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  • Torborg, Alexandra M.; Cronje, Larissa; Thomas, Jennifer M.; Meyer, H.; Bhettay, A.Z.; Diedericks, Johan; Cilliers, Charl; Kluyts, Hyla; Mrara, Busisiwe; Kalipa, Mandisa; Rodseth, Reitze N.; Biccard, Bruce McIure; Allopi, K.; Singh, Usha; Diyelela-Ndwandwa, P.; Nongqo, N.; Ravid, B.; Anamourlis, P.; Coetzee, G.; Dlamini, M.; Foster, C.; Mogane, P.; Nel, D.; Oosthuizen, A.; Redford, L.; Murray, R.; Basson, C.; Joubert, J.; Tshifularo, N.; Els, T.; Orrock, J.; Muthambi, M.; Matebesi, T.; Tshukudu, G.; Maela, D.; Allorto, N.; Bertie, J.; Bishop, D.; Chetty, K.; Grobbelaar, M.; Wise, R.; Von Steiger, I.; Nundlal, P.; Garoufalias, E.; Westcott, G.; Davids, J.; Rajah, C.; Cairns, C.; Mzoneli, Y.; Bhagwan, K.; Cloete, E.; Jaworska, M.; Semenya, E.; Porrill, O.; Mungar, R.; Seonandan, P.; Perumal, N.; Alphonsus, C.; Bosman, M.; De Castro, A.; Drummond, L.; Du Bruyn, M.; Govender, P.; Hardcastle, T.; Hlangu, Z.; Jeena, P.; Mbuyisa, M.; Naidu, T.; Sewlall, J.; Taylor, J.; Timakia, K.; Van der Walt, W.; Biyase, T.; Khumalo, Z.; Kusel, B.; Mukama, I.; Ramburuth, M.; Singaram, S.; Mbeki, M.; Schutte, H.; Anderson, P.; Dorasamy, B.; Kint, P.; Goga, S.; Cronjé, L.; Dube, N.; Jithoo, S.; Naidoo, L.; Naidu, L.; Reddy, T.; Saman, Y.; Rungan, D.; Naidoo, K.; Kabambi, K.; Mgoqo, N.; Mofoka, M.; Usenbo, A.; Chiu, C.; Machere, N.; Maiwald, D.; Davies, G.; Serdyn, T.; Gokal, P.; Dhanjee, N.; Wege, M.; Govender, S.; Tarr, S.; Moodley, M.; Balkisson, M.; Maharaj, A.; Ngcobo, S.; Rorke, N.; Sikhakhane, S.; Khumalo, M.; Ramsamy, T.; Kabongo, K.; Kuhn, W.; Matos-Puig, R.; Naidoo, R.; Thotharam, A.; Chohan, A.; Adam, S.; Appel, I.; Burke, A.; De Vos, C.; Gautam, S.; Joubert, E.; Rautenbach, R.; Roytowski, D.; Szpytko, A.; Brits, E.; Diedericks, B.; Naude, G.; Van Niekerk, J.; Fullerton, Z. (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    BACKGROUND : Children comprise a large proportion of the population in sub-Saharan Africa. The burden of paediatric surgical disease exceeds available resources in Africa, potentially increasing morbidity and mortality. ...
  • Treurnicht, Florette K.; Buys, Amelia; Tempia, Stefano; Seleka, Mpho; Cohen, Adam L.; Walaza, Sibongile; Glass, Allison J.; Rossouw, Inez; McAnerney, Johanna; Blumberg, Lucille; Cohen, Cheryl; Venter, Marietjie (Wiley Open Access, 2019-01)
    BACKGROUND : Data on the susceptibility of influenza viruses from South Africa to neuraminidase inhibitors (NAIs) are scarce, and no extensive analysis was done. OBJECTIVES : We aimed to determine oseltamivir and zanamivir ...
  • Naidoo, Poobalan; Ranjith, Naresh; Zikalala, Zuzile; Mahoney, Scott; Ho, Kevin (African Field Epidemiology Network, 2018-06-25)
    We report a case of Marfan syndrome (MFS) in a South African patient, which is extraordinary because of the large constellation of clinical, radiological and vascular anomalies in a single patient. A literature search ...
  • Wolmarans, Elize; Boy, S.C. (Sonja); Nel, Sulette; Mercier, Anne Elisabeth; Pepper, Michael Sean (Springer, 2017-11)
    The recurrence and/or lack of response of certain tumors to radio- and chemotherapy has been attributed to a small subpopulation of cells termed cancer stem cells (CSCs). CSCs have been identified in many tumors (including ...
  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Pepper, Michael Sean; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); n Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Wiley, 2019)
    BACKGROUND : Oral field cancerization describes a multifocal development process involving many cells at once in response to prolong exposure to carcinogens. This case demonstrated differential p16 expression in different ...
  • Buchanan, Glynn Dale; Warren, Nichola (Sage, 2019-01)
    BACKGROUND : The concept of single-use of endodontic files remains controversial in the published literature. The extent and attitudes concerning the single-use of endodontic hand files is currently unknown in many ...
  • Chinkhata, Miriam; Langley, Gayle; Nyika, Aceme (Levy Library Press, 2018-04-30)
    BACKGROUND : Nursing is a career which, especially for male students, requires one making an informed choice prior to pursuing it. A mixed-method, qualitative study, investigating the professional socialization process of ...
