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Identification of Old World Leishmania species by PCR–RFLP of the 7 spliced leader RNA gene and reverse dot blot assay
A geographical approach to identify sleeping sickness risk factors in a mangrove ecosystem
Human papillomavirus type distribution among women with cervical pathology – a study over 4 years at Jimma Hospital, southwest Ethiopia
Substandard emergency obstetric care – a confidential enquiry into maternal deaths at a regional hospital in Tanzania
Access to maternal and perinatal health services: lessons from successful and less successful examples of improving access to safe delivery and care of the newborn
Diagnosis of cryptococcal and tuberculous meningitis in a resource-limited African setting
Contextual risk factors for regional distribution of Japanese encephalitis in the People's Republic of China
A comparative epidemiological study of hepatitis B and hepatitis D virus infections in Yanomami and Piaroa Amerindians of Amazonas State, Venezuela
Growth response to antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected children: a cohort study from Lilongwe, Malawi
The challenge of promoting safe sex at sites where persons meet new sex partners in Jamaica: results of the Kingston PLACE randomized controlled trial
Modelling social reality: limitations to measuring the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural households
Response by the authors
Non-typhoidal Salmonella rates in febrile children at sites in five Asian countries
Using the three delays model to understand why newborn babies die in eastern Uganda
Fighting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria: one world, one partnership
What is new in HIV/AIDS research in developing countries?
Tuberculosis research update
Recent advances in HIV/AIDS
Safety and immunogenicity of a multigene multiclade HIV-I DNA plasmid vaccine boosted with heterologous HIV-I MVA among healthy volunteers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Safety profile of a multigene, multiclade HIV-I DNA plasmid vaccine boosted with HIV-I MVA among healthy volunteers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Heterologous vaccination regimen using recombinant BCG, ovine atadenovirus and modified vaccinia virus Ankara induces potent HIV-specific T cell responses in macaques
Tolerance and viral dynamics after short-course of nevirapine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) to delivering women and neonates: TEmAA ANRS 12109 Trial - Step 2
Hepatitis B and C viral co-infections among HIV-infected treatment naïve participants recruited in HIV-1 molecular diversity cross-sectional survey, Western Kenya
Prevalence and risk factors for HIV and syphilis among fishing populations of Uganda: A capacity development project for HIV prevention research
Expanding the world's largest HIV drug resistance database, EuResist, into an African context
Reducing loss to follow-up in the Comtru Project
Association between HIV-infection and infertility in Rwanda: A case-control study
Prevalence of HPV and association with other STIs among high-risk women in Kigali, Rwanda
Anti-inflammatory cytokines and haematological indices in HIV and HBV seropositive adults with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
Molecular detection of chemokine ligand 3-like 1 (CCL3L1, MIP-1αp Or LD78β) gene copy number amongst HIV-1 positive patients in Khartoum, Sudan
Strategies for nevirapine initiation in HIV-infected children taking paediatric fixed-dose combination ‘baby pills’ in Zambia: A randomised controlled trial
Pharmacokinetics of nevirapine in young children during combined ART and rifampicin-containing antituberculosis treatment
Single-dose fluconazole versus standard two weeks therapy for oropharyngeal candidiasis in HIV-infected patients: A randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled trial
High prevalence of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions in women on antiretroviral therapy in Cameroon: Is targeted screening feasible?
