Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health

Association of Toxoplasma gondii infection with schizophrenia and its relationship with suicide…

Objectives To investigate the association of schizophrenia and T.

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Performance of Clinical Prediction Rules for diagnosis of Pleural Tuberculosis in a…

Objectives Diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis (PT) is still a challenge, particularly in resource- constrained settings.

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Proteomic analysis reveals the enhancement of human serum Apolipoprotein A-1(APO A-1)…

Objectives Human serum protein profiling of the individual infected with multiple dengue virus serotypes for identifying the potential biomarkers and to investigate the cause for the severity of dengue virus infection.

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Clinical features and treatment response of cutaneous leishmaniasis in North-West Ethiopia

Objective Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) receives far less attention than visceral leishmaniasis.

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Nutritional status is the major factor affecting grip strength of African HIV patients before…

Objectives Low grip strength is a marker of frailty and a risk factor for mortality among HIV patients and other populations.

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The effect of young children’s faeces disposal practices on child growth: Evidence from 34…

Objective To characterize the relationship between child faeces disposal and child growth in low- and middle-income countries.

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Unfit for human consumption’: a study of the contamination of formula milk fed to young…

Objectives To examine levels of bacterial contamination in formula feeding bottles in Sidoarjo, East Java, and to assess the preparation practices that may have been responsible.

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The cascade of care to prevent mother-to-child transmission in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,…

Objective To describe the cascade of care to HIV mother-to-child-transmission (PMTCT) in a Rio de Janeiro reference pediatric clinic, and evaluate the main factors possibly associated with HIV transmission.

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Stratifying the potential local transmission of Zika in municipalities of Antioquia, Colombia

Objective To stratify and understand the potential transmission processes of Zika virus in Colombia, in order to effectively address the efforts on surveillance and disease control.

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Human genetic factors in tuberculosis: an update

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major threat to human health, especially in many developing countries.

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Impact of China’s essential medicines scheme and zero-mark-up policy on antibiotic…

Objective To evaluate the impact of the national essential medicines scheme and zero-mark-up policy on antibiotic prescribing behaviour.

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Treatment strategies for chronic osteomyelitis in low and middle income countries: Systematic…

Objectives To identify a standard treatment regime or highly successful procedure for chronic osteomyelitis in low- and middle-income countries.

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Effect of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis on malaria occurrence among HIV-infected adults in West…

Introduction Cotrimoxazole (CTX) should be given to all HIV-infected adults with mild or severe HIV disease or those with CD4 counts below 350/mm3 according to 2006 WHO guidelines.

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Syphilis Testing Practices in the Americas

Objective To present the findings of the Pan American Health Organization’s 2014 survey on syphilis testing policies and practices in the Americas.

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