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Are early and late preeclampsia distinct subclasses of the diseasewhat does the placenta reveal
Objective. To compare histopathological differences in placentas from early- and late-onset preeclampsia, as well as late-onset preeclampsia and normal term deliveries. Methods. This prospective study was performed at ...
Tuberculosis in a South African prison - a transmission modelling analysis
Background. Prisons are recognised internationally as institutions with very high tuberculosis (TB) burdens where transmission is predominantly determined by contact between infectious and susceptible prisoners. A recent ...
Monoclonal gammopathy and other serum protein electrophoresis patterns in patients with HIV infection in South Africa
Background: Monoclonal gammopathy has been noted with increased frequency in patients with HIV infection compared with the general population. The prevalence in patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) has not been widely ...
Placental histology related to fetal brain sonography
Background: Chronic hypoxia and inflammatory processes can induce placental disturbances that may indirectly lead to perinatal brain injury. Objective: To study histological features of the placenta in relation to echogenicity ...
An investigation into LOXL1 variants in black South African individuals with exfoliation syndrome
Objective: To investigate the association between 2 lysyl oxidase-like 1 (LOXL1) polymorphisms, rs1048661 (R141L) and rs3825942 (G153D), and exfoliation syndrome (XFS) in black South African individuals. Methods: A total ...