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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Lineth Garcia; Laurence Flevaud; Fabiana Alves; Elena Sulleiro; Faustino Torrico; Alejandro G. Schijman; Juan Carlos Ramirez; Joaquim Gascon; Marcelo Rodríguez; Cristina Alonso-Vega; ...
    Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
    Project: WT

    Real-Time PCR (qPCR) testing is recommended as both a diagnostic and outcome measurement of etiological treatment in clinical practice and clinical trials of Chagas disease (CD), but no external quality assurance (EQA) program provides performance assessment of the assa...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
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    Authors:
    Jesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti; Catherine O. Falade; Chinenye Afonne; Mohamadou Siribié; Melba Gomes; IkeOluwapo O. Ajayi; Ayodele Samuel Jegede; Armande K. Sanou;
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    Background. Children aged <5 years were enrolled in a large study in 3 countries of sub-Saharan Africa because they had danger signs preventing them from being able to take oral medications. We examined compliance and factors associated with compliance with referral adv...

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  • Abstract Tamarind seeds are not consumed despite their high antioxidative activity. In this study, 0–10% tamarind seed powder (TSP) was incorporated into mango juice and cookies. Total phenolics (Folin–Ciocalteu assay), antioxidant activity (2,2‐diphenyl‐1 picrylhydrazy...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Dipak Naker; Karen Devries; Praveetha Patalay; Louise Knight; Elizabeth Allen; Kelly Clarke;
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    Publisher: BMJ
    Project: WT

    OBJECTIVE: To explore patterns of physical, emotional and sexual violence against Ugandan children. DESIGN: Latent class and multinomial logistic regression analysis of cross-sectional data. SETTING: Luwero District, Uganda. PARTICIPANTS: In all, 3706 primary 5, 6 and 7...

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  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jayne Ellis; Agnes N Kiragga; Kenneth Ssebambulidde; David B. Meya; Ivan Segawa; Kelvin M. Abuga; Lillian Tugume; Vivian Nakate; Anthony Kayiira;
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    Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    <jats:p>Background: Despite the high infectivity of SARS-CoV-2, the incidence of COVID-19 in Africa has been slower than predicted. We aimed to investigate a possible association between parasitic infections and COVID-19. Methods: An ecological study in which we analyse...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    D. Thiemele; G. Vangu Paka; T. Ayala-Silva; M. Ruas; Christophe Jenny; B. Dowiya; C. Tossou; B. Effa effa; J. Adeka; H. Duvergey; ...
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    Publisher: HAL CCSD

    Abstract Unraveling the genetic diversity held in genebanks on a large scale is underway, due to advances in Next-generation sequence (NGS) based technologies that produce high-density genetic markers for a large number of samples at low cost. Genebank users should be i...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
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    Authors:
    Sam Ogwang; Srinand Sreevatsan; Jesca Nakavuma; Sylvia I. Wanzala; Sylvia I. Wanzala; Dominic A. Travis; Praiscillia Kia;
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    Publisher: American Society for Microbiology

    <jats:p> Bovine tuberculosis (BTB), a zoonotic infection of cattle caused by <jats:italic>Mycobacterium bovis</jats:italic> , results in losses of $3 billion to the global agricultural industry and represents the fourth most important livestock disease worldwide. <jats:...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Lidia Justino Mondlane; Chris Ntege; Mavis Ntombifuthi Ginindza-Mdluli; Richard Harding; Eunice Garanganga; Matthew J Allsop; Edward Mukooza; Richard A. Powell; Eve Namisango; Eve Namisango; ...
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    Context Sub-Saharan Africa faces an increasing incidence and prevalence of life-limiting and life-threatening conditions. These conditions are associated with a significant burden of pain linked to high morbidity and disability that is poorly assessed and undertreated. ...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Eric Comte; Paul Atangana; Laurence Marie Toutous Trellu; Earnest Njih Tabah; Didier Junior Mboua; Geneviève Ehounou; Barbara Rusch; Patrick Nkemenang; Jean-François Etard; Yolanda Mueller;
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    Background Clinical diagnosis of Buruli ulcer (BU) due to Mycobacterium ulcerans can be challenging. We aimed to specify the differential diagnosis of skin lesions in a BU endemic area. Method We conducted a prospective diagnostic study in Akonolinga, Cameroon. Patients...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016
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    Authors:
    Florent Okry; Paul Kibwika; Haroon Sseguya; Gabriel Karubanga;
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    Publisher: Informa UK Limited

    Agricultural extension is perceived as the primary mechanism through which farmers expand their ability to adopt and adapt new technologies and ideas. The use of Information and Communication Technology like videos in extension is being fronted as an alternative to the ...

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