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Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objective To determine the causative agents of infections and their antimicrobial susceptibility at a tertiary care hospital in Moshi, Tanzania, to guide optimal treatment.
Objective To assess risk factors for nasopharyngeal carriage of pathogens in geographically isolated Warao Amerindians in Venezuela.
Globally, the scale-up of antiretroviral treatment represents one of the greatest successes in the history of global health.
Objective Congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), or clubfoot, is a structural malformation that develops early in gestation.
Objective To examine trends in prescription of cough medicines over the period 2002 to 2015 in children aged 1 month to 12 years admitted to Kenyan hospitals with cough, difficulty breathing or diagnosed with a respiratory tract infection.
Objective To assess mortality and clinical outcomes in children treated with antiretroviral therapy in four African vertical programs between 2001 and 2010.
Objective To systematically map data availability for stillbirths from all countries with DHS surveys to outline the limitations and challenges with using the data for understanding the determinants and causes of stillbirths, and for cross-country comparisons.
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Objectives To simultaneously estimate the prevalence of antibodies against Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) among adults and small ruminants, and C.
Objective Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is an emerging public health problem in Ethiopia.
Objectives To assess the presence and risk factors of intestinal carriage extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) among patients admitted to the University Teaching Hospital of Butare and among their attending caregivers; and to analyse the acquisition of ESBL-PE carriage during hospital stay and associated factors.
Objective To describe the experience of Guinean Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) survivors in Guinea, up to ten months after discharge from the Ebola treatment unit.
Objective To assess the role of point of care assessment of C-reactive protein (CRP) and white blood cell (WBC) count to identify bacterial illness in Tanzanian children with nonsevere nonmalarial fever.