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Potential of host serum protein biomarkers in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis in children
(Frontiers Media, 2019)
Background: Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of tuberculosis and results in high morbidity and mortality in children. Diagnostic delay contributes to the poor outcome. There is an urgent need for new ...
Comparison of the demographic and diagnostic profile of new patients attending a neurodevelopmental clinic in 2008/2009 and 2016
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2019-04)
Background. Literature suggests an increasing prevalence of developmental disabilities, and specifically of conditions such as autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The resulting burden on paediatric ...
Neurodevelopment at 11 months after starting antiretroviral therapy within 3 weeks of life
Background: Antiretroviral therapy (ART) started between 7 and 12 weeks of age improves neurodevelopmental outcomes in HIV-infected (HIV+) infants, but the impact of even earlier initiation is not yet described. Objectives: ...
Current perspectives on paediatric HIV management from the Mexico International Aids Society Conference, 2019
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: While acknowledging the great achievements in getting 23 million people living with HIV to access antiretroviral treatment (ART) globally, there is still more to do in order to close the HIV treatment ...
Bacterial pathogens and resistance causing community acquired paediatric bloodstream infections in low- and middle-income countries : a systematic review and meta-analysis
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-12-30)
Background: Despite a high mortality rate in childhood, there is limited evidence on the causes and outcomes of paediatric bloodstream infections from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). We conducted a systematic review ...