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Triple therapy with clarithromycin, omeprazole, and amoxicillin for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in duodenal ulcer patients in Asia and Africa
Background: Studies assessing the efficacy of triple therapy containing clarithromycin and amoxicillin for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection and healing of duodenal ulcers in Asian and African countries are ...
Background - The incidence of tuberculous pericarditis is increasing in Africa as a result of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic. The primary objective of this article was to review and summarize the literature ...
Non-familial visceral myopathy: Clinical and pathologic features of degenerative leiomyopathy
Degenerative leiomyopathy (DL) is a distinctive form of acquired degenerative visceral myopathy of uncertain etiology that occurs largely in Africa and results in intestinal pseudo-obstruction (IP). In this review of 39 ...
Hoarding in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Clinical and genetic correlates
Objective: Hoarding may be an important symptom dimension in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Hoarding in OCD has been associated with poor insight, poorer response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors than other ...
Reciprocal chromosome painting among human, aardvark, and elephant (superorder Afrotheria) reveals the likely eutherian ancestral karyotype
The Afrotheria, a supraordinal grouping of mammals whose radiation is rooted in Africa, is strongly supported by DNA sequence data but not by their disparate anatomical features. We have used flow-sorted human, aardvark, ...
Should active recruitment of health workers from sub-Saharan Africa be viewed as a crime?
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The spectrum of anorectal malformations in Africa
Anorectal malformations (ARM) remain a significant birth defect with geographic variation in incidence, individual phenotypes and regional geographic subtypes. Although early studies indicated a low incidence in Black ...
Are Polymorphic Markers within the α-1-Antitrypsin Gene Associated with Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease?
We sought to determine whether variants of the human α-1-antitrypsin (AAT) gene, also known as "PI," or "SERPINA1," are associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in 2 African-based populations from ...
Positive and negative symptoms in affected sib pairs with schizophrenia: Implications for genetic studies in an African Xhosa sample
Careful phenotyping and the identification of subtypes of schizophrenia can contribute significantly to the success of genetic studies in schizophrenia. The phenomenology of schizophrenia in affected sib pairs has been ...