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Observed HIV drug resistance associated mutations amongst naïve immunocompetent children in Yaounde, Cameroon
(European HIV/AIDS and Infectious Diseases Academy, 2017)
Introduction: The emergence of drug resistance mutations (DRMs) has been a major threat for successful lifelong combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), especially for HIV-vertically infected children within the context ...
Fas mediated(CD95L) periferal T-cell Apotosis marker in monitoring HIV-1 disease progression in adults in Yaoundé, Cameroon
(Science Publishing Group, 2016-03-22)
sFas (CD95) / FasL are hallmarks of apoptosis involvement in pathogenesis of HIV. We assess changes in soluble Fas /FasL, CD4 % and HIV-1 viral load in patients prior to the initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and ...
Analyses of HIV-1 integrase sequences prior to South African national HIV-treatment program and availability of integrase inhibitors in Cape Town, South Africa
(Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: HIV-Integrase (IN) has proven to be a viable target for highly specific HIV-1 therapy. We aimed to characterize the HIV-1 IN gene in a South African context and identify resistance-associated mutations ...
Evidence of co and triple infections of Hepatitis B and C amongst HIV infected pregnant women in Buea, Cameroon
(Science Publishing Group, 2016-03)
Little epidermiological data is available on the prevalence of HIV, Hepatitis B and C, Co-and or triple infection during pregnancy in Cameroon as well as many other resource limited settings. HIV and Hepatitis B and C are ...
The disproportionate effect of COVID-19 mortality on ethnic minorities : genetics or health inequalities?
The cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continue to increase across the world, infecting nearly 5.5 million individuals and more than 350,000 death. The earlier studies indicate that significant risk factors ...
Rate of viral load change and adherence of HIV adult patients treated with Efavirenz or Nevirapine antiretroviral regimens at 24 and 48 weeks in Yaounde, Cameroon : a longitudinal cohort study
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019)
Background: HIV-load decrease and suppression over time is associated with consistent adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Our study aimed to evaluate the difference in viral load and adherence of patients treated ...