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Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in a self-selected sub-Saharan African urban population: a cross-sectional study
Objectives Hypertension has been established as a major public health problem in Africa, but its specific contributions to disease burden are still incompletely understood. We report the prevalence… Expand
Helicobacter pylori isolates recovered from gastric biopsies of patients with gastro‐duodenal pathologies in Cameroon: current status of antibiogram
- R. Ndip, Alertia E Malange Takang, +6 authors L. Weaver
- Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
- 31 March 2008
Objective To determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in patients with gastro‐duodenal pathologies and the susceptibility patterns of isolates to the currently recommended antibiotic… Expand
In vitro anti-Helicobacter pylori activity of extracts of selected medicinal plants from North West Cameroon.
- R. Ndip, Alertia E Malange Tarkang, +6 authors S. M. N. Efange
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 3 December 2007
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Helicobacter pylori, a gram negative microaerophilic bacterium is a major etiological agent in duodenal, peptic and gastric ulcers. The growing problem of antibiotic… Expand
The changing epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001 through 2010.
BACKGROUND & AIMS In light of the dramatically changing hepatitis C therapeutic landscape, knowledge of the current burden of HCV infection in the general population of the United States is critical.… Expand
In-vitro antimicrobial activity of selected honeys on clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori.
- R. Ndip, Alertia E Malange Takang, +4 authors H. Luma
- Biology, Medicine
- African health sciences
- 1 December 2007
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative bacterium incriminated in gastroduodenal ulcers, and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma imposing a major burden on health care systems… Expand
Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and Human Immune deficiency Virus Seroconversion Positivity Rates and Their Potential Risk Factors Among Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis in Cameroon.
INTRODUCTION Maintenance hemodialysis is a high-risk environment for transmission of blood-borne viruses. We aimed to assess the seroconversion rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus… Expand
[Ocular complications of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon: is there is any correlation with the level of CD4 lymphocytes count?].
- C. Ebana Mvogo, A. Ellong, A. Bella, H. Luma, H. Achu Joko
- Bulletin de la Societe belge d'ophtalmologie
PURPOSE This study aimed to identify the ocular complications of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon and to determine if there is any correlation between their occurrence and the level of CD4 lymphocytes count. … Expand
Impact of Routine Cryptococcal Antigen Screening and Targeted Preemptive Fluconazole Therapy in Antiretroviral-naive Human Immunodeficiency Virus–infected Adults With CD4 Cell Counts <100/&mgr;L: A…
- E. Temfack, J. J. Bigna, +7 authors O. Lortholary
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 1 February 2019
Cryptococcal antigen (CrAg) screening and targeted preemptive fluconazole in antiretroviral-naive human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults with CD4 cell counts <100/μL seems promising as a… Expand
HIV-associated sensory neuropathy in HIV-1 infected patients at the Douala General Hospital in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study
BackgroundPeripheral neuropathy (PN) which is the most common neurological complication of HIV infection is under recognised and undertreated especially in resource limited settings. This ailment… Expand
Stroke Epidemiology in Douala: Three Years Prospective Study in a Teaching Hospital in Cameroon
Background and Objectives: Cerebro-vascular accident or stroke constitutes a major challenge in sub-Saharan Africa. In Cameroon, basic epidemiologic data are not routinely available. Aims: The aim of… Expand