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Self-Medication with Antibiotics, Attitude and Knowledge of Antibiotic Resistance among Community Residents and Undergraduate Students in Northwest Nigeria
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It is found that undergraduate students displayed less knowledge that self-medication could lead to ABR and there is an urgent need for public health authorities in Nigeria to enforce existing laws on antibiotics sales and educate the people on the dangers of ABR. Expand
Tools for Detection of Schistosomiasis in Resource Limited Settings
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The available diagnostic methods are reviewed and the challenges encountered in diagnosis in resource limited settings are discussed and the need for more funding directed towards the development of affordable diagnostic tools that is affordable for endemic countries as the authors work towards the elimination of the disease. Expand
Urogenital schistosomiasis is associated with signatures of microbiome dysbiosis in Nigerian adolescents
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Analysis of the fecal microbiomes of infected and uninfected schoolchildren from the Argungu Local Government Area of Kebbi State, Nigeria indicates that S. haematobium infection is associated with perturbations in the gut microbiota and may point to microbiome disruption as an additional consequence of schistosome infection. Expand
Sustainable Elimination (Zero Cases) of Sleeping Sickness: How Far Are We from Achieving This Goal?
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The available resources are examined and recommendations for improvement are made to ensure the sustenance of the already achieved gains to keep the trend moving towards elimination of HAT. Expand
Typhoid Fever Diagnosis in Endemic Countries: A Clog in the Wheel of Progress?
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Currently available typhoid fever diagnostics, and advances in serodiagnosis of S. Typhi are reviewed. Expand
Effects of host‐derived chemokines on the motility and viability of Trypanosoma brucei
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The data suggest that host‐derived chemokines do not act as chemoattractants for T brucei, and identification of the mechanisms used by trypanosomes to establish host infection will aid the development of novel approaches to block disease transmission. Expand
Quagmire of epidemic disease outbreaks reporting in Nigeria
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This commentary, based on evidence in the literature and insight from professional experience in the professional experience, concludes that outbreaks are typically regarded as newsworthy events, monitored and reported by both national and international media. Expand
Molecular detection of drug resistant polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Southwest, Nigeria
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This study describes mutations in Plasmodium falciparum genes associated with drug resistance in malaria; Pfk13, Pfmdr1, PfATPase6 and Pfcrt in isolates obtained from 83 symptomatic malaria patients collected in August 2014. Expand
Translation of genomic epidemiology of infectious pathogens: Enhancing African genomics hubs for outbreaks
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The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention needs to scale-up its campaign for government support across African Union countries to ensure sustainable financing of its strategy for increased pathogen genomic intelligence and other interventions in current and inevitable future epidemics in Africa. Expand
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