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Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus lineages in five major African towns: emergence and spread of atypical clones.
The epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Africa is poorly documented. From January 2007 to March 2008, we collected 86 MRSA isolates from five African towns, one eachExpand
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Epidemiology of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus lineages in five major African towns: high prevalence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes.
The epidemiology of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) in Africa is poorly documented. From January 2007 to March 2008, 555 S. aureus isolates were collected from five African townsExpand
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Schistosoma mansoni ‐related morbidity on Ukerewe Island, Tanzania: clinical, ultrasonographical and biochemical parameters
One thousand six hundred and ninety‐five inhabitants of 3 rural villages on Ukerewe Island, Lake Victoria, Tanzania, were examined by clinical, parasitological, ultrasonographic and—inExpand
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Clinical findings in female genital schistosomiasis in Madagascar
To assess the morbidity of S. haematobium infection in women of reproductive age (15–49 years) in the western part of Madagascar, the village of Betalatala with a prevalence of urinaryExpand
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Geographic differences in hepatosplenic complications of schistosomiasis mansoni and explanatory factors of morbidity
In a study in three neighbouring villages of southern Madagascar, where Schistosoma mansoni is hyperendemic, ultrasound examination using the Niamey protocol showed marked differences in the burdenExpand
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Sexual Behavior and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Living in Rural Madagascar: Implications for HIV Transmission
Background Madagascar is in the midst of a large HIV epidemic. Therefore, it is important to obtain relevant epidemiologic data that can be used to develop a preventive strategy. Goal The goal of theExpand
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Case-Control Study of the Etiology of Infant Diarrheal Disease in 14 Districts in Madagascar
Background Acute diarrhea is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality worldwide. Its microbiological causes and clinico-epidemiological aspects were examined during the rainy seasons fromExpand
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Antimicrobial resistance in pathogens causing nosocomial infections in surgery and intensive care units of two hospitals in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
BACKGROUND In developing countries, knowledge of antimicrobial resistance patterns is essential to define empirical therapy. METHODOLOGY All the surgery and intensive care wards of two hospitals inExpand
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Antimicrobial resistance in pathogens causing nosocomial infections in surgery and intensive care wards in Antananarivo, Madagascar
Background: In developing countries, knowledge of antimicrobial resistance patterns is essential to define empirical therapy. Methodology: All the surgery and intensive care wards of two hospitals inExpand
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Reversibility of Schistosoma mansoni-associated morbidity after yearly mass praziquantel therapy: ultrasonographic assessment.
A parasitological, clinical and ultrasonographic longitudinal study was undertaken in 1993 in a focus hyperendemic for Schistosoma mansoni infection in the central highlands of Madagascar. All theExpand
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