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BACKGROUND In the framework of the monitoring and evaluation of the Nigerian schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth control programme, a follow-up of children took place in eight sentinel sites. The objective of the study was to assess the evolution of Schistosoma haematobium infection and anaemia in schoolchildren after a single administration of(More)
BACKGROUND Pediatric human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is still an important public health issue despite a decrease in global, national, and local seroprevalence rates. DESIGN A prospective, hospital-based study was conducted. MATERIALS AND METHODS One-hundred and sixty children presenting for the first time to the hospital were studied. Each(More)
  • M Ibrahim
  • West African journal of medicine
  • 1995
Earlier reports on acinetobacter infections in neonates described the infections as essentially opportunistic and indolent. We described here a case of acinetobacter infection in a neonate, which ran a relentless course and resulted in hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy. The difficulty encountered in establishing a bacteriological diagnosis in the absence of(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To determine spleen size using abdominal ultrasonography and haematological parameters in steady state children with sickle cell anaemia (SCA). SUBJECTS AND METHODS An analytical case control study of 150 children with SCA in steady state aged 6 months to 15 years was undertaken. Children with HbAA matched for sex and age were used as(More)
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