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The diversity of coronaviruses in Southern African bat populations
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Coronaviruses are RNA viruses encompassing four genera. The alpha- and betacoronaviruses have commonly been associated with mild disease in humans. However, outbreaks of severe respiratory disease in ...
Hepatitis b virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma in south africa: investigations into the risk profile of a previously unscreened population from the Western Cape
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a neglected major public health problem worldwide. In SubSaharan Africa (SSA), most HCC cases are diagnosed with advanced disease, well past the timing of possible ...
Characterization of the persisting HIV-1 reservoir in early treated children on long-term suppressive ARV regimens
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
Introduction: The major barrier to curing HIV-1 infection is a latent reservoir of long-lived, replication-competent proviruses that persists despite suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART). Initiating ART during acute ...