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Anthropometric measurements in the detection of low birth weight infants in Lagos.
The present study was undertaken to determine the anthropometric risk indicators in the detection of infants with low birth weight. A total of 788 consecutive, singleton, live born infants hadExpand
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Prospective audit of perinatal mortality among inborn babies in a tertiary health center in Lagos, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND The perinatal mortality rate remains an important indicator of maternal care and maternal health and nutrition, and also reflects the quality of obstetric and pediatric care available. TheExpand
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Impact of sociodemographic factors on cognitive function in school-aged HIV-infected Nigerian children
Background In this study, we sought to evaluate the influence of sociodemographic factors, ie, age, sex, socioeconomic status, maternal education, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status, onExpand
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Adverse Events in HIV- infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy at a Teaching Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria: A Retrospective Study
Background: Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) program requires adequate monitoring of the potential adverse events to the antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. We investigated the ARV drugExpand
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Anthropometric indices of infants born to HIV-1-infected mothers: a prospective cohort study in Lagos, Nigeria
Numerous studies have reported that HIV-infected pregnant women are at increased risk of delivery of low birth weight (LBW) infants, of preterm deliveries and of intrauterine growth restriction. TheExpand
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Haematological abnormalities associated with paediatric HIV/AIDS in Lagos
Abstract Introduction: In HIV-1-infected children, haematological disturbances include bone marrow abnormalities and peripheral cytopenias. All three major cell lineages can be depressed. Methods: AExpand
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Estimation of the rate of mother to child transmission of HIV in Nigeria.
Definitive diagnosis of HIV infection in infants < 18 months of age who were born to HIV-infected mothers is still posing some difficulty in Nigeria and other developing countries. Within this ageExpand
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Prevalence and outcome of higher order multiple pregnancies in Lagos, Nigeria
Abstract Objective: To determine the prevalence and outcome of higher order multiple (HOM) pregnancies in Lagos, Nigeria. Methods: The mode of delivery, gestational age, pregnancy and neonatalExpand
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Serum magnesium, phosphate and calcium in Nigerian children with sickle cell disease.
BACKGROUND Biochemical abnormalities have been associated with sickle cell disease. Studies on phosphorus and magnesium in sickle cell disease have been conflicting. There is paucity of informationExpand
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Determination of lead levels in maternal and umbilical cord blood at birth at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos
Background Lead toxicity is a cause of intellectual disability in children and majority of affected children live in developing countries. Its adverse effect on pregnancy outcome has also beenExpand
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