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  • Jansen van Vuren, Petrus; Parry, Rhys; Khromykh, Alexander A.; Paweska, Janusz Tadeusz (MDPI, 2021-07)
    The mosquito-borne flavivirus, Kedougou virus (KEDV), first isolated in Senegal in 1972, is genetically related to dengue, Zika (ZIKV) and Spondweni viruses (SPOV). Serological surveillance studies in Senegal and isolation ...
  • Francies, Flavia Zita; Dlamini, Zodwa (MDPI, 2021-01)
    Cancer is a global burden and is the second leading cause of mortality. It is largely a non-communicable disease attributable to the accumulation of damaged DNA and deleterious mutations in vital genes caused by exposure ...
  • Olivier, Brenda J.; Bond, Robert P.; Van Zyl, Walda B.; Delport, Maraliese; Slavik, Tomas; Ziady, Christopher; Terhaar sive Droste, Jochim S.; Lastovica, Albert; Van der Merwe, Schalk Willem (American Society for Microbiology, 2006-02)
    Our study aimed to evaluate the oral cavity as a reservoir from where Helicobacter pylori may be transmitted. Histology and PCR amplification were performed. Eighty-four percent of the stomach biopsies tested positive; ...
  • Topazian, Hillary M.; Dizon, A. Mitch; Di Bona, Vito L.; Levitz, Lauren; Ramos, Silvina; Morgan, Karen; Kim, Chan Joo; Richter, Karin Louise; De Sanjose, Silvia; Smith, Jennifer S. (Taylor and Francis, 2019)
    PURPOSE : To examine provider knowledge of HPV vaccination age guidelines in five countries. METHODS : A total of 151 providers of adolescent vaccinations in Argentina, Malaysia, South Africa, South Korea, and Spain ...
  • Guarido, Milehna M.; Riddin, M.A. (Megan); Johnson, Todd; Braack, L.E.O.; Schrama, M.; Gorsich, E.E.; Brooke, B.D.; Almeida, Antonio Paulo Gouveia; Venter, Marietjie (BMC, 2021-06)
    BACKGROUND: There is a paucity of recent data and knowledge on mosquito diversity and potential vectors of arboviruses in South Africa, with most of the available data dating back to the 1950s–1970s. Aedes and Culex species ...
  • Schubert, Grit; Achi, Vincent; Ahuka, Steve; Belarbi, Essia; Bourhaima, Ouattara; Eckmanns, Tim; Johnstone, Siobhan L.; Kabore, Firmin; Kra, Ouffoue; Mendes, Adriano; Ouedraogo, Abdoul-Salam; Poda, Armel; Some, Arsene Satouro; Tomczyk, Sara; Couacy-Hymann, Emmanuel; Kayembe, Jean-Marie; Meda, Nicolas; Tamfum, Jean-Jacques Muyembe; Ouangraoua, Soumeya; Page, N.A. (Nicola); Venter, Marietjie; Leendertz, Fabian H.; Akoua-Koffi, Chantal (BioMed Central, 2021-06-07)
    BACKGROUND : In sub-Saharan Africa, acute respiratory infections (ARI), acute gastrointestinal infections (GI) and acute febrile disease of unknown cause (AFDUC) have a large disease burden, especially among children, ...
  • Richter, Karin Louise; Becker, Piet J.; Horton, A.; Dreyer, Greta (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2013-05)
    BACKGROUND. Women accessing the public health system in Gauteng province, South Africa are largely unscreened for cervical cancer and have a high background prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. OBJECTIVES. ...
  • Richter, Karin Louise (Open Journals Systems, 2013)
    The coverage of cervical cancer screening in South Africa is inadequate, with an estimated 8.8-million unscreened women who are mainly serviced by the public health sector in lower-resourced areas. Alternative screening ...
  • Bosch, Albert; Sanchez, Gloria; Abbaszadegan, Morteza; Carducci, Annalaura; Guix, Susana; Le Guyader, Françoise S.; Netshikweta, Rembuluwani; Pinto, Rosa M.; Van der Poel, Wim H.M.; Rutjes, Saskia; Sano, Daisuke; Taylor, Maureen B.; Van Zyl, Walda B.; Rodriguez-Lazaro, David; Kovac, Katarina; Sellwood, Jane (Springer, 2011-03)
    Potential ways to address the issues that relate to the techniques for analyzing food and environmental samples for the presence of enteric viruses are discussed. It is not the authors’ remit to produce or recommend ...
