oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - 4th FIDSSA Congress : 8-11 September 2011, Durban : poster presentations



The use of Microsens TB-Beads as a means of concentrating from sputum

Prevalence and characterisation of hepatitis B infection in HIV-infected pregnant women at Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
isolates cultured in the presence and absence of oxygen induces cytotoxicity in A549 alveolar epithelial cells
macrolide resistance and molecular subtyping of strains from South Africa
Emerging penem resistance in species: what option left for the therapy of ESBLs?
Evaluation of the EntericBio® Multiplex PCR system for the detection of bacterial enteric pathogens in an academic hospital setting
Shunt-related infections: meningitis in neurosurgery patients in a large referral hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Clinical and diagnostic findings in children involved in an enterovirus meningitis outbreak in the west of Pretoria, South Africa
Hepatitis B serological markers and vaccination coverage in South African healthcare workers
Analysis of common microorganisms isolated at the haematology unit of a central hospital in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The prevalence of cryptococcal meningitis in patients admitted in medical wards at Dr George Mukhari Hospital
The prevalence of cryptococcal meningitis in HIVpositive patients at Dr George Mukhari Hospital, South Africa
Prospective observational study to assess hand skin condition after application of alcohol-based hand-rub solutions
A case of fatal pneumonia and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis caused by in a patient with alcoholic liver disease
Sequence analysis of known resistance conferring genes to fluoroquinolones and aminoglycosides among isolates from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
An evaluation of two microscopy techniques for the detection of in cerebrospinal fluid
Candida species isolated from the oral mucosa from a South African population of HIV-positive women
Impact of rotaviral gastroenteritis outbreaks on nosocomial sepsis rates in a neonatal unit
Rifampicin monoresistant disease among children in Cape Town, South Africa
Zygomycosis mimicking a soft tissue tumour: a case report
Background of new subtypes and variants of hepatitis C virus genotype 4 in South Africa
Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles for community-acquired urinary tract pathogens in Gauteng
Management of an HIV-discordant mother and child
hyperinfection treated with veterinary parenteral ivermectin
The immunological detection of and its association with preterm delivery
The correlation of blood and nasal isolates in patients admitted to the Tygerberg academic complex
Bicytopenia due to immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
Chronic strongyloidiasis with hyperinfection: an institutional threat
Evaluation of an automated immunoassay as a screening test for syphilis
Severe cytomegalovirus pneumonia in an immunocompetent paediatric patient
The South African measles outbreak 2009-2010: experience of a single paediatric hospital in Cape Town
Excellent long-term safety of isoniazid preventive therapy in children with HIV: a randomised controlled trial comparing two dosing schedules
Microbe of the month surveillance tool kit
Colistin antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods for and isolates: a comparison between broth microdilution and Etest®
Comparative evaluation of a generic piperacillintazobactam compound by broth microdilution minimum inhibitory concentration testing
Broth microdilution antimicrobial susceptibility testing of enterococci against linezolid
A review of microorganisms associated with systemic infections in a burns unit at a tertiary level hospital in KwaZulu-Natal
Antifungal susceptibility profile of yeast isolates from sterile sites at a tertiary hospital in South Africa
Adenovirus as an aetiological agent of acute convulsions and encephalopathy
Detection and characterisation of ESBLpositive clinical isolates
Direct identification of Gram-negative bacilli from blood cultures (BacT/Alert) by using the VITEK® 2 system
Characterisation of from symptomatic and asymptomatic men attending a family practice in Pretoria, South Africa
The prevalence of laboratory-confirmed acute hepatitis A infection in Dr George Mukhari Hospital, North of Pretoria
Evaluation of the Affirm® VPIII microbial identification test for the diagnosis of vaginitis and bacterial vaginosis
Acute viral hepatitis A infection with severe hepatic and renal failure
The prevalence and genetic characteristics of betalactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolated from urinary specimens at Dr George Mukharhi Hospital laboratory
prevalence in schoolchildren in the rural Eastern Cape, South Africa
The impact of antiretroviral treatment on cryptococcosis in the Free State: 2006-2010
The prevalence and identification of beta-lactamase-producing isolates at the Dr George Mukhari Hospital laboratory, and the identification of their beta-lactamase genes
Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex viruses and rubella virus in women of childbearing age from northern Pretoria
The usefulness of MTB ACE polymerase chain reaction in detection of from paediatric specimens
Validating the use of rifampicin resistance as a surrogate for multidrug resistance
Drug susceptibility testing for third-line antituberculotic Drugs
Cytotoxic effects and safety profiles of extracts of active medicinal plants from the Eastern Cape, South Africa
Association between a group of genetically related methicillin-resistant isolates and maternity and neonatal services in three hospitals in the Western Cape, South Africa, from January 2007 to December 2008.
Evaluation of the VITEK® 2 anaerobic and card for identification of anaerobic bacteria
Patients with invasive candidiasis, at a referral tertiary hospital in Durban, spectrum and antifungal susceptibility of Candida species isolated from sterile sites
The effect of (L.f.) on the ultrastructure of cell wall and biofilm formation
Antimicrobial profile of non-ESBL-producing urinary Escherichia coli isolates at DGM Laboratory, Pretoria
Improving Infection control through hand hygiene audit in Tygerberg Hospital in South Africa
The incidence of upper respiratory tract infections and influenza-like illness among South African Hajj pilgrims in 2010
Monitoring antimicrobial resistance of at sentinel sites in South Africa
An outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease at Lime Acres in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, 2010
Rapid detection of XDR-TB: comparison of the genotype MTBDRsl assay with indirect second-line susceptibility testing
The identification of complex isolated from specimens submitted to the tuberculosis laboratory at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Durban, using the TB Ag MPT64 Rapid assay
Rapid detection of bacterial enteric stool pathogens: comparison of the enteric biosystem multiplex PCR assay with routine culture
An evaluation of the Genotype MTBDR+ Assay for the rapid and accurate detection of multidrugresistant strains of in extrapulmonary specimens received from patients in high TB burden areas within KwaZulu-Natal
Development of a genotypic test for the detection of Kwazulu-Natal strain of
Invasive group B streptococcal disease in South Africa
Spread of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, including extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, in rural KwaZulu-Natal
Is this the first case of proven HIV transmission via surrogate breastfeeding?
An evaluation of a novel culture supplement to improve growth in liquid medium
Trend analysis of proficiency testing results for bacteriology
Study of monitoring antimicrobial resistance of at sentinel sites in South Africa
Invasive fungal isolates by risk group at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH), 2006-2010
Emerging carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Common microorganisms isolated from endotracheal aspirates of adult patients from the intensive care unit of a central referral hospital, KwaZulu-Natal
Outbreak of a clone of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in multiple wards at a Johannesburg academic hospital
Validation of the Abbot Real-Time High Risk HPV Assay in a Johannesburg institution for detection of high risk HPV in cervical specimens
Clonal distribution of invasive serogroup 6 pneumococcal isolates from children less than five years of age, South Africa, 2007
Nasal carriage of in paediatric outpatients
Second-line drug resistance profiles among death patients of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in South Africa
Recurrent Group B streptococcal infection in a neonate
The Vaccines for Africa Initiative: promoting evidence-based vaccine advocacy in Africa
Building evidence for improving communication about childhood vaccinations in low- and middle-income countries
Vaginal microbicides for prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections: systematic review and meta-analysis
Increased risk of pneumococcal pneumonia among HIV and influenza co-infected patients hospitalized with pneumonia in South Africa, 2009-2010


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