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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 ...