Objective The aim of this study was to estimate the incremental budget impact (IBI) of a rapid diagnostic test to detect G6PDd in male patients infected with Plasmodium vivax in the Brazilian Amazon, as compared to the routine protocol recommended in Brazil which does not include G6PDd testing.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objectives HIV infection is associated with chronic systemic inflammation, with or without antiretroviral therapy.
Objective We delivered a point-of-care ultrasound training programme in a resource-limited setting in Rwanda, and sought to determine participants’ knowledge and skill retention.
Objective To examine HPV vaccine awareness and receptivity among adolescents and young adults in Senegal.
Objective In urban Dhaka, Bangladesh, 30% of source water samples collected from the households of cholera patients had detectable Vibrio cholerae.
Objectives Echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) can detect subclinical cases, however adequate adherence to secondary antibiotic prophylaxis (SAP) is required to alter disease outcomes.
Objective To present and evaluate simple, cost effective tests to determine the amount of insecticide on treated materials.
Objectives Children younger than 12 months of age are eligible for childhood vaccines through the public health system in Guinea-Bissau.
Objective To determine modifiable risk factors of ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) in Kenya using disease-free controls.
Objective HIV diagnosis and linkage to care are the main barriers in Africa to achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets.
Objective Autoantibodies cross-reacting with the β1 adrenergic receptor (anti-β1AR and anti-p2β) and cardiac myosin antigens (anti-B13), have been related to the pathogenesis of chronic Chagas heart disease (CCHD).
Objective To determine the prevalence of asymptomatic cryptococcal antigen (CRAG) using lateral flow assay (LFA) in hospitalized HIV-infected patients with CD4 counts < 200 cells/L.
Objectives To analyse the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and HIV in Manhia, a district of Southern Mozambique with one of the highest HIV prevalences in the world.
Objective To describe the antiretroviral therapy status of people living with HIV (PLHIV) who died of AIDS-related causes between 2009 and 2013.