  • Kolo, Agatha Onyemowo; Collins, Nicola E.; Brayton, Kelly A.; Chaisi, Mamohale E.; Blumberg, Lucille Hellen; Frean, John; Gall, Cory A.; Wentzel, Jeanette Maria; Wills-Berriman, Samantha; De Boni, Liesl; Weyer, Jacqueline; Rossouw, Jennifer; Oosthuizen, Marinda C. (MDPI, 2020-11)
    DNA samples from 74 patients with non-malarial acute febrile illness (AFI), 282 rodents, 100 cattle, 56 dogs and 160 Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks were screened for the presence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum DNA using a ...
  • Storm, Nadia; Jansen van Vuren, Petrus; Markotter, Wanda; Paweska, Janusz Tadeusz (MDPI Publishing, 2018-02-10)
    Egyptian rousette bats (ERBs) are reservoir hosts for the Marburg virus (MARV). The immune dynamics and responses to MARV infection in ERBs are poorly understood, and limited information exists on the role of antibodies ...
  • Mans, Janet; Van Zyl, Walda B.; Taylor, Maureen B.; Page, N.A.; Sobsey, M.D.; Barnard, T.G.; Potgieter, Natasha (Wiley, 2014-03)
    OBJECTIVE : To determine whether gastroenteritis viruses and other enteric viruses could be detected in faecal specimens collected with Bio-wipes. METHODS : Faecal specimens, self-collected with Bio-wipes, from 190 ...
  • Murray, Tanya Y.; Mans, Janet; Van Zyl, Walda B.; Taylor, Maureen B. (Springer, 2013-01)
    In this study, a competitive internal amplification control (IAC) was constructed for application in the real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction detection of sapoviruses (SaVs). A SaV RNA standard was ...
  • Tempia, Stefano; Wolter, Nicole; Cohen, Cheryl; Walaza, Sibongile; Von Mollendorf, Claire; Cohen, Adam L.; Moyes, Jocelyn; De Gouveia, Linda; Nzenze, Susan; Treurnicht, Florette; Venter, Marietjie; Groome, Michelle J.; Madhi, Shabir A.; Von Gottberg, Anne (BioMed Central, 2015-10-26)
    BACKGROUND : The use of molecular diagnostic techniques for the evaluation of the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) has not been documented. We aimed to evaluate the impact of PCVs on invasive pneumococcal ...
  • Venter, Marietjie (Elsevier, 2018-02)
    Several African arboviruses have emerged over the past decade in new regions where they caused major outbreaks in humans and/or animals including West Nile virus, Chikungunya virus and Zika virus. This raise questions ...
  • Kiulia, Nicholas M.; Mwenda, Jason M.; Nyachieo, Atunga; Nyaundi, Julia K.; Steele, Andrew Duncan; Taylor, Maureen B. (Oxford University Press, 2007-06)
    Human astroviruses (HAstV) have been commonly identified worldwide as important aetiological agents of acute gastroenteritis in all age groups including the young, elderly and immunocompromised. However, limited data exist ...
  • Tempia, Stefano; Walaza, Sibongile; Moyes, Jocelyn; Cohen, Adam L.; Von Mollendorf, Claire; McMorrow, Meredith L.; Treurnicht, Florette K.; Venter, Marietjie; Pretorius, Marthi Andréa; Hellferscee, Orienka; Wolter, Nicole; Von Gottberg, Anne; Nguweneza, Athermon; McAnerney, Johanna M.; Dawood, Halima; Variava, Ebrahim; Madhi, Shabir A.; Cohen, Cheryl (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017-07)
    The attributable fraction (AF) of influenza virus detection to illness has not been described for patients in different age groups or with different HIV infection statuses. We compared the age group–specific prevalence of ...
  • De Oliveira, Tulio; Deforche, Koen; Cassol, Sharon; Salminen, M.; Paraskevis, D.; Seebreghts, C.; Snoeck, J.; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Wensing, A.M.J.; Van der Vijver, D.A.; Boucher, C.A.; Camacho, R.; Vandamme, Anne-Mieke (Oxford University Press, 2005-10-01)
    Motivation: Genetic analysis of HIV-1 is important not only for vaccine development, but also to guide treatment strategies, track the emergence of new viral variants and ensure that diagnostic assays are contemporary and ...
  • Steyn, Jumari; Botha, Elizabeth; Lourens, Carina W.; Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Venter, Marietjie (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2019-12)
    Bagaza virus (BAGV) has not been reported in birds in South Africa since 1978. We used phylogenetic analysis and electron microscopy to identify BAGV as the likely etiology in neurologic disease and death in Himalayan monal ...
  • Richter, Karin Louise (Medpharm Publications, 2006-09)
    The family practitioner plays an important role in preventing disease. An estimated two million people die globally from vaccine-preventable diseases each year. Immunisation of children does not only benefit the immunised ...