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Maternal HIV infection and antibody responses against vaccine-preventable diseases in uninfected infants
Context: Altered immune responses might contribute to the high morbidity and mortality observed in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-exposed uninfected infants. Objective: To study the association of maternal HIV infection ...
Cytomorphological patterns of M. bovis BCG and M. tuberculosis on fine needle aspiration biopsies: Does HIV make a difference?
To determine if fine needle aspiration (FNAB) of mycobacterial lymphadenopathy can differentiate infection with M. bovis BCG (BCG) from M. tuberculosis (TB) and whether HIV status affects discriminatory cytological features. ...
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 ...