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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria among Pregnant Women Attending
The apparent decline in immunity of pregnant women appears to promote the growth of both commensal and non-commensal microorganisms. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence ofExpand
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Blood haemoglobin measurement as a predictive indicator for the progression of HIV/AIDS in resource-limited setting
BackgroundAnaemia is a frequent complication of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and may have multiple causes. The objective of this study was to find out if blood haemoglobinExpand
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Predictors of Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV/AIDS Patients in the Upper West Region of Ghana
Background. The effectiveness of ART interventions is only realized in maximal levels of adherence. A near perfect adherence level of >95% is required for the effective suppression of HIV/AIDS virus.Expand
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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among HIV-infected patients in Ghana: A cross-sectional study
Background: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in HIV-infected patients is very limited in the Ghanaian setting and may vary across the globe by the different study populations and criteriaExpand
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Serum Lipid Profiling In Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy-Naïve HIV Positive Patients In Ghana; Any Potential Risk?
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was unknown until the early 1980's and has since infected millions of persons in a worldwide pandemic. HIV infection results in relentless destruction of theExpand
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Renal Function in Ghanaian HIV-Infected Patients on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy: A Case-Control Study
Background HAART is anticipated to result in an increase in long-term survival, but may present with the development of associated complications. The aim of this study was to assess the renalExpand
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Sero-prevalence of hepatitis B surface (HBsAg) antigen in three densely populated communities in Kumasi, Ghana
Hepatitis B infection is endemic in many developing countries including Ghana. It is also known that there are differences in the prevalence in communities of different socioeconomic levels. ReportsExpand
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Obesity and Cardio-Metabolic Risk Factors in an Urban and Rural Population in the Ashanti Region-Ghana: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study
There is a surge in chronic diseases in the developing world, driven by a high prevalence of cardio-metabolic risk factors. This study described differences in prevalence of obesity andExpand
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Knowledge of complications of diabetes mellitus among patients visiting the diabetes clinic at Sampa Government Hospital, Ghana: a descriptive study
BackgroundDiabetes mellitus (DM) appears to be a global epidemic and an increasingly major non-communicable disease threatening both affluent and non-affluent society. The study aimed to determineExpand
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Knowledge and Lifestyle-Associated Prevalence of Obesity among Newly Diagnosed Type II Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Diabetic Clinic at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana: A
This study aimed to determine the knowledge and prevalence of obesity among Ghanaian newly diagnosed type 2 diabetics. This cross-sectional study was conducted among diagnosed type 2 diabetics.Expand
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