosis (TB) burdens where transmission is predominantly determined by contact between infectious and susceptible prisoners. A recent ...
An investigation into LOXL1 variants in black South African individuals with exfoliation syndrome
Objective: To investigate the association between 2 lysyl oxidase-like 1 (LOXL1) polymorphisms, rs1048661 (R141L) and rs3825942 (G153D), and exfoliation syndrome (XFS) in black South African individuals. Methods: A total ...
A Six Sigma approach to the rate and clinical effect of registration errors in a laboratory
Background: Laboratory errors made during the preanalytical phase can have an impact on clinical care. Quality management tools such as Six Sigma may help improve error rates. Aim: To use elements of a Six Sigma model to ...