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Leptospirosis among hospitalized febrile patients in northern Tanzania.
Antibiotic overuse for acute respiratory tract infections in Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of outpatients and their physicians.
(BMC Fam Pract, 2018-03-01)
BACKGROUND: Acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs) are a common reason for antibiotic overuse worldwide. We previously showed that over 80% of outpatients presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka ...
Etiologies of illness among patients meeting integrated management of adolescent and adult illness district clinician manual criteria for severe infections in northern Tanzania: implications for empiric antimicrobial therapy.
(Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2015-02)
We describe the laboratory-confirmed etiologies of illness among participants in a hospital-based febrile illness cohort study in northern Tanzania who retrospectively met Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illness ...
Invasive fungal infections among organ transplant recipients: results of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET).
(Clin Infect Dis, 2010-04-15)
BACKGROUND: Invasive fungal infections (IFIs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among organ transplant recipients. Multicenter prospective surveillance data to determine disease burden and secular trends are lacking. ...
Etiology of severe non-malaria febrile illness in Northern Tanzania: a prospective cohort study.
(PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2013)
INTRODUCTION: The syndrome of fever is a commonly presenting complaint among persons seeking healthcare in low-resource areas, yet the public health community has not approached fever in a comprehensive manner. In many areas, ...
Utilization of Healthcare in the Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program.
(Clin Infect Dis, 2016-03-15)
BACKGROUND: Assessing healthcare utilization is important to identify weaknesses of healthcare systems, to outline action points for preventive measures and interventions, and to more accurately estimate the disease burden ...
The impact of the developmental timing of trauma exposure on PTSD symptoms and psychosocial functioning among older adults.
(Dev Psychol, 2013-11)
The present study examined the impact of the developmental timing of trauma exposure on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and psychosocial functioning in a large sample of community-dwelling older adults (N = ...
Geographic differences in the prevalence of hypertension in Uganda: Results of a national epidemiological study.
(PloS one, 2018-01)
BACKGROUND:Hypertension accounts for more than 212 million global disability-adjusted life-years, and more than 15 million in sub-Saharan Africa. Identifying factors underlying the escalating burden of hypertension in sub-Saharan ...
Detectable clonal mosaicism from birth to old age and its relationship to cancer.
(Nature genetics, 2012-05-06)
We detected clonal mosaicism for large chromosomal anomalies (duplications, deletions and uniparental disomy) using SNP microarray data from over 50,000 subjects recruited for genome-wide association studies. This detection ...
Prospective surveillance for invasive fungal infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients, 2001-2006: overview of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET) Database.
(Clin Infect Dis, 2010-04-15)
BACKGROUND: The incidence and epidemiology of invasive fungal infections (IFIs), a leading cause of death among hematopoeitic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients, are derived mainly from single-institution retrospective ...