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Vol 34, No 1 (2019) Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of antibiotic use and resistance among patients in South Africa: A cross-sectional study Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Elise Farley, Dena van den Bergh, Renier Coetzee, Annemie Stewart, Tom Boyles
 
Vol 34, No 1 (2019) Predictors of time to sputum culture conversion in multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in patients at Tshepong-Klerksdorp Hospital Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Relebohile Ncha, Ebrahim Variava, Kennedy Otwombe, Mary Kawonga, Neil A. Martinson
 
Vol 34, No 1 (2019) The accuracy of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase detection in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in South African laboratories using the Vitek 2 Gram-negative susceptibility card AST-N255 Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Andrea L. Young, Mark P. Nicol, Clinton Moodley, Colleen M. Bamford
 
Vol 34, No 1 (2019) Costs incurred by caregivers of under-five inpatients with community-acquired pneumonia at a university hospital in south-western Ethiopia Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Awol J. Ebrahim, Feki Naik, Fitsum S. Teni
 
Vol 34, No 1 (2019) CCT: a coordinate conversion tool for hepatitis B virus Abstract   PDF
Trevor Graham Bell, Mukhlid Yousif, Anna Kramvis
 
Vol 34, No 1 (2019) Seroprevalence and associated risk factors for Hepatitis B virus infection among barbers and their clients in two cities in Cameroon Abstract   PDF
Joël Brice Ngoupa, Patrick Achiangia Njukeng, Eric Ngoh Akwa, Michel Kengne, Ubald Tamoufe, Daniel Ter Goon, Julius Nwobegahay
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Influence of vaccination status and clinical, seasonal and sociodemographic factors on rotavirus prevalence in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Osaretin E. Asowata, Olubisi T. Ashiru, Saajida Mahomed, A. Willem Sturm, Prashini Moodley
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Healthcare-associated infection in the Grey’s Hospital paediatric intensive care unit: does an Infection Control Programme work? Abstract   PDF
Anne L. Armour, Mark E. Patrick, Zelda Reddy, Wilbert Sibanda, Logandran Naidoo, Kevin B. Spicer
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Knowledge, attitudes and practices of doctors regarding isoniazid preventive therapy in HIV/AIDS patients at Odi District Hospital, Gauteng province, South Africa Abstract   PDF
A. T. Abdulrazaak, I. Govender, D. Nzaumvila
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Hepatitis A in Nelson Mandela Bay and Sarah Baartman districts, Eastern Cape, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Howard Newman, Donald Tshabalala, Guillermo A. Pulido Estrada, Romuald Kom Nguetchueng
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Herpes simplex virus-2 infections in pregnant women from Durban, South Africa: prevalence, risk factors and co-infection with HIV-1 Abstract   PDF
Nathlee S. Abbai, Shanthie Govender, Makandwe Nyirenda
 
Vol 33, No 4 (2018) Prevalence and determinants of congenital cytomegalovirus infection at a rural South African central hospital in the Eastern Cape Abstract   PDF
Donald Tshabalala, Howard Newman, Charles Businge, Sikhumbuzo A. Mabunda, Waldette Kemp, Pakama Beja
 
Vol 33, No 4 (2018) Risk factors associated with nosocomial infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial hospital between 2014 and 2015 Abstract   PDF
Sharita Rameshwarnath, Saloshni Naidoo
 
Vol 33, No 4 (2018) The impact of cerebrospinal fluid viral analysis on empiric antibiotic use in children admitted to Tygerberg Children’s hospital with suspected meningitis Abstract   PDF
Irma Kruger, Jean Maritz, Heather Finlayson
 
Vol 33, No 4 (2018) Usage of antibiotics in the intensive care units of an academic tertiary-level hospital Abstract   PDF
Deanne Johnston, Razeeya Khan, Jacqui Miot, Shirra Moch, Yolande van Deventer, Guy Richards
 
Vol 33, No 4 (2018) Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in the South African private sector report for 2016 Abstract   PDF
Olga Perovic, Husna Ismail, Erika Van Schalkwyk, Warren Lowman, Elizabeth Prentice, Marthinus Senekal, Chetna N. Govind
 
Vol 33, No 4 (2018) Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in the South African public sector Abstract   PDF
Olga Perovic, Husna Ismail, Erika Van Schalkwyk
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Health seeking and sexual behaviour of men presenting with sexually transmitted infections in two primary health care clinics in Durban Abstract   PDF
M. Nyalela, T. Dlungwane, M. Taylor, N. Nkwanyana
 
Vol 33, No 3 (2018) Seroprevalence of onchocerciasis in Ogun State, Nigeria after ten years of mass drug administration with ivermectin Abstract   PDF
O. A. Surakat, S. O. Sam-Wobo, T. De Los Santos, D. Faulx, A. Golden, K. Ademolu, L. Yokobe, M. A. Adeleke, S. O. Bankole, O. N. Adekunle, W. A. Abimbola, C. F. Mafiana
 
