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Value of different staging systems for predicting neurological outcome in childhood tuberculous meningitis
BACKGROUND: The stage of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) at presentation is strongly associated with prognosis. OBJECTIVE: To compare different staging systems for TBM in predicting outcome. METHODS: The associations of ...
High prevalence of drug resistance amongst HIV-exposed and -infected children in a tuberculosis prevention trial
An emergence of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in settings affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) has been observed. We investigated the prevalence of DR-TB in P1041, a multicentred, ...
Rise in rifampicin-monoresistant tuberculosis in Western Cape, South Africa
SETTING: Brewelskloof Hospital, Western Cape, South Africa. OBJECTIVES: To verify the perceived increase in rifampicin monoresistant tuberculosis (RMR-TB) in the Cape Winelands-Overberg region and to identify potential ...
Efficacy of tigecycline versus ceftriaxone plus metronidazole for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections: Results from a randomized, controlled trial
Background: This randomized, open-label, multi-center trial compared tigecycline (TGC), a broad-spectrum glycylcycline, with ceftriaxone- metronidazole (CTX/MET) for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections ...
A cross-species comparison of escape from X inactivation in Eutheria: Implications for evolution of X chromosome inactivation
Sex chromosome dosage compensation in both eutherian and marsupial mammals is achieved by X chromosome inactivation (XCI) - transcriptional repression that silences one of the two X chromosomes in the somatic cells of ...