Browsing Research Articles (Medical Microbiology) by UP Author "Visser, Adele"

Browsing Research Articles (Medical Microbiology) by UP Author "Visser, Adele"

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  • Visser, Adele; Visser, Hilgaard Frans (Media 24 & South African Orthopaedic Association, 2012)
    BACKGROUND: Bite wounds, from human and animal origin, can lead to significant complications if appropriate therapy is not undertaken timeously. A basic knowledge of the microbiological flora is essential for each clinical ...
  • Visser, Adele; Mostert, Chris J. (Cambridge University Press, 2012-03)
    This study included all patients, with known HIV-1 status, admitted to hospital over a 5-year period with serum ferritin values exceeding 1500 mg/l. Markedly elevated serum ferritin levels are associated with a host of ...
  • Visser, Adele; Hoosen, Anwar Ahmed (Elsevier, 2012-09-07)
    The number of vaccines available and included as part of the national immunization schedules, has increased significantly over the past few decades. This impacts on patient/parent compliance and creates a challenge for ...
  • Visser, Adele; Geldenhuys, Annelize; Du Preez, Samantha; Van de Vyver, Annemarie (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-06)
    Despite available guidelines on indications for fresh-frozen plasma (FFP) transfusion, inappropriate use is increasing worldwide. We evaluated FFP administration to patients admitted to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital ...
  • Visser, Adele; Hoosen, Anwar Ahmed; Hussey, Greg (Elsevier, 2012-09-07)
    Introduction of Hib vaccine is known to positively impact on reduction of both morbidity and mortality in children less than 5 years of age. Incorporation of this vaccine into a National EPI, however, does come at a ...
  • Visser, Adele; Hoosen, Anwar Ahmed (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-01)
    Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection has been estimated to cause 270 000 deaths worldwide annually from cervical cancer and approximately 80% of these occur in resource-poor countries.1 In South Africa, cervical cancer ...
  • Visser, Adele; Hoosen, Anwar Ahmed (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-05)
    The WHO advocates introduction of routine HPV vaccination as part of a national EPI programme provided HPV prevention is considered a health priority, and the programme is logistically feasible and financially sustainable. ...
  • Visser, Adele; Moore, D.P.; Whitelaw, Andrew; Lowman, W.; Kantor, G.; Hoosen, Anwar Ahmed; Madhi, Shabir A.; Brink, A.; Van den Bergh, D.; Devenish, L.; Moodley, P.; Apalata, T.; Duse, A.G.; Gelband, H. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-08)
    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance activities in South Africa have been described in Part V of this report. Surveillance – knowing the levels of resistance and the trends around the country and in different ...
  • Nyapholi, Mohapi; Geldenhuys, Annelize; Visser, Adele (Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of South Africa, 2013)
    Actinomycosis is very often misdiagnosed as typically, the associated laboratory and radiological findings are nonspecific. Therefore, clinicians should always have a high index of suspicion in cases in which there is ...
  • Visser, Adele; Visser, Hilgaard (MedPharm Publications, 2013)
    Spider bites are a frequent complaint, often prompting patients to seek medical attention. However, the diagnosis of a spider bite is frequently inferred by the patient, and a thorough evaluation subsequently reveals an ...