  • Sepeng, Nombulelo Veronica; Makhado, Lufuno (NISC (Pty) Ltd and Informa UK Limited (trading as Taylor & Francis Group), 2018)
    This study aimed to describe factors associated with the experience of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among rape survivors. Participants were female survivors attending a treatment centre in South Africa (black = ...
  • Goga, Ameena Ebrahim (Elsevier, 2018-12)
    In The Lancet HIV , Karl-Günter Technau and colleagues report on 12-month outcomes of 88 HIV-infected neonates. The infants were identified through birth HIV testing at a well resourced, academic, public maternity hospital ...
  • Levine, Hagai; Mohri, Hideo; Ekbom, Anders; Ramos, Liliana; Parker, Geoff; Roldan, Eduardo; Jovine, Luca; Koelle, Sabine; Lindstrand, Anna; Immler, Simone; Mortimer, Sharon; Mortimer, David; Van der Horst, Gerhard; Ishijima, Sumio; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Baldi, Elisabetta; Menkveld, Roelof; Rothmann, Susan A.; Giwercman, Aleksander; Giwercman, Yvonne; Holmberg, Mats; Kvist, Ulrik; Bjorndahl, Lars; Holmberg, Rebecka; Arver, Stefan; Flanagan, John; Drevet, Joel R (BioMed Central, 2018-10-29)
    On the occasion of the XIIIth International Symposium on Spermatology held from 9 to 13 May 2018 in Stockholm (Sweden), participants (guest speakers and audience) collectively felt the need to make a public statement on ...
  • Ferrian, Selena; Ross, Melinda; Conradie, Francesca; Omar, Shaheed Vally; Ismail, Nazir Ahmed; Little, Francesca; Kaplan, Gilla; allows, Dorothy F; Gray, Clive M. (Frontiers Media, 2018-10-25)
    Identifying a blood circulating cellular biomarker that can be used to assess severity of disease and predict the time to culture conversion (TCC) in patients with multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) would facilitate ...
  • Kremer, Wieke W.; Van Zummeren, Marjolein; Heideman, Daniëlle A.M.; Lissenberg-Witte, Birgit I.; Snijders, Peter J.F.; Steenbergen, Renske D.M.; Dreyer, Greta; Meijer, Chris J.L.M. (MDPI Publishing, 2018-10-23)
    Data on human papillomavirus (HPV) type-specific cervical cancer risk in women living with human immunodeficiency virus (WLHIV) are needed to understand HPV–HIV interaction and to inform prevention programs for this ...
  • Strauss, G.L.; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Jansen van Rensburg, Audrey; Velleman, Mark D.; Fletcher, Lizelle (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
    BACKGROUND : Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are common among athletes and the general public. These injuries may lead to significant absence from all activities with associated financial and social burdens for ...
  • Magwira, C.A. (Cliff); Taylor, Maureen B. (Elsevier, 2018-06)
    The introduction of oral rotavirus vaccines (ORVVs) has led to a reduction in number of hospitalisations and deaths due to rotavirus (RV) infection. However, the efficacy of the vaccines has been varied with low-income ...
  • Brink, Alice; Kroon, Robin E.; Visser, Hendrik G.; Van Rensburg, C.E.J. (Constance); Roodt, Andreas (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-04)
    Five imino salicylidene based bifunctional chelators were developed in order to act as a multipurpose ligand system. The chelators, namely 5-methyl-2-(1,2,4-triazol-3-yliminomethyl)phenol, 2-(9-ethylcarbazol-3-yliminomet ...
  • Thomson, John-Edwin; Nweke, Ekene E.; Brand, Martin; Nel, Marietha; Candy, Geoffrey P.; Fonteh, Pascaline N. (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2019-01)
    OBJECTIVES : Interleukin-21 (IL-21) is a cytokine associated with tissue inflammation, autoimmune and infectious diseases. Organ dysfunction and death can occur in patients with acute pancreatitis (AP) in two distinct ...
  • Remisiewicz, Magdalena; Bernitz, Zephne; Bernitz, Herman; Burman, Marc S.; Raijmakers, Jacobus M.H.; Raijmakers, Johannes H.F.A.; Underhill, Les G.; Rostkowska, Anna; Barshep, Yahkat; Soloviev, Sergej A.; Siwek, Ilona (Wiley, 2018-10)
    Trade‐offs between moult and fuelling in migrant birds vary with migration distance and the environmental conditions they encounter. We compared wing moult and fuelling at the northern and southern ends of migration in two ...
  • Dlamini, Lungile; Sekoli, L.; Bresser, Philippa (Elsevier, 2019)
    INTRODUCTION : Compulsory community service (CCS) is a concept that was adopted by many countries as a strategy to address the shortage of health workers. CCS was initiated in 1997 in the South African healthcare system ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Jansen van Rensburg, Audrey; Kalmeier, G.; Viljoen, Carel T.; Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea; Schwellnus, Martin Peter (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor and Francis Group, 2018)
    Skeletal muscle relaxants (SMRs) consist of a heterogeneous group of medications with a side effect profile of concern. The aim of this paper was to review the evidence of use of SMRs in the treatment of sports injuries. ...
  • Cebekhulu, Sylvia; Cornelissen, Laura; Pattinson, Robert Clive (In House Publications, 2018)
    BACKGROUND : Maternal sepsis accounts for 11% of direct obstetric deaths, making it the third commonest cause of death, after obstetric hemorrhage and hypertensive disorders. OBJECTIVE : To evaluate the risk factors and ...