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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 prevalenceExpand
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Helicobacter pylori isolates recovered from gastric biopsies of patients with gastro‐duodenal pathologies in Cameroon: current status of antibiogram
Objective  To determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in patients with gastro‐duodenal pathologies and the susceptibility patterns of isolates to the currently recommended antibioticExpand
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In vitro anti-Helicobacter pylori activity of extracts of selected medicinal plants from North West Cameroon.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Helicobacter pylori, a gram negative microaerophilic bacterium is a major etiological agent in duodenal, peptic and gastric ulcers. The growing problem of antibioticExpand
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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
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In-vitro antimicrobial activity of selected honeys on clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori.
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 systemsExpand
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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 virusExpand
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[Ocular complications of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon: is there is any correlation with the level of CD4 lymphocytes count?].
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
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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 ailmentExpand
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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 ofExpand
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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
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 aExpand
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