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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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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Objectives To assess the relationship between health system factors and facility-level EHP stock-outs in Mozambique.
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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Source: Tropical Medicine & International Health May 2014
Objective Tablet splitting is frequently performed to facilitate correct dosing, but the practice and implications in low-income settings have rarely been discussed.
Background Chronic osteomyelitis (COM) causes major physical disability.
Objective To assess reproductive risk factors for anaemia among pregnant women in urban and rural areas of India.
Originally posted here: Tropical Medicine & International Health April 2014
Objective To assess the diagnostic performance of urine lipoarabinomannan (LAM) detection for TB screening in HIV-positive adults in Ethiopia.
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.