Browsing by Author "Hestvik, Elin"
Helicobacter pylori and faecal calprotectin in apparently healthy and HIV-infected Ugandan children Hestvik, Elin (The University of Bergen, 2012-02-03)Abstract Gastrointestinal dysfunction, often presenting as diarrhoea, is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality among children in low-income countries. It is estimated that 56% of child deaths were attributable ...Doctoral thesis
Helicobacter pylori in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based cross sectional survey Hestvik, Elin; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Kaddu-Mulindwa, Deogratias H.; Ndeezi, Grace; Grahnquist, Lena; Olafsdottir, Edda; Tumwine, James K. (BioMed Central, 2010-06-16)Background Helicobacter pylori is one of the most common causes of bacterial infection in human beings. Studies have showed a high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori among people in low-income countries and colonization ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-infected, HAART-naïve Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey Hestvik, Elin; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Ndeezi, Grace; Grahnquist, Lena; Olafsdottir, Edda; Tumwine, James K.; Kaddu-Mulindwa, Deogratias H. (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 ...Peer reviewedJournal article