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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 Salmonella enterica 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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Acanthamoeba 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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Active neurocysticercosis at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London: a clinical case series

Ewan Hunter, Michael Cliff, Margaret Armstrong, Hadi Manji, Hans Rolf Jäger, Peter Chiodini and Mike Brown.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5427 words.

Abstract

Background

Neurocysticercosis is the commonest infectious cause of epilepsy in endemic countries, and...

Activity of Metarhizium spp. and Isaria spp. from the Central Brazilian Cerrado against Triatoma infestans nymphs

Luiz F.N. Rocha and Christian Luz.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 968 words.

Abstract

Entomopathogenic fungi attack Chagas disease vectors, and there is a need of effective isolates for development of biological control. Ten isolates...

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Acute respiratory distress syndrome in Plasmodium vivax malaria: case report and review of the literature

Laura Price, Tim Planche, Charlotte Rayner and Sanjeev Krishna.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 2507 words.

Summary

Plasmodium vivax infection can cause acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). This complication of P. vivax infection is being...

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Acute Respiratory Infection. A Topics in International Health CD-ROM. Wallingford: CABI Publishing, 2001. Price: Institutional Rate £120/US$195; Student/ Individual Rate £30/US$55; Developing Country Rate £45/US$80; Reduced Developing Country Rate £20/US$35. ISBN 0-85199-495-4

S.H. Gillespie.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

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

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Acute toxoplasmosis in an immunocompetent traveller to Senegal

Benoit Gachet, Alexandre Elbaz, Anne Boucher, Olivier Robineau, Emilie Fréalle, Faïza Ajana, Pierre-Yves Delannoy, Damien Thellier, Nicolas Boussekey, Agnès Meybeck and Eric Senneville.

in Journal of Travel Medicine

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Community Medical Services; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 754 words.

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Acute viral hepatitis in Hanoi, Viet Nam*

A.L. Corwin, T.C. Dai, Dao Dinh Duc, P.I. Suu, Nguyen Thu Van, Le Dang Ha, M. Janick, L. Kanti, Anni Sie, R. Soderquist, R. Graham, S.F. Wignall and K.C. Hyams.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

December 1996 .

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

Abstract

A study of acute hepatitis was conducted in Hanoi, Viet Nam, from January 1993 to February 1995; 188 sera from clinical hepatitis cases were...

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Acute-phase proteins in pregnant Sudanese women with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Alfarazdeg A. Saad, Omar E. Mohamed, AbdelAziem A. Ali, Ahmed M. Bashir, Naji I. Ali, Mustafa I. Elbashir and Ishag Adam.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 1208 words.

A case-control study was carried out in Kassala and Medani Maternity Hospitals in Sudan to investigate acute-phase proteins [haptoglobin, C-reactive protein (CRP), ferritin and albumin] in...

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Addendum

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

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

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Additional evidence to support the phasing-out of treatment category II regimen for pulmonary tuberculosis in Peru

Mario Ponce, Cesar Ugarte-Gil, Carlos Zamudio, Fiorella Krapp, Eduardo Gotuzzo and Carlos Seas.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 1274 words.

Summary

The effectiveness of the World Health Organization's (WHO) treatment category II regimen for tuberculosis in 124 patients was compared to that of...

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Addressing diabetes mellitus as part of the strategy for ending TB

Anthony D. Harries, Ajay M.V. Kumar, Srinath Satyanarayana, Yan Lin, Rony Zachariah, Knut Lönnroth and Anil Kapur.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5015 words.

As we enter the new era of Sustainable Development Goals, the international community has committed to ending the TB epidemic by 2030 through implementation of an ambitious strategy to...

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