oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - FIDSSA abstracts : original research

Volume 22, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



1. Laboratory testing of sexually transmitted infections in microbicide clinical

2. Automated urine microscopy vs manual microscopy
3. Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of selected bacteraemic pathogens
4. Reduced susceptibility to amikacin in ESBL-producing at Groote Schuur Hospital
5. Accessing essential drugs that don't meet South African GMP : the case for IV artesunate
6. How much do malaria and HIV/AIDS interact?
7. Antibiotic resistance in isolates from poultry in KwaZulu-Natal
8. Cryptococcuria as an incidental finding in a high prevalence setting
9. Efficacy of efavirenz-containing regimen after single dose
10. Outbreak of reduced susceptibility to vancomycin MRSA in a neonatal intensive care unit
11. Diagnostic utility of LED fluorescence microscopy to detect acid-fast bacilli in sputum
12. The prevalence of STIs in HIV-positive versus HIV-negative women screened during the Phase III Carraguard™ clinical trial, at three sites in South Africa
13. An institutional outbreak of hepatitis
14. A surveillance system for influenza-associated admissions in South Africa
15. The effects of different bacterial vaccine preparations on dendritic cell activation and maturation
16. Influenza-associated admissions in South Africa, 2003-2006
18. Comparison of patients admitted to King George V Hospital with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and susceptible TB (STB)
19. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in women presenting for termination of pregnancy (TOP)
20. Co-infections of gonorrhoea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis in adult males in Pretoria
21. Malaria control, experiences from a non-endemic region of South Africa
22. TB in healthcare workers at Tygerberg Academic Hospital, South Africa
23. Staphylococcus aureus from public hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal - infection detection and strain typing
24. Genotypic characterisation of INH resistance in INH mono-resistant and MDR-TB strains from Groote Schuur Hospital
25. Severity of illness score in bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia
26. Community-acquired bacteraemicin Johannesburg
27. Nosocomial invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in South Africa, 2005
28. Cohort study of the safety and efficacy of colistin for multidrug-resistant infections
29. The role of the QuantiFERON TB Gold (QFT-G) test in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in HIV-positive patients
30. Prevalence of and in patients presenting with pneumonia at hospitals in Port Elizabeth
31. Novel inhibitor-resistant beta-lactamases, TEM-145 and TEM-146, from two clinical isolates
32. Vaccine-derived polioviruses
33. It takes two practical examples of how combining recent South African veterinary and human disease control studies could lead to improved zoonoses control and awareness context
34. Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of common uropathogens isolated at Dr George Mukhari (DGM) Hospital Microbiology Laboratory, Pretoria
35. Gene expression patterns of electron transport components in during extended incubation
36. The South African Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme
37. Comparison and correlation of Genotype MTBDR assay to standard growth-based, non-radiometric susceptibility tests (SIRE, MD BacT/Alert 3D) for the detection of rifampicin and isoniazide-resistant strains
38. New combination vaccines
39. The association of IS1133 with an aminoglycoside resistance gene, , in isolates
40. Lamivudine-induced red cell aplasia
41. Challenges in the diagnosis and management of complex infection in South Africa, a country with a high prevalence of tuberculosis
42. Disseminated histoplasmosis : an atypical cutaneous presentation
43. The impact of influenza and RSV on the elderly in Soweto : a hospital perspective
44. bacteraemia : trends in Soweto
45. Prevalence and clinical features of MAC infection in HIV-positive South African children attending Harriet Shezi Clinic, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
46. The aetiology of gastro-enteritis at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital laboratory
47. Candida bacteraemia at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
48. Chlorination and antimicrobial resistance of strains isolated from surface water in the Western Cape
49. Molecular analysis of isolates from South African gold mines
50. Prevalence of active cytomegalovirus infection in HIV-infected patients attending Dr George Mukhari Hospital, Pretoria
51. All that glitters is not gold : the prevalence of STIs and HIV among women at high risk and local men on the West Rand
52. Development and validation of stabilised whole blood cells as quality control reference material for flow cytometry
