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Identification of a suicide victim by facial reconstruction
Facial reconstruction is used in an attempt to identify an individual by a three dimensional representation of the facial features using the skull as the foundation after metrical and non-metrical analysis to determine ...
Age determination in a living individual - A case report
A case is presented where age determination in a living individual could not be effected by removal and sectioning of a central incisor tooth. An approximate age was derived from ulna/radius epiphyseal ossification, skull ...
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 ...
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 ...