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Low resistance to first and second line anti-tuberculosis drugs among treatment naive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in southwestern Uganda.

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BACKGROUND: There are limited data on region-specific drug susceptibility of tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda.

Auteurs: Orikiriza P Tibenderana B Siedner MJ Mueller Y Byarugaba F Moore CC Evans EE Bonnet M Page AL Bazira J Boum Y
Référence de l'article: PloS one 2015 ; 10(2); e0118191. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118191. Epub 2015 02 06
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Prevalence of HIV-related thrombocytopenia among clients at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Mbarara, southwestern Uganda.

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AIMS/OBJECTIVES: We aimed to determine the prevalence and correlates of thrombocytopenia among people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and to assess occurrence of antiplatelet an

Auteurs: Taremwa IM Muyindike WR Muwanguzi E Boum Y Natukunda B
Référence de l'article: Journal of blood medicine 2015 ; 6(); 109-13. doi: 10.2147/JBM.S80857. Epub 2015 04 10
AIDS antiplatelet antibodies cytopenia
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Using BD Vacutainer CD4 Stabilization Tubes for Absolute Cluster of Differentiation Type 4 Cell Count Measurement on BD FacsCount and Partec Cyflow Cytometers: A Method Comparison Study from Zimbabwe.

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BACKGROUND: Blood collected in conventional EDTA tubes requires laboratory analysis within 48 hours to provide valid CD4 cell count results.

Auteurs: Vogt F Van den Bergh R Bernasconi A Moyo B Havazvidi L Bastard M Flevaud L Taziwa F Makondo E Mtapuri-Zinyowera S
Référence de l'article: PloS one 2015 ; 10(8); e0136537. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136537. Epub 2015 08 21
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Effects of treatment interruption patterns on treatment success among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Armenia and Abkhazia.

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BACKGROUND: The success of the current treatment regimen for multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis is poor partly owing to a high default rate.

Auteurs: Bastard M Sanchez-Padilla E Hewison C Hayrapetyan A Khurkhumal S Varaine F Bonnet M
Référence de l'article: The Journal of infectious diseases 2015 May 15; 211(10); 1607-15. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu551. Epub 2014 10 13
duration gaps multidrug-resistant outcomes treatment interruptions tuberculosis
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Intra-gastric string test: an effective tool for diagnosing tuberculosis in adults unable to produce sputum.

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SETTING: Tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis is challenging in patients who are unable to produce sputum. The string test, a method for retrieving enteropathogens, is a potential alternative diagnostic tool.

Auteurs: Atwine D Nansumba M Orikiriza P Riera M Nackers F Kamara N Debeaudrap P Boum Y Bonnet M
Référence de l'article: The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015 May ; 19(5); 558-64. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0810. Epub 2016 01 05
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Sociocultural and structural factors contributing to delays in treatment for children with severe malaria: a qualitative study in southwestern Uganda.

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Malaria is a leading cause of pediatric mortality, and Uganda has among the highest incidences in the world. Increased morbidity and mortality are associated with delays to care.

Auteurs: Sundararajan R Mwanga-Amumpaire J Adrama H Tumuhairwe J Mbabazi S Mworozi K Carroll R Bangsberg D Boum Y Ware NC
Référence de l'article: The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 2015 May ; 92(5); 933-40. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0784. Epub 2015 03 23
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Risk factors and mortality associated with resistance to first-line antiretroviral therapy: multicentric cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses.

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BACKGROUND: Understanding the factors associated with HIV drug resistance development and subsequent mortality is important to improve clinical patient management.

Auteurs: Pinoges L Schramm B Poulet E Balkan S Szumilin E Ferreyra C Pujades-Rodríguez M
Référence de l'article: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2015 Apr 15; 68(5); 527-35. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000513. Epub 2015 05 18
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Early biting and insecticide resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles might compromise the effectiveness of vector control intervention in Southwestern Uganda.

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BACKGROUND: Southwestern Uganda has high malaria heterogeneity despite moderate vector control and other interventions.

Auteurs: Ojuka P Boum Y Denoeud-Ndam L Nabasumba C Muller Y Okia M Mwanga-Amumpaire J De Beaudrap P Protopopoff N Etard JF
Référence de l'article: Malaria journal 2015 Apr 09; 14(); 148. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0653-z. Epub 2015 04 09
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Auteurs: Lipsitch M Eyal N Halloran ME Hernán MA Longini IM Perencevich EN Grais RF
Référence de l'article: Science (New York, N.Y.) 2015 Apr 03; 348(6230); 46-8. doi: 10.1126/science.aaa3178. Epub 2015 04 29