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Abdominal echinococcosis: outcomes of conservative surgery

Anshuman Pandey, Abhijit Chandra and Shakeel Masood.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

May 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 2953 words.

Background

Hydatid disease, infection with the larval stage of the cestode Echinococcus spp., represents a substantial disease burden worldwide. We report...

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ABO blood groups, grass pea preparation, and neurolathyrism in Ethiopia

Haileyesus Getahun, Fernand Lambein and Patrick Van der Stuyft.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

An exploratory study was conducted in the rural Estie district of Ethiopia in 1997 to identify the role of ABO blood group, rhesus factor, and type of grass pea (Lathyrus sativus) diet in...

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Absence of malaria-specific mortality in children in an area of hyperendemic malaria

K. Maitland, T.N. Williams, T.E.A. Peto, K.P. Day, J.B. Clegg, D.J. Weatherall and D.K. Bowden.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Abstract

We conducted a prospective community-based malaria surveillance study on a cohort of children <10 years old living in an area of hyperendemic...

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Absence of multidrug resistance in <i>Salmonella enterica</i> serotypes Typhi and Paratyphi A isolates with intermediate susceptibility to ciprofloxacin

Richa Misra, K. N. Prasad, N. Amrin, P. Kapoor, Swati Singh and Malay Ghar.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

August 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 1547 words.

Background

We describe the antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of 64 blood stream isolates of Salmonella enterica serotypes Typhi and Paratyphi A studied...

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Absence of neuropsychological sequelae following cerebral malaria in Gambian children

Anna Helena Muntendam, Shabbar Jaffar, Nico Bleichrodt and Michaël Boele van Hensbroek.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Abstract

Cerebral malaria causes major neurological sequelae in a proportion of survivors and may lead to neuropsychological sequelae in children who seem to...

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<i>Acanthamoeba</i> keratitis, contact lenses, and the potential health implications of global marketing

J. Hay and D.V. Seal.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

June 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

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Accuracy and reproducibility of a rapid chromatographic immunoassay for the diagnosis of canine visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil

Edvar Y. P. Schubach, Fabiano B. Figueiredo and Gustavo A. S. Romero.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 4028 words.

Background

Visceral leishmaniasis is a major public health concern in Brazil and the domestic dog is the main source of infection. In this study, we aimed to...

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Accuracy of initial clinical diagnosis of acute bacterial meningitis in children from a malaria-endemic area of Papua New Guinea

Jimmy Aipit, Moses Laman, Ilomo Hwaiwhanje, Cathy Bona, Naomi Pomat, Peter Siba, Timothy M. E. Davis and Laurens Manning.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 3164 words.

Background

The diagnosis of acute bacterial meningitis (ABM) is challenging in resource-limited settings where cerebral malaria and viral encephalitis are...

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Achieving trachoma control in Ghana after implementing the SAFE strategy

Daniel Yayemain, Jonathan D. King, Oscar Debrah, Paul M. Emerson, Agatha Aboe, Felix Ahorsu, Seth Wanye, Manfred Owusu Ansah, John O. Gyapong and Maria Hagan.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 4152 words.

Summary

The Ghana Health Service plans to eliminate blinding trachoma by 2010 and has implemented the SAFE strategy since 2001. The programme impact was...

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Acridine orange fluorescence techniques as alternatives to traditional Giemsa staining for the diagnosis of malaria in developing countries

B.S. Lowe, N.K. Jeffa, L. New, C. Pedersen, K. Engbaek and K. Marsh.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

February 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Abstract

Traditional Giemsa-stained thick blood films were compared with 2 fluorescence microscopy techniques, acridine orange (AO) staining of thin blood...

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