Browsing by UP Author "Ueckermann, Veronica"

Browsing by UP Author "Ueckermann, Veronica"

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  • Soma, Prashilla; Ueckermann, Veronica; Sasikumar, S.S. (Sunayana); Mashoeshoe, K.S. (Sam) (Elsevier, 2016-01)
    The diagnosis of porphyria remains challenging as the condition is characterized by a myriad of clinical and biochemical features. More importantly, an acute attack is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. ...
  • Joseph, Darren; Ker, James A.; Rheeder, Paul; Ueckermann, Veronica (University of Leicester, 2017-03-07)
    PURPOSES : Elevated cardiac troponins have been shown to be associated with mortality in critical care, but its utility is not well established, especially in the setting of renal failure. This study aimed to examine the ...
  • Ueckermann, Veronica; Francis, E.W. (NISC (Pty) Ltd, Medpharm Publications, and Informa UK Limited, 2019)
    Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) refers to the infusion of faeces from a healthy donor, into the gastrointestinal tract of a recipient patient. There is considerable evidence for the efficacy of FMT for the ...
  • Ueckermann, Veronica (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2013)
    Hypercalcaemia is not uncommon in clinical practice. The majority of cases are accounted for by hyperparathyroidism and malignancy. The patient discussed below presented with an unusual case of hypercalcaemia.
  • Ueckermann, Veronica; Van Zyl, Danie G. (MedPharm Publications, 2013)
    OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism among patients with diabetes mellitus at the Kalafong Diabetes Clinic in Pretoria. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING ...
  • Wibmer, Constantinos Kurt; Ayres, Frances; Hermanus, Tandile; Madzivhandila, Mashudu; Kgagudi, Prudence; Oosthuysen, Brent; Lambson, Bronwen E.; De Oliveira, Tulio; Vermeulen, Marion; Van der Berg, Karin; Rossouw, Theresa M.; Boswell, Michael; Ueckermann, Veronica; Meiring, Susan; Von Gottberg, Anne; Cohen, Cheryl; Morris, Lynn; Bhiman, Jinal N.; Moore, Penny L. (Springer, 2021)
    SARS-CoV-2 501Y.V2 (B.1.351), a novel lineage of coronavirus causing COVID-19, contains substitutions in two immunodominant domains of the spike protein. Here, we show that pseudovirus expressing 501Y.V2 spike protein ...
  • Schutte, Clara-Maria; Van der Meyden, C.H. (Kees); Van Niekerk, Linette; Kakaza, Mandisa; Van Coller, Riaan; Ueckermann, Veronica; Oosthuizen, Nicholette M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-01)
    The hepatic porphyrias are a group of rare metabolic disorders, each of which is associated with a specific enzymatic alteration in the haem biosynthesis pathway. In South Africa (SA), a high incidence of variegate porphyria ...
  • Strasheim, Wilhelmina; Kock, Martha Magdalena; Ueckermann, Veronica; Hoosien, E.; Dreyer, Andries W.; Ehlers, M.M. (Marthie Magdaleen) (BioMed Central, 2015-01)
    BACKGROUND : The burden of catheter-related infections (CRIs) in developing countries is severe. In South Africa, a standardised surveillance definition does not exist and the collection of catheter days is challenging. ...
  • Van Hougenhouck-Tulleken, W.G. (Wesley); Ueckermann, Veronica (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019-07)
    Acute coronary syndromes due to coronary artery vasospasm occur rarely and are difficult to diagnose in the acute setting. We present a patient with hypocalcaemia-induced coronary artery vasospasm, which resulted in an ...