Prevalence of intravaginal practices in EDCTP cohorts in Uganda and Tanzania
Sexual risk behaviour and risk perception among female sex workers enrolled in a microbicide feasibility study in Kampala, Uganda
Perceptions and practices regarding microbicides: a baseline survey of the Dakar Institute of Social Hygiene
Barriers to adherence to clinical appointments in a free urban HIV care facility. A case of the Infectious Diseases Institute Kampala, Uganda
The effect of pregnancy on adherence to HAART among HIV-infected South African women: A pharmacy claims-based analysis
Risk of coronary heart disease based on ratio of total cholesterol to high density lipoprotein in HIV-infected ARV naïve patients
HLA alleles and KIR genes frequencies in HIV-2 infected individuals from two cohorts in West Africa
Prediction of antiretroviral therapy outcomes in poor resource countries: Comparison between genotype resistance testing based vs. treatment history models
The effect of rifampicin on clinical outcomes in patients treated with efavirenz-containing HAART
HIV prevalence and risk factors in a community-based sample of female sex workers, Kigali, Rwanda
Ethnobotanic survey, cytotoxicity, in vitro study and identification of anti-HIV1 active compounds from plants used in Congolese pharmacopoeia
Pattern of IFN-g T cell responses to HIV-1 and their association to CD4 counts and viral load trajectory in acute and early HIV-1 infection
Prevalence of neutralising antibody responses in chronic clades A and D HIV-1 infections
Domestic violence among HIV/AIDS patients attending Nsambya Hospital HIV Chronic Care Clinic
Assessment of awareness, attitude and perceptions of students on HIV vaccine trials at the University of Dar es Dalaam (main campus), Tanzania
Stigma related factors and patients' compliance on antiretroviral therapy: Listening to the voices of the healthcare providers in Tanzania
Factors associated with HIV infection and pregnancy at screening in a feasibility study to prepare for future HIV prevention trials in northwest Tanzania
Ethical-legal challenges in conducting HIV prevention trial research with adolescents: A South African case study of tool development
Episodic viremia during suppressive antiretroviral therapy: Impact on treatment outcomes in Nigerian patients
Prophylaxis and treatment of malaria in HIV-infected populations
Clinical pharmacology for global health - A North-South partnership
Efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy induced hepatotoxicity among Ethiopian patients
Paradoxical tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome and its management in HIV/TB co-infected patients commencing antiretroviral therapy in Kampala, Uganda
Molecular epidemiology of HIV-I dual infection in monogamous and polygamous sexual partners in Uganda
InfCare HIV - A health-informatic tool for improvement of HIV clinical care and research in Africa
Recent advances in Malaria
Artemisinin combination therapies (ACTs) for uncomplicated malaria in African children: The 4ABC trial, preliminary results
Randomised trial of the efficacy and safety of PQ in combination with DHA or SP for seasonal IPT in Senegalese children
Efficacy and safety of quinine versus. Artemether-lumefantrine in uncomplicated malaria during pregnancy, Mbarara, Uganda
Intermittent preventive therapy post-discharge (IPTpd): An innovative approach in the prevention of rebound severe malaria anaemia and mortality in young children
Pfnhe polymorphisms and Plasmodium falciparum sensitivity to quinine in Mali
Haemoglobin S and C protect children under five 5 years living in the Saponé Health District (Burkina Faso) against the malaria infection
Genetic identification of Plasmodium falciparum parasite virulence markers according to local populations
Regulatory T cells in sympatric ethnic groups with different susceptibility to malaria in Burkina Faso
Overuse of artemisinin combination therapy in Mto wa Mbu (River of mosquitoes), an area misinterpreted as high endemic for malaria
Complement utilisation in children with severe malarial anaemia
Malaria vaccine GMZ2 pre-clinical selection and clinical development
Phase Ib randomised controlled double-blind trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of 30 and 100 μg GMZ2 candidate malaria vaccine in Gabonese children aged 1–5 years
Baseline epidemiological study in preparation for a Phase IIb proof of concept efficacy study of GMZ2 candidate malaria vaccine in children aged 12–84 months
Facing the challenge of building malaria clinical trials site in developing country: Achievements and lessons from the Balonghin malaria vaccine trial centre in Burkina Faso
Application of real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction ‘qPCR’ in antimalarial drug trial
In vitro chemosensitisation of antimalarials by verapamil and probenecid in Plasmodium falciparum
Towards understanding the mechanisms of lumefantrine resistance
Cytokine gene polymorphism analysis in children exposed to malaria and/or helminths infections in Zimbabwe
Ascaris lumbricoides as a risk factor for P. falciparum malaria infection during pregnancy in Lambaréné, Gabon
The Afro-immuno assay multi-centre network project and capacity building for malaria vaccine development in Africa
The ADRB assay: a new tool, correlated with clinical protection from Plasmodium falciparum malaria, to test malaria vaccine
Decreased percentage of plasmacytoid dendritic cells and increased plasma levels of interferon α in Fulani children with Plasmodium falciparum infection in Mali