Vol 33, No 3 (2018) Detection of amoeba-associated Legionella pneumophila in hospital water networks of Johannesburg Abstract   PDF
P. Muchesa, M. Lelfels, L. Jurzik, T. G. Barnard, C. Bartle
 
Vol 33, No 3 (2018) Risk factors associated with MRSA Abstract   PDF
Sonal Gupta, Bibhabati Mishra, Archana Thankur, Vinita Dogra, Poonam S. Loomba, Manisha Jain, Aradhana Bhargava
 
Vol 33, No 3 (2018) Antibiotic resistance profiles of biofilm-forming bacteria associated with urine and urinary catheters in a tertiary hospital in Ile-Ife, Nigeria Abstract   PDF
Michael O. Osungunna, Grace O. Onawunmi
 
Vol 33, No 3 (2018) Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in the setting of HIV hyperendemicity at a tertiary hospital in Durban, South Africa Abstract   PDF
S. Gounden, R. Perumal, N. P. Magula
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and comparison of the phenotypic versus genotypic screening tests for the detection of carbapenemases at a tertiary level, academic hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Teena S. M. Thomas, Adriano G. Duse
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Evaluation of a screening chest X-ray programme for the detection of pulmonary tuberculosis in asymptomatic military members Abstract   PDF
Gerhard van der Westhuizen, Mianda Naude, Carin Meyer, Mariette Nel
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Patients’ knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding antibiotic use at a regional hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 2017 Abstract   PDF
K. Ramchurren, Y. Balakrishna, S. Mahomed
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Uptake and cost of influenza vaccines in a private health insured South African population Abstract   PDF
Geetesh Solanki, Morna Cornell, Ratilal Lalloo
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Bacterial infections in hospitalised severely malnourished children in Durban, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Lionel Nyamurenje, Moherndran Archary
 
Vol 33, No 5 (2018) Respiratory infections due to Streptococcus pneumoniae and the influenza virus in South Africans undertaking the Hajj Abstract   PDF
Salim Parker, Anwar A. Hoosen, Charles Feldman, Amgad Gamil, Jerusha Naidoo, Shameema Khan
 
Vol 33, No 2 (2018) HIV-1 RNA testing of pooled dried blood spots is feasible to diagnose acute HIV infection in resource limited settings Abstract   PDF
Wentzel Dowling, Kirsten Veldsman, Mary G. Katusiime, Jean Maritz, Peter Bock, Sue-Ann Meehan, Marije Van Schalkwyk, Mark F. Cotton, Wolfgang Preiser, Gert U. Van Zyl
 
Vol 33, No 2 (2018) Antimicrobial susceptibility of Mycoplasma genitalium isolates from Pretoria, South Africa in 2012 and 2016 Abstract   PDF
Marie C. Le Roux, Maanda Mafunise, Barbara E. de Villiers, Ramalau M. Ditsele
 
Vol 33, No 2 (2018) Factors associated with delivering premature and/or low birth weight infants among pregnant HIV-positive women on antiretroviral treatment at Dr George Mukhari Hospital, South Africa Abstract   PDF
N. N. Gibango, S. Mda, T. S. Ntuli
 
Vol 33, No 2 (2018) Molecular characterisation of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa from a private hospital in Durban, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Cosmos B. Adjei, Usha Govinden, Krishnee Moodley, Sabiha Y. Essack
 
Vol 33, No 1 (2018) The recovery and molecular identification of HAdV-D17 in raw sewage and mussel samples collected in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa Abstract   PDF
Hillary J. Vos, Caroline M. Knox
 
Vol 33, No 1 (2018) Diagnostic and mortality outcomes in a cohort of adult meningitis suspects in KwaZulu-Natal Abstract   PDF
Onke Nonkala, Colleen Aldous, Douglas Wilson
 
Vol 33, No 1 (2018) Invasive and non-invasive group A β-haemolytic streptococcal infections in patients attending public sector facilities in South Africa: 2003–2015 Abstract   PDF
Dylan Barth, Bongani M. Mayosi, Motasim Badri, Andrew Whitelaw, Mark E. Engel
 
Vol 33, No 1 (2018) Trends in diagnostic techniques and factors associated with tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Lesotho, 2010–2015 Abstract   PDF
Eltony Mugomeri, Bisrat S. Bekele, Charles Maibvise, Clemence Tarirai
 
Vol 33, No 1 (2018) Epidemiology of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Africa in review Abstract   PDF
Athumani M. Lupindu
 
