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Respiratory pathogens in cases of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) at Tygerberg forensic pathology service mortuary
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is considered the second most frequent cause of infant mortality worldwide. Research specifically pertaining to SIDS is limited in the South African setting. ...
Profiling the approach to the investigation of viral infections in cases of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) in the Western Cape Province
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) refers to any such sudden demise in a child. If the child dies while asleep within the first year of life, and if no conclusive cause of death can be ascertained ...
Investigation of the molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, using serotyping and genotyping techniques
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
There are currently an estimated 5.3 million people infected with human immunodeficiency virus / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in South Africa. HIV-1 group M Subtype C is currently responsible for the ...
T lymphocyte inhibitory/exhaustion marker expression in chronic HIV-1 infection and the impact of TB co-infection
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction Chronic HIV-1 infection is driven by inflammation and immune activation which ultimately induces T lymphocyte exhaustion. Co-infection with TB is problematic as the HIV-impaired immune system ...