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Prevalence of anaemia and immunological markers among ghanaian HAART-naïve HIV-patients and those on HAART.
HAART has the capability of reducing the incidence of anaemia and lymphopoenia which are associated with disease progression and death in HIV infected patients and could also serve as useful predictive tools in the management and monitoring of HIV infected Patients in resource limited settings. Expand
Incidence of sexual dysfunction: a prospective survey in Ghanaian females
- N. Amidu, W. Owiredu, +4 authors Edmond A Tagoe
- Reproductive biology and endocrinology : RB&E
- 1 September 2010
Alcohol significantly influences sexual activity in more than 70% of Ghanaian women who are sexually active, and is the main risk factor for sexual dysfunction. Expand
Prevalence of male sexual dysfunction among Ghanaian populace: myth or reality?
- N. Amidu, W. Owiredu, E. Woode, O. Addai-Mensah, K. Gyasi-Sarpong, A. Alhassan
- International Journal of Impotence Research
- 7 October 2010
There were positive correlation between SD, impotence, dissatisfaction and age, and the prevalence rate of SD in Ghanaian men is high and related to age. Expand
Plant-Based Production of Recombinant Plasmodium Surface Protein Pf38 and Evaluation of its Potential as a Vaccine Candidate
The production of recombinant Pf38 and a fusion protein composed of red fluorescent protein and Pf38 (RFP-Pf38) using a transient expression system in the plant Nicotiana benthamiana suggest that Pf38 is an interesting candidate for the development of a malaria vaccine. Expand
Renal insufficiency in Ghanaian HIV infected patients: need for dose adjustment.
Renal insufficiency is not uncommon among HIV infected Ghanaian patients and a significant proportion of patients will require ARV dose adjustment at the time of initiating therapy or sometime during on-going therapy. Expand
Regular Antenatal Attendance and Education Influence the Uptake of Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Cross-Sectional Study at the University Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
- O. Addai-Mensah, M. Annani-Akollor, +4 authors Shanice Nglokie Arthur
- Journal of tropical medicine
- 4 December 2018
The results emphasize the need for the Health Policy Makers in Kumasi to encourage pregnant women, especially women working in the formal sector and women having more than four children to patronize ANC attendance to ensure high coverage of the recommended IPTp dose. Expand
Hepatitis B and C infections in HIV-1 and non-HIV infected pregnant women in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana
There was no significant association between demographic and lifestyle characteristics and risk of HBV and HCV infections in HIV positive and negative subjects except for late diagnosis of HIV and history of sharing razors blades and pins, where increased odds of HIV (+) /HBV and HIV (-)/HBV infection were observed. Expand
Seroprevalence and risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and C viruses infections among blood donors at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga, Ghana.
The high seroprevalence of blood-borne infections in blood donated at Bolgatanga Regional Hospital calls for rigorous screening of blood donors, especially the younger population, for HBV, HCV and HIV and the establishment of strict guidelines for blood transfusions. Expand
Expression of platelet parameters and platelet membrane glycoproteins in childhood Burkitt lymphoma.
Children with Burkitt lymphoma tend to show normal to increased level of circulatory platelets but decreased platelet membrane glycoprotein expressions and platelet dysfunction, and oral bleeding was observed to be the commonest bleeding episodes associated with childhood BL. Expand
Diagnosis of bacterial meningitis in Ghana: Polymerase chain reaction versus latex agglutination methods
The study revealed that the Pastorex method has a better diagnostic value for bacterial meningitis than the Wellcogen method and should be the method of choice in the absence of PCR. Expand