Browsing Desmond Tutu TB Centre (Tygerberg) by Title

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    • Tuberculosis control in South Africa : successes, challenges and recommendations 

      Churchyard, G. J.; Mametja, L. D.; Mvusi, L.; Ndjeka, N.; Hesseling, A. C.; Reid, A.; Babatunde, S.; Pillay, Y. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-03)
      Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global health threat, and South Africa (SA) has one of the world’s worst TB epidemics driven by HIV. Among the 22 countries with the highest burden of TB, SA has the highest estimated incidence ...

    • Tuberculosis in healthcare workers and infections control measures at primary healthcare facilities in South Africa 

      Claassens, Mareli M.; Van Schalkwyk, Cari; Du Toit, Elizabeth; Roest, Eline; Lombard, Carl J.; Enarson, Donald A.; Beyers, Nulda; Borgdorff, Martien W. (Public Library of Science, 2013-10-02)
      Background Challenges exist regarding TB infection control and TB in hospital-based healthcare workers in South Africa. However, few studies report on TB in non-hospital based healthcare workers such as primary or ...

    • Vitamin D levels in Indian children with intrathoracic tuberculosis 

      Khandelwal, Deepchand; Gupta, Nandita; Mukherjee, Aparna; Lodha, Rakesh; Singh, Varinder; Grewal, Harleen M. S.; Bhatnagar, Shinjini; Singh, Sarman; Kabra, S. K.; Delhi Pediatric TB study group; Hesseling, A. C. (Medknow, 2014-10)
      Background & objectives: Deficiency of vitamin D, an immunomodulator agent, is associated with increased susceptibility to tuberculosis in adults, but only limited studies are available in the paediatric age group, especially ...