Vol 33, No 1 (2018) Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence among haemodialysis patients, sickle cell patients and blood donors at a tertiary hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon Abstract   PDF
Therese Ndomgue, Michel Kengne, Patrick A. Njukeng, Valentine N. Ndze, Damien N. Anong, Tracy M. Masebe, Ubald Tamoufe, Anastasia Y. Bongajum, Daniel Ter Goon, Julius M. Nwobegahay
 
Vol 32, No 4 (2017) Human immunodeficiency virus-related Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumours: South African experience from Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital Abstract   PDF
Sugeshnee Pather, Rosalind D. Wainwright, Faieza Sahid, Thembi Mashele, Eunice J. van den Berg
 
Vol 32, No 4 (2017) Horizontal transfer of OXA-23-carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter species in intensive care units at an academic complex hospital, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Khine Swe Swe-Han, Melendhran Pillay, Desmond Schnugh, Koleka P. Mlisana, Kamaldeen Baba, Manormoney Pillay
 
Vol 32, No 4 (2017) Neonatal sepsis in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital: Clinical features, clinical outcome, aetiology and antibiotic susceptibility pattern Abstract   PDF
Adediwura O. Arowosegbe, David A. Ojo, Iyabode O. Dedeke, Olufunke B. Shittu, Olusola A. Akingbade
 
Vol 32, No 4 (2017) Environmental factors influencing the distribution and prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium in school attenders of ILembe and uThungulu Health Districts, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Nkosinathi Banhela, Myra Taylor, Siphosenkosi G. Zulu, Linnea S. Strabo, Eyrun F. Kjetland, Svein Gunnar
 
Vol 32, No 4 (2017) Anaemia in pregnancy in a setting of high HIV prevalence rates Abstract   PDF
Kay Tunkyi, Jagidesa Moodley
 
Vol 32, No 3 (2017) Evaluation of the Copan eSwab®, a liquid-based microbiology transport system, for the preservation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae at different temperatures Abstract   PDF
Lindy Gumede, Frans Radebe, Duduzile Nhlapo, Venessa Maseko, Tendesayi Kufa-Chakezha
 
Vol 32, No 3 (2017) Incidence and pattern of tuberculosis treatment success rates in different levels of the human development index: a global perspective Abstract   PDF
Salman Khazaei, Shahab Rezaeian, Vali Baigi, Mohammad Saatchi, Leila Molaeipoor, Zaher Khazaei
 
Vol 32, No 3 (2017) HIV risk perception and consistency in condom use among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town, South Africa: a cumulative risk analysis Abstract   PDF
Evans Muchiri, Clifford Odimegwu, Nicole De Wet
 
Vol 32, No 3 (2017) Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in Haemophilus parainfluenzae Abstract   PDF
Regina E. Abotsi, Usha Govinden, Sabiha Y. Essack
 
Vol 32, No 3 (2017) Effectiveness of early initiation of antiretroviral therapy in adults with HIV associated tuberculosis in Lesotho in 2012 Abstract   PDF
Maletsatsi Lenela, Stephen Knight
 
Vol 32, No 3 (2017) The effect of prior antimicrobial therapy for community acquired infections on the aetiology of early and late onset ventilator-associated pneumonia in a level I trauma intensive care unit Abstract   PDF
Yogandree Ramsamy, David J.J. Muckart
 
Vol 32, No 2 (2017) Pathological vestibular symptoms presenting in a group of adults with HIV/AIDS in Johannesburg, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Katijah Khoza-Shangase, Kayla J. Van Rie
 
Vol 32, No 2 (2017) HIV transmission in twin pregnancy: Maternal and perinatal outcomes Abstract   PDF
L. L. Makunyane, J. Moodley, M. J. Titus
 
Vol 32, No 2 (2017) Endo-parasites of public-health importance recovered from rodents in the Durban metropolitan area, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Colleen E. Archer, Christopher C. Appleton, Samson Mukaratirwa, Jennifer Lamb, M. Corrie Schoeman
 
Vol 32, No 2 (2017) Schistosomiasis risk factors based on the infection status among school-going children in the Ndumo area, uMkhanyakude district, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Muhubiri Kabuyaya, Moses J. Chimbari, Tawanda Manyangadze, Samson Mukaratirwa
 
Vol 32, No 2 (2017) An investigation of maternal mortality at a tertiary hospital of the Limpopo province of South Africa Abstract   PDF
Sam T. Ntuli, Mabina Mogale, Francis L.M. Hyera, Shan Naidoo
 
Vol 32, No 1 (2017) The presence and spectrum of bacteria colonising mobile phones of staff and caregivers in high disease burden paediatric and neonatal wards in an urban teaching hospital in Durban, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Raziya Bobat, Moherndran Archary, Melissa Lawler, Sajeeda Mawlana, Kimesh L. Naidoo, Sandra Maphumulo, Yacoob Coovadia
 
