Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health

Immune trypanolysis test with blood spotted on filter paper for epidemiological surveillance of…

Objectives The immune trypanolysis test (TL) is an accurate sero-diagnostic tool increasingly implemented for sleeping sickness medical surveillance, but it is restricted to the reference laboratories.

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The Hajj pilgrimage and surveillance for Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus in…

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Policy challenges facing integrated community case management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Objective To report an in-depth analysis of policy change for integrated community case management of childhood illness (iCCM) in six sub-Saharan African countries.

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HINARI grows: one step closer to health information for all

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Stock-outs of essential health products in Mozambique – longitudinal analyses from 2011 to…

Objectives To assess the relationship between health system factors and facility-level EHP stock-outs in Mozambique.

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HIV status, breastfeeding modality at 5 months and postpartum maternal weight changes over…

Objective To determine the effect of infant feeding practices on postpartum weight change among HIV-infected and -uninfected women in South Africa.

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Congenital cytomegalovirus infections in sub-Saharan Africa – a neglected and growing problem

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Tropical Medicine & International Health May 2014

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The practice and clinical implications of tablet splitting in international health

Objective Tablet splitting is frequently performed to facilitate correct dosing, but the practice and implications in low-income settings have rarely been discussed.

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Chronic osteomyelitis management in austere environments: the International Committee of the…

Background Chronic osteomyelitis (COM) causes major physical disability.

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Reproductive risk factors assessment for anaemia among pregnant women in India using a…

Objective To assess reproductive risk factors for anaemia among pregnant women in urban and rural areas of India.

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Tropical Medicine & International Health April 2014

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Detection of lipoarabinomannan in urine for identification of active tuberculosis among…

Objective To assess the diagnostic performance of urine lipoarabinomannan (LAM) detection for TB screening in HIV-positive adults in Ethiopia.

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What are the main environmental exposures associated with elevated IgE in Cuban infants? A…

Objective Immunoglobulin E (IgE) plays a key role in allergy disease pathogenesis, but little is known about the environmental factors associated with higher IgE levels in infants.

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