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Antiretroviral program associated with reduction in untreated prevalent tuberculosis in a South African township.
RATIONALE In 2005, we reported high prevalence of untreated pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in a South African community. Prevalent untreated TB is the main source of transmission. In settings with largeExpand
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Effect of rifampicin-based antitubercular therapy and the cytochrome P450 2B6 516G>T polymorphism on efavirenz concentrations in adults in South Africa.
BACKGROUND Rifampicin induces expression of the cytochrome P450 isoenzyme 2B6 (CYP2B6), which metabolizes efavirenz. The CYP2B6 516G>T polymorphism impairs efavirenz metabolism and occurs moreExpand
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Older adolescents' views regarding participation in Facebook research.
PURPOSE Facebook continues to grow in popularity among adolescents as well as adolescent researchers. Guidance on conducting research using Facebook with appropriate attention to privacy and ethicsExpand
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The Impact of Company-Level ART Provision to a Mining Workforce in South Africa: A Cost–Benefit Analysis
Background HIV impacts heavily on the operating costs of companies in sub-Saharan Africa, with many companies now providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in the workplace. A fullExpand
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The spectrum of HIV-related disease in rural Central Thailand.
To determine the spectrum of HIV-related illnesses presenting to a rural primary and secondary healthcare facility in Central Thailand, a cross-sectional study was conducted. Routinely collected dataExpand
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Predicting Risk of Serious Bacterial Infections in Febrile Children in the Emergency Department
Multinomial regression is used to model the risk of SBIs in febrile children in the ED. BACKGROUND: Improving the diagnosis of serious bacterial infections (SBIs) in the children’s emergencyExpand
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Expanding HIV care in Africa: making men matter in Johannesburg
This letter discusses the Emthonjeni centre located in central Johannesburg South Africa which provides screening care and treatment for HIV that target inner-city male workers. It describes theExpand
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Benighted! How the University Library Survived the Auckland Power Crisis
ABSTRACTWhen the power failed in central Auckland in February 1998 the University of Auckland had to close 14 of its 15 libraries for over a week. The crisis was completely unexpected and both duringExpand
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Does fish farming impact on tourism in Scotland
Aquaculture is an important industry for rural Scotland, in particular for the west coast and the islands. Tourism is also important to Scotland's economy and depends heavily on the country'sExpand
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Estimating the value of mobile telephony in mobile network not-spots
Limited Electronic Distribution Rights This document and trademark(s) contained herein are protected by law as indicated in a notice appearing later in this work. This electronic representation ofExpand
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