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Analysis of partial gag and env gene sequences of HIV type 1 strains from southern Africa
HIV-1 is spreading at an exponential rate in southern Africa, with a current doubling time of approximately one year. An estimated 2 million of South Africa's 36 million population are already infected with HIV. Information ...
Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in South Africa - Part II: Round-table discussion
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Detection of Southern African human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtypes by polymerase chain reaction: Evaluation of different primer pairs and conditions
The purpose of the study was to develop a specific and sensitive PCR protocol using env, gag and LTR primer pairs to detect HIV-1 subtypes present in the Western Cape, South Africa. Twenty-two virus strains, belonging to ...
Outcome of children treated for cancer in the republic of Namibia
The data of a survey undertaken to record all cases of childhood cancer in Namibia from 1983 to 1988 were analyzed to estimate 5-year survival rates. The projected survival rate for 150 children with cancer was 37% with ...
Identification of env subtypes in fourteen HIV type 1 isolates from South Africa
All subtypes of HIV-1 have been identified in Africa. The envelope glycoprotein of the HIV-1 is the most variable region of the virus, with the third variable region, including the V3 loop, a major target of vaccine research. ...
The earliest known Palaeozoic ensiferan insect from africa, Afroedischia oosthuizeni gen. et sp. nov. (Orthoptera: Oedischiidae)
An oedischiid orthopteran insect from the Lower Permian of southern Africa is described as Afroedischia oosthuizeni gen. et sp. nov. This is the only member of the family Oedischiidae known in the Southern Hemisphere, if ...
Geographic information system concepts for land management
A Geographical Information System (GIS) has recently been developed for the assessment of the agricultural potential of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. The main value of this GIS is the integration ...