Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains of the Beijing lineage are globally distributed and are associated with the massive spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis in Eurasia.
Geographic distribution and mortality risk factors during the cholera outbreak in a rural region of Haiti, 2010-2011.
BACKGROUND: In 2010 and 2011, Haiti was heavily affected by a large cholera outbreak that spread throughout the country.
Temporal Changes in Ebola Transmission in Sierra Leone and Implications for Control Requirements: a Real-time Modelling Study.
BACKGROUND: Between August and November 2014, the incidence of Ebola virus disease (EVD) rose dramatically in several districts of Sierra Leone.
Impact of variability in adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy on the immunovirological response and mortality.
BACKGROUND: Several previous studies have shown relationships between adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) and the viral load, the CD4 cell count, or mortality.
Nevirapine or efavirenz for tuberculosis and HIV coinfected patients: exposure and virological failure relationship.
OBJECTIVES: We describe nevirapine and efavirenz exposure on and off tuberculosis treatment and consequences for virological efficacy and tolerance in patients included in the ANRS 12146/12214-CARINEMO trial.
Depression is one of the most prevalent psychiatric comorbidities of HIV and one of the greatest barriers to HIV self-care and adherence.
Male Gender is independently associated with pulmonary tuberculosis among sputum and non-sputum producers people with presumptive tuberculosis in Southwestern Uganda.
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the association between gender and risk of TB infection.
Prevalence and Genotypic Characterization of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases Produced by Gram Negative Bacilli at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Rural South Western Uganda.
AIM: To determine the prevalence and genotypic characterisation of extended spectrum beta-lactamases produced by gram negative bacilli isolated at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH).
Time is (still) of the essence: quantifying the impact of emergency meningitis vaccination response in Katsina State, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND: In 2009, a large meningitis A epidemic affected a broad region of northern Nigeria and southern Niger, resulting in more than 75 000 cases and 4000 deaths.