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Rapid intrapartum or postpartum HIV testing at a midwife obstetric unit and a district hospital in South Africa
Objective: To compare the prepartum and postpartum feasibility and acceptance of voluntary counseling and rapid testing (VCT) among women with unknown HIV status in South Africa. Methods: Eligible women were randomized ...
Early bactericidal activity of delamanid (OPC-67683) in smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients
BACKGROUND: Delamanid (OPC-67683) is a novel mycolic acid biosynthesis inhibitor active against Mycobacterium tuberculosis at a low minimum inhibitory concentration. METHODS: Forty-eight patients with smear-positive ...
Effects of varenicline in adult smokers: A multinational, 24-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Background: Prevalence rates of smoking are rising in developing countries. Previous trials evaluating the efficacy and tolerability of the smoking-cessation medication varenicline have used largely participants of Caucasian ...
External genital human papillomavirus prevalence and associated factors among heterosexual men on 5 continents
Background. We examined the baseline prevalence of penile, scrotal, and perineal/perianal human papillomavirus (HPV) in heterosexual men (HM). We also evaluated baseline characteristics of HM to assess factors associated ...