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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231845
Description: OBJECTIVES Despite few data, the treatment of syphilis in pregnant women using a single dose of benzathine penicillin is the standard of care in many resource-poor settings. We examined the effect of ... More
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Date: 2000
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231887
Description: OBJECTIVE To describe heterogeneity of HIV prevalence among pregnant women in Hlabisa health district, South Africa and to correlate this with proximity of homestead to roads. METHODS HIV prevalence m ... More
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Date: 1998
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266120
Description: During a prospective study of 147 patients with snakebite presenting to a rural South African hospital, 13 of 17 patients (76%) treated with South African Institute for Medical Research (SAIMR) polyva ... More
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Date: 1998
Subject Keyword: STDs | HIV | South Africa | Africa
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266200
Description: A cross-sectional study of 360 patients presenting with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) to a primary care clinic in KwaZulu/Natal, South Africa was done. Prevalence of HIV infection was 42.5%. HI ... More
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Date: 1998
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266213
Description: To describe the changing frequency of tuberculosis among staff in a South African hospital, and to compare incidence in health workers with that in ancillary staff, the number and type of cases of tub ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231927
Description: Tuberculosis incidence in Africa is increasing dramatically and fragile health systems are struggling to cope. Potential coping capacity may lie within affected communities but this capacity needs to ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266158
Description: The efficacy of a 6 months course of twice weekly therapy with 4 drugs for tuberculosis, preceded by a 2-3 weeks intensive daily phase, is unknown. Implementation of this regime as community-based dir ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231922
Description: The relative contribution of reactivated and recently acquired tuberculosis to the disease burden in developing countries is unknown, as are the settings within which most transmission occurs. In an a ... More
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Date: 1996
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266171
Description: This study describes the rate, pattern, and transmission dynamics of, and risk factors for, isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to antituberculosis drugs in a rural South African health d ... More
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