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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis in two tertiary centres in the Western Cape, South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2012-10)
BACKGROUND: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a disease that shows wide variations between differing populations. Since the recent international consensus on classification criteria, JIA has been widely described ...
Ontogeny of toll-like receptor mediated cytokine responses of South African infants throughout the first year of life
(Public Library of Science, 2012-09-13)
The first year of life represents a time of marked susceptibility to infections; this is particularly true for regions in sub-Saharan Africa. As innate immunity directs the adaptive immune response, the observed increased ...