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Preferential infection and depletion of Mycobacterium tuberculosis–specific CD4 T cells after HIV-1 infection
HIV-1 preferentially infects M. tuberculosis-specific CD4+ T cells due to their increased production of IL-2.
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Characteristics of hepatitis B virus in Ghana: Full length Genome sequences indicate the endemicity of genotype E in West Africa
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes from A to H have distinct geographical distributions and have been shown to affect the clinical features as well as the course of the HBV infection. HBV genotype EExpand
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Phylogenetic analysis of HIV type 2 in Ghana and intrasubtype recombination in HIV type 2.
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Vitamin A supplementation enhances infants' immune responses to hepatitis B vaccine but does not affect responses to Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine.
Vitamin A supplementation reduces child mortality and severe morbidity in less developed countries, and the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) offers an ideal opportunity to deliver supplementsExpand
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Delayed 2009 pandemic influenza A virus subtype H1N1 circulation in West Africa, May 2009-April 2010.
To understand 2009 pandemic influenza A virus subtype H1N1 (A[H1N1]pdm09) circulation in West Africa, we collected influenza surveillance data from ministries of health and influenza laboratories inExpand
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Phylogenetic analysis of human immunodeficiency virus 1 in Ghana.
Eleven human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) isolates from Ghanaian acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or AIDS-related complex (ARC) patients obtained by our serosurvey in 1986-1994 wereExpand
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Multiyear Persistence of 2 Pandemic A/H1N1 Influenza Virus Lineages in West Africa
ABSTRACT Our understanding of the global ecology of influenza viruses is impeded by historically low levels of viral surveillance in Africa. Increased genetic sequencing of African A/H1N1 pandemicExpand
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Afriflu2--second international workshop on influenza vaccination in the African continent--8 November 2012, Cape Town (South Africa).
The second meeting of the Afriflu conferences took place in Cape Town, South Africa, with over 60 participants from 15 countries in Africa and also outside the continent. Significant progress inExpand
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Sentinel surveillance for influenza among severe acute respiratory infection and acute febrile illness inpatients at three hospitals in Ghana
Influenza epidemiology in Africa is generally not well understood. Using syndrome definitions to screen patients for laboratory confirmation of infection is an established means to effectivelyExpand
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Low level of transmitted HIV Drug resistance at two HIV care centres in Ghana: a threshold survey.
BACKGROUND As access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) increases, the emergence and transmission of HIV drug resistant strains becomes a major problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) thereforeExpand
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