HIV-I infection increases the risk of severe malaria in semi-immune adults in Zambia
Variation in cytochrome P450 CYP2C19/CYP2C9 and efficacy of chlorproguanil and dapsone
Efficacy of a mosaic long lasting insecticide net; Permanet®3.0, against wild populations of resistant Culex quinquefasciatus in experimental huts in Togo, West Africa
Micronutrient deficiencies erratically induce polarisation towards either of the two arms of type I and type II cytokine response in Plasmodium falciparum infection
Clinical diagnosis or microscopy under any circumstances? Outpatient case management of malaria in a rural African district
Hematological parameters changes in children less than 6 years living in malaria endemic area: Implication for future malaria vaccine trials
Antibodies to malaria vaccine candidates and chloroquine or SP treatment efficacy in an endemic area of Burkina Faso
Malaria morbidity in a high and seasonal malaria transmission assessed through different methods
The best approach to retreating patients with recurrent malaria in the era of artemisinin based combination therapy
Comparative efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine, artesunate plus amodiaquine and artesunate plus amodiaquine plus chlorpheniramine (artemoclo)
Risk of hemolysis after chlorproguanil-dapsone + artesunate treatment in G6pd deficient infants
Malaria vaccines for Africa - Experience of AMANET R&D
Spatial distribution and temporal dynamics of clinical malaria cases in a western Kenya highland site
Recent advances in Tuberculosis
An international multicentre controlled clinical trial to evaluate high-dose rifapentine and a quinolone in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis (RIFAQUIN)
Partnering to support research capacity in TB endemic countries
Similarity between pulmonary tuberculosis and pulmonary nocardiosis
A Phase II, randomised study to evaluate the protective efficacy against TB disease of MVA85A in HIV-infected adults in South Africa, Senegal, and The Gambia
A Phase I TB vaccine trial in Ethiopia as a platform for capacity building for TB vaccine trials in east Africa
Low rate of antituberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity in Tanzanian hospitalised pulmonary tuberculosis patients
Assessment of DNA stability in urine from healthy adults in Mbeya, Tanzania
The prevalence of tuberculosis infection and disease among adolescents in Western Kenya: Preparation for future TB vaccine trials
A mobile field site as a model for enrolment and follow up in a tuberculosis incidence cohort in adolescents, Western Kenya, in preparation for future vaccine trials
The magnitude of childhood tuberculosis in Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania: A retrospective study from regional TB program registry
A prospective cohort study to evaluate incidence of tuberculosis in infants, Western Kenya
New drugs against tuberculosis: Problems, progress, and evaluation of agents in clinical development
Response to treatment in sputum smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in relation to HIV in Kano, Nigeria
Comparison of smear microscopy, solid culture and liquid culture for monitoring treatment response in pulmonary TB
Induction of antigen specific multifunctional T cells after vaccination with the live recombinant tuberculosis vaccine VPM1002 in a Phase I clinical trial
Mycolic acid antibody real-time inhibition test demonstrates that anti-mycolic acid antibodies are surrogate markers for active tuberculosis
Novel approach to address the tuberculosis treatment regime
Dominant Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes in Nigeria
Estimates of genetic variability of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and its association with drug resistance and treatment outcomes in Tanzania
Spatial analysis of tuberculosis in an urban west-African setting: is there evidence of clustering?
Sharing experiences and optimising South-to-South collaboration in preparing resource-limited sites for vaccine trials: The TB vaccine sites
CDC's Tuberculosis Trials Consortium
Complementary role of Mycobacterium w immunotherapy for treating tuberculosis: a systematic review
Validation of bleach treated smears for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
Pulmonary tuberculosis among health care workers in Ibadan, Nigeria
Widespread fluoroquinolone sale in northern Tanzania: A potential threat for fluoroquinolone use in tuberculosis treatment
Modulatory activities of antioxidants against the toxicity of rifampicin
Improving diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in resource-limited settings
Understanding the consent of research participants in an enterotoxigenic vaccines trial (in HIV seropositive people) in Misisi, Lusaka
The Central Africa Network of Excellence on Clinical Research (CANTAM)
Mapping of ethics review and trial regulatory capacity in sub-Saharan Africa: The MARC project
Transitioning from ATM to PACTR: leading the way in prospective clinical trials registration in Africa
Ownership and stewardship of outcomes of clinical research conducted in sub-Saharan Africa
A new tool for quantifying laboratory commodities: the Botswana experience
The importance of introducing quality practices in clinical research
Establishment of an HIV vaccine cohort among clandestine female sex workers in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: situation analysis of sexual and reproductive health and HIV needs