Abass Abdul-Karim

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Bacterial meningitis is a severe, acute infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord that can rapidly lead to death. Even with recommended antibiotic treatment, up to 25% of infected persons in Africa might experience neurologic sequelae (1). Three regions in northern Ghana (Upper East, Northern, and Upper West), located in the sub-Saharan(More)
We report two cases of nonimmune hydrops fetalis diagnosed prenatally. One fetus died in utero, and the second fetus survived and the infant was discharged from the intensive care nursery at 4 weeks of age. A brief review of the literature and the difficulties in arriving at a diagnosis and the management are described, along with certain prognostic factors(More)
Malaysia has a national goal to eliminate malaria by 2020. Understanding the genetic diversity of malaria parasites in residual transmission foci can provide invaluable information which may inform the intervention strategies used to reach elimination targets. This study was conducted to determine the genetic diversity level of P. falciparum isolates in(More)
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