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OBJECTIVE Human papillomaviruses are present in up to 64.3% of patients' sperm. The objectives were (1) to determine human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid effects on sperm deoxyribonucleic acid integrity and (2) to assess human papillomavirus differential effects on the sperm cell. STUDY DESIGN Two-layer colloid washed sperm were exposed to E6-E7(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of HIV infection and the extent of disease progression based on CD4 count in a public health system workforce in southern Africa. DESIGN Cross-sectional voluntary, anonymous, unlinked survey including an oral fluid or blood sample and a brief demographic questionnaire. SETTING Two public hospitals in Gauteng, South(More)
OBJECTIVE The implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has become the treatment of choice for ventricular arrhythmia (VA; abnormal heart rhythms) and the prevention of sudden cardiac death (SCD). Recent clinical trials have shown the ICD to be superior to anti-arrhythmic medication in reducing mortality; however, research has suggested that ICD(More)
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