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Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-infected, HAART-naïve Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey
(BioMed Central, 2011-06-30)
Background: The aim of this survey was to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) colonization in HIV-infected, highly active antiretroviral therapy-naïve Ugandan children ...
Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-13)
Background: The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of a written invitation letter to the spouses of new antenatal clinic attendees on attendance by couples and on male partner acceptance of HIV testing ...
Faecal calprotectin concentrations in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based survey
(BioMed Central, 2011-02-02)
Background: Calprotectin is a calcium and zinc binding protein, abundant in neutrophils and is extremely stable in faeces. Faecal calprotectin is used as a non-specific marker for gastrointestinal inflammation. It has a ...
Multiple micronutrient supplementation improves vitamin B12 and folate concentrations of HIV infected children in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2011-05-21)
Background: The effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on vitamin B12 and folate has hither to not been reported in African HIV infected children. This paper describes vitamin B12 and folate status of Ugandan ...
Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on survival of HIV-infected children in Uganda: a randomized, controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2010-06-03)
Background: Micronutrient deficiencies compromise the survival of HIV-infected children in low-income countries. We assessed the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on the mortality of HIV-infected children ...
Zinc status in HIV infected Ugandan children aged 1-5 years: a cross sectional baseline survey
(BioMed Central, 2010-09-21)
Background Low concentrations of serum zinc have been reported in HIV infected adults and are associated with disease progression and an increased risk of death. Few studies have been conducted in HIV infected children ...