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The identification of a 'necklace' murder victim
The necklacing method of murder is a feature of political unrest in South Africa and has become part of an emotive scenario which symbolises the resistance of the radical left in the political spectrum. The dramatic nature ...
Transmission of a multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain resembling 'strain W' among noninstitutionalized, human immunodeficiency virus-seronegative patients
Since 1990, several outbreaks of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR- TB) have been described among institutionalized patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We describe a community MDR-TB outbreak ...
How different are the costs and consequences of delayed versus immediate HIV treatment?
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Mental health and HIV sexual risk behavior among patrons of alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
Background: Alcohol-serving venues in South Africa provide a location for HIV prevention interventions due to risk factors of patrons in these establishments. Understanding the association between mental health and risk ...
Method for selection of femoral component in total knee arthroplasty (tka)
A method is proposed enabling a surgeon to preoperatively determine the preeminent type and size of prosthesis, from those available, to be used in a particular patient undergoing knee replacement surgery. Parameters of ...
Markers of susceptibility to acute rheumatic fever: The B-cell antigen D8/17 is not robust as a marker in South Africa
Background Acute rheumatic fever and its chronic sequelae, rheumatic cardiac disease, and neuropsychiatric movement disorders, remain major public health problems in South Africa. Early identification and treatment of ...