53. Cervical and oral human papillomavirus (HPV) types in HIV-1 positive and negative women with cervical disease in South Africa
54. Molecular characterisation of methicillin-resistant in South Africa
55. Group B streptococcal aortic valve endocarditis : a case report
56. Chris Hani Baragwanath response to national tuberculosis crisis plan
57. Epidemiology of rubella in South Africa 1998-2006
58. Comparison of paediatric and adult cryptococcal cases in South Africa
59. Disseminated hydatid disease and hepatitis C co-infection in an adult with AIDS
60. Ertapenem-resistant outbreak in PAH
61. Surveillance of sexually transmitted infections in Gauteng province, South Africa : 2000- 2006
62. Characterisation of MDR-TB isolates resistant to second-line drugs from the NHLS TB Referral Laboratory
63. Epidemiology of HIV-related immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
64. A retrospective study of the seroprevalence of syphilis in antenatal admissions at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
65. Update on laboratory containment of poliovirus in South Africa
66. Nevirapine pharmacokinetics in premature infants
67. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of anaerobic bacteria isolated from patients admitted for community-acquired infections at the Johannesburg Hospital
68. Evaluation of the MiscroScan WalkAway SI system for the identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of
69. Rapid prediction of multi-drug resistance in clinical specimens of
70. New vaccine introduction : a public health perspective of the decision-making process
71. Evaluation of an immunocytochemical technique for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion
72. Evaluation of antifungal susceptibility test methods for yeasts using broth microdilution, Etest™ and Fungitest
73. Malaria-related anaemia in pregnancy in an IPT programme setting in Offinso District, Ghana
74. Rotavirus vaccines : to the EPI and beyond
75. Appropriate prescribing of Tamiflu
76. Update on the influenza virus and its epidemiology
77. Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in patients >65 years of age, South Africa, 2005 and 2006
78. Cryptococcal infection of the breast in an HIV-positive patient on highly active antiretroviral therapy : is this IRIS?
79. Distribution of virulence-related genes of entero-aggregative by real time and multiplex PCR in stool samples of HIV-positive and HIV-negative individuals and primary school children in Venda, South Africa
80. All abdomino-pelvic masses are not tuberculous in origin : unusual manifestations of cryptococcosis in advanced HIV disease
81. Influenza vaccination
82. Overview of the polio endgame
83. Evaluation of the syphilis antibody (TA)EIA test for the detection of treponemal antibodies
84. Genetic backgrounds of carbapenem-resistant and susceptible clinical isolates of from two hospitals in Cape Town
85. Epidemiology of from cystic fibrosis patients at Red Cross Children's Hospital, Cape Town
86. Analysis of isolated from sterile sites at Dr George Mukhari Hospital during the period 2000 to 2005
87. Study on changing pattern of Wright, Coombs Wright and 2ME serologic tests during treatment of active brucellosis
88. Cholera in the Northern Cape
89. The clinical significance of coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) isolated from blood
91. Outbreak of neonatal necrotising enterocolitis caused by single clone of in a Johannesburg ICU
92. Dried blood spot testing for DNA HIV PCR 1.5 Amplicor on adult samples
93. The incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) at CH Baragwanath for the period January 2006 to June 2007
94. a rare cause of ventriculitis
95. Comparison of the recovery of mycobacteria from mycobacterial growth indicator tube (MGIT) with that from Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) slope over a 2-month period
96. Symptomatic hyperlactataemia and lactic acidosis at Tygerberg Hospital Adult Infectious Diseases Clinic : incidence, risk factors, clinical manifestations, outcomes and safety of AZT substitution for d4T
97. Weight as a predictor of the development of hyperlactataemia or lactic acidosis in HIV-infected individuals on d4T, 3TC and nevirapine or efavirenz
98. Resistance to antimicrobial drugs in bacteria from companion and production animals in South Africa - are there concerns for human health?
99. Emerging fungal pathogens
100. Molecular epidemiological analysis of a nosocomial outbreak of respiratory syncytial virus-associated pneumonia in a kangaroo mother care unit in South Africa
101. Vaccine-preventable invasive pneumococcal disease, South Africa, 2006
102. Burden of disease in Africa
105. Update on management of XDR-TB
106. The association of serum and mucosal neutralising antibodies to human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16) with HPV-16 infection and cervical disease
107. Flow cytometric analysis of regulatory T cells (Tregs) in HIV-infected patients using cell surface staining

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