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Prevalence of proteinuria among HIV-infected children attending a tertiary hospital in Lagos, Nigeria.
Sub-Saharan Africa is the epicentre of the HIV pandemic but there are few reports of HIV-related kidney diseases in children in this region. This study aimed to determine the prevalence ofExpand
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Aerobic bacterial nosocomial infections in paediatric surgical patients at a tertiary health institution in Lagos, Nigeria.
This study was undertaken to determine nosocomial bacterial infections (NI) in surgical patients in a developing country using the detailed option of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) surgicalExpand
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Characteristics and risk factors of preterm births in a tertiary center in Lagos, Nigeria
Introduction Preterm birth is a dire complication of pregnancy that poses huge long-term medical and financial burdens for affected children, their families, and the health care system. The aim ofExpand
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Adverse Events in HIV- infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy at a Teaching Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria: A Retrospective Study
Background: Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) program requires adequate monitoring of the potential adverse events to the antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. We investigated the ARV drugExpand
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Anthropometric indices of infants born to HIV-1-infected mothers: a prospective cohort study in Lagos, Nigeria
Numerous studies have reported that HIV-infected pregnant women are at increased risk of delivery of low birth weight (LBW) infants, of preterm deliveries and of intrauterine growth restriction. TheExpand
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Kidney function of HIV-infected children in Lagos, Nigeria: using Filler's serum cystatin C-based formula
BackgroundLimited data is available on kidney function in HIV-infected children in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, malnutrition in these children further reduces the utility of diagnostic methodsExpand
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Haematological abnormalities associated with paediatric HIV/AIDS in Lagos
Abstract Introduction: In HIV-1-infected children, haematological disturbances include bone marrow abnormalities and peripheral cytopenias. All three major cell lineages can be depressed. Methods: AExpand
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Estimation of the rate of mother to child transmission of HIV in Nigeria.
Definitive diagnosis of HIV infection in infants < 18 months of age who were born to HIV-infected mothers is still posing some difficulty in Nigeria and other developing countries. Within this ageExpand
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Prevalence and outcome of higher order multiple pregnancies in Lagos, Nigeria
Abstract Objective: To determine the prevalence and outcome of higher order multiple (HOM) pregnancies in Lagos, Nigeria. Methods: The mode of delivery, gestational age, pregnancy and neonatalExpand
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Constraints and prospects in the management of pediatric HIV/AIDS.
BACKGROUND Pediatric HIV/AIDS is increasing in Nigeria through mother-to-child transmission. Lack of diagnostic facility and affordability of therapy are major constraints. These factors wereExpand
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