• Whole-genome sequence of a mycobacterium goodii isolate from a pediatric patient in South Africa 

      Allam, Mushal; Joseph, Lavania; Ismail, Farzana; Said, Halima; Ismail, Nazir A.; Ismail, Arshad; Mtshali, Senzo; Mnyameni, Florah; Goussard, Pierre; Pekeur, Jade C.; Lourens, Adre; Omar, Shaheed V. (American Society for Microbiology, 2018)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: We describe here the draft genome sequence of a Mycobacterium goodii isolate from a pediatric patient in Western Cape, South Africa. To our knowledge, this is the second reported genome of this rapidly ...
    • Laboratory based antimicrobial resistance surveillance for Pseudomonas aeruginosa blood isolates from South Africa 

      Singh-Moodley, Ashika; Duse, Adriano; Naicker, Preneshni; Kularatne, Ranmini; Nana, Trusha; Lekalakala, Ruth; Mbelle, Nontombi; Dawood, Halima; Han, Khine Swe Swe; Ramjathan, Praksha; Bhola, Prathna; Whitelaw, Andrew; Perovic, Olga (Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 2018)
      Introduction: Antimicrobial resistant bacterial infections are widespread globally and increases in antimicrobial resistance presents a major threat to public health. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic healthcare ...
    • B-cell and T-cell activation in South African HIV-1-positive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients 

      Flepisi, Brian T.; Bouic, Patrick; Sissolak, Gerhard; Rosenkranz, Bernd (Medpharm Publications, 2018)
      Background: Altered immune mechanisms play a critical role in the pathogenesis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). HIV-1 (HIV) infection is associated with a state of excessive T-cell activation, which can lead to increased ...