Vol 32, No 1 (2017) An HIV-positive status and short term perioperative mortality – a systematic review Abstract   PDF
Yoshan Moodley, Kumeren Govender
 
Vol 32, No 1 (2017) Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice of post-exposure prophylaxis against blood-borne viral infection among dental surgeons in a teaching hospital Abstract   PDF
Mercy Okoh, Birch D. Saheeb
 
Vol 32, No 1 (2017) Relationship between HIV serostatus, CD4 count and rehospitalisation: Potential implications for health systems strengthening in South Africa Abstract   PDF
Yoshan Moodley, Andrew Tomita
 
Vol 32, No 1 (2017) Knowledge, attitudes and practices in the control and prevention of malaria in four endemic provinces of Zambia Abstract   PDF
Nzooma M. Shimaponda-Mataa, Enala Tembo-Mwase, Michael Gebreslasie, Samson Mukaratirwa
 
Vol 31, No 4 (2016) Environmental health factors associated with diarrhoeal diseases among underfive children in the Sebeta town of Ethiopia Abstract   PDF
A. I. Mohammed, Li Zungu
 
Vol 31, No 4 (2016) Epidemiology of cystic fibrosis respiratory pathogens isolated at a South African Hospital, 2006–2010 Abstract   PDF
Vindana Chibabhai, Warren Lowman
 
Vol 31, No 4 (2016) World Health Organisation staging, adherence to HAART and abnormal cervical smears amongst HIV-infected women attending a government hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Appolinaire C. Katumba, Elizabeth Reji, Tabither Gitau, Cindy Firnhaber
 
Vol 31, No 4 (2016) Efavirenz challenge in patients with nevirapine induced Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Abstract   PDF
Thandekile C. Manzini, Bernadett I. Gosnell, Melanie-Anne A. John, Mahomed Y. S. Moosa
 
Vol 31, No 3 (2016) Group B streptococcus colonisation in pregnant women at Dr. George Mukhari Hospital, South Africa Abstract   PDF
M. C. Monyama, J. Y. Bolukaoto, M. O. Chukwu, M. R.B. Maloba, S. R. Moyo, R. T. Mavenyengwa, M. Nchabeleng, S. L. Lebelo
 
Vol 31, No 3 (2016) Pregnant women admitted with urinary tract infections to a public sector hospital in South Africa: Are there lessons to learn? Abstract   PDF
Francois Kamgang, Hopolang Maise, Jagidesa Moodley
 
Vol 31, No 3 (2016) Knowledge and perceptions of antimicrobial stewardship concepts among final year pharmacy students in pharmacy schools across South Africa Abstract   PDF
Marisa Burger, Jaco Fourie, Devin Loots, Tercia Mnisi, Natalie Schellack, Selente Bezuidenhout, Johanna C. Meyer
 
Vol 31, No 3 (2016) Syphilis sero-positivity among pregnant women attending public antenatal clinics: A five-year analysis from 15 public clinics in Gaborone, Botswana Abstract   PDF
A. B. Ganiyu, L. Mason, L. H. Mabuza
 
Vol 31, No 2 (2016) High level of initial default among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in eThekwini health district, KwaZulu-Natal Abstract   PDF
Lindiwe P. Cele, Stephen Knight, Elize Webb, Khin Tint, Thembelihle Dlungwane
 
Vol 31, No 2 (2016) Audiological testing for ototoxicity monitoring in adults with tuberculosis in state hospitals in Gauteng, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Katijah Khoza-Shangase, Megan Stirk
 
Vol 31, No 2 (2016) Retrospective comparison of cytological and histological bone marrow morphology in adult antiretroviral-naïve and antiretroviral experienced human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with peripheral blood cytopaenias Abstract   PDF
Suraya Naidoo, Vincent L. Naicker
 
Vol 31, No 2 (2016) Liver dysfunction as the presenting feature of disseminated cryptococcosis Abstract   PDF
Shailaja Shukla, Jyoti Garg, Gunjan Mahajan, Sunita Sharma
 
Vol 31, No 1 (2016) First outbreak of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus in a haematology unit in Durban, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Yesholata Mahabeer, Warren Lowman, Chetna N. Govind, Khine Swe-Swe-Han, Koleka P. Mlisana
 
Vol 31, No 1 (2016) Maternal HIV infection and preterm delivery outcomes at an urban district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal 2011 Abstract   PDF
Mergan Naidoo, Benn Sartorius, Guy Tshimanga-Tshikala
 
Vol 31, No 1 (2016) Clinico-epidemiological spectrum of melioidosis: a 2-year prospective study in the western coastal region of India Abstract   PDF
Sagar Chandrakar, Meena Dias
 
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