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To test or not: occurrence of sickle cell trait and assessment of the awareness toward its screening among patients attending Magale Health Center IV, Namisindwa District, Eastern Uganda
(Dove Press, 2018-11-21)
Purpose: To evaluate the occurrence of sickle cell trait (SCT), assess patient awareness and evaluate the performance of a sickle cell hemoglobin-S (dithionate-qualitative solubility) point- of-care test among patients ...
Prevalence and associated factors of bed bug infestations (Cimex lectularius) in lubaga division, Kampala capital city, Uganda
(open access text, 2019-04-18)
Background: There has been an increasing public health concern as a result of bed bug infestation, with devastating effects on health and quality of life in Uganda. This study provided the first community-based report on ...
Perspective for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus colonization, Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns and Risk factors for Colonization among People Living with HIV at Nyenga Hospital, Buikwe District, in Central Uganda
(open access pub, 2018-07-31)
Background: Colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is recognized as an association towards development of infections that may cause of morbidity among people living with Human Immunodeficiency ...
Prevalence and factors associated with hyperglycaemia among children under-five years of age at holy innocents childrens’ hospital, mbarara district, south-western Uganda
(open access text, 2018-08-13)
Background: Childhood hyperglycaemia is a critical observation because of its links to complications ranging from prolonged hospitalisation to mortality. This study reports the prevalence, clinical patterns and factors ...
Haematological Parameters of Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care at Nakaseke Hospital, Central Uganda
(cient periodique, 2018-12-03)
Introduction Establishment of haematological ranges is key to laboratory diagnoses and management of pregnancy-related complications. The parameters to a large extent ought to be population-based, never the less, there ...
Prevalence, morphological characterization, and associated factors of anemia among children below 5 years of age attending St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, Gulu District, Northern Uganda
(Dove Press, 2018-10-30)
Aim/objective: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, severity, morphological characterization, and the associated factors of anemia among children under the age of 5 years at St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, ...
Performance of Epidemic Preparedness and ResponseCommittees to Disease Outbreaks in Arua District,West Nile Region
The Epidemic Preparedness and Response Committees (EPPRCs) are at the heart of preventing outbreaks from becoming epidemics by controlling the spread. Evidence-based information regarding factors associated with the ...
To Know and to Act:
(Austin publishing Group, 2018-07-19)
Assessment of the diagnostic performance of TrueHb ® point-of-care hemometer compared with Sysmex i3 analyzer among patients at International Hospital Kampala, Uganda
(Dove Press, 2019-04-01)
Aim/Objective: To assess the diagnostic performance of TrueHb ® point-of-care (POC) hemometer compared with Sysmex i3 analyzer at International Hospital Kampala, Uganda. Materials and methods: We analyzed ethylenediami ...
Laboratory assessment of SD Bioline HIV/ Syphilis Duo Kit among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic Mayuge Health Center III, East central Uganda
(BMC Research Notes, 2019-04-25)
Objective: Efforts to dual eradication of mother-to-child transmission of human immune deficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis have improved in the previous decades. This has however been hindered by limited validation ...