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Cholera Outbreak in Senegal in 2005: Was Climate a Factor?
Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness caused by Vibrio cholerae and occurs as widespread epidemics in Africa. In 2005, there were 31,719 cholera cases, with 458 deaths in the Republic of Senegal. WeExpand
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[Cholera in Senegal from 2004 to 2006: lessons learned from successive outbreaks].
Between October 2004 and March 2006, a series of cholera outbreaks occurred in the West African nation of Senegal. The purpose of this study was to describe and analyze these outbreaks as a basis forExpand
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[Efficacy and tolerance of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-2 infected patients in Dakar: preliminary study].
OBJECTIVE The authors had for aim to evaluate the clinical and immunological response as well as the tolerance to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-2 infected patients. DESIGN A retrospective chartExpand
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[Adult purulent meningitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in Dakar, Senegal].
The purpose of this retrospective study was to describe epidemiological, clinical, bacteriological and outcome features of purulent meningitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in adult patientsExpand
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Mobile phone data highlights the role of mass gatherings in the spreading of cholera outbreaks
Significance Big data and, in particular, mobile phone data are expected to revolutionize epidemiology, yet their full potential is still untapped. Here, we take a significant step forward byExpand
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Initial suboptimal CD4 reconstitution with antiretroviral therapy despite full viral suppression in a cohort of HIV-infected patients in Senegal.
OBJECTIVE We determined the risk factors and incidence of clinical events associated with suboptimal immune reconstitution (SIR) defined by an increase in CD4 inferior to 50 cells/μL, from inclusionExpand
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[Current profile of HIV-infected patients hospitalized in Dakar (Senegal)].
Ten years after the introduction of the Senegalese Antiretroviral Drug Access Initiative in 1998, we conducted a retrospective study of the epidemiological and clinical profiles and outcome ofExpand
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[Interest of ambulatory simplified acute physiology score (ASAPS) applied to patients admitted in an intensive care unit of an infectious diseases unit in Dakar].
  • N. Dia, I. Diallo, +7 authors P. Sow
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Bulletin de la Societe de pathologie exotique
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The evaluation of patients by a scale of gravity allows a better categorization of patients admitted in intensive care unit (ICU). Our study had for objective to estimate interest of AmbulatoryExpand
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Daily consumption of ready-to-use peanut-based therapeutic food increased fat free mass, improved anemic status but has no impact on the zinc status of people living with HIV/AIDS: a randomized
BackgroundFood insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa and malnutrition constitute the main obstacles for successful treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH). The aim of this study was to assess theExpand
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Characteristics of HIV-2 and HIV-1/HIV-2 Dually Seropositive Adults in West Africa Presenting for Care and Antiretroviral Therapy: The IeDEA-West Africa HIV-2 Cohort Study
Background HIV-2 is endemic in West Africa. There is a lack of evidence-based guidelines on the diagnosis, management and antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-2 or HIV-1/HIV-2 dual infections.Expand
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