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2015

2015

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Chapters in books

Gabriels, G.A. 2015. Nutritional supplement commodification and consequence to sport. In D. Chatziefstathiou and A.K. Talentino (eds), Sporting Boundaries, Sporting Events and Commodification, pp. 75-100. Oxford, UK: Inter-disciplinary Press. ISBN 9781848883888.

Khumalo, N. 2015. Skin disorders. In D.F. Wittenberg (ed), Coovadia's Paediatrics & Child Health, pp. 729-747. 6th edition. South Africa: Oxford University Pess Southern Africa. ISBN 9780195988437.

 

Encyclopaedia entries

Benatar, S.R. 2015. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, pp. 633-639. Netherlands: Elsevier Inc. ISBN 9780080970875.

 

Peer-reviewed Journals (DoE Accredited)

Benatar, S.R. 2015. The humanistic side of medical education. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(1): 3-3.

 

Benatar, S.R. 2015. Reflections on ethical challenges associated with the Ebola epidemic. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(12): 1012-1013.

 

Kenyon, C. and Buyze, J. 2015. No association between gender inequality and peak HIV prevalence in developing countries - an ecological study. Aids Care, 27(2): 150-159.

 

Abay, E., Van Der Westuizen, J.H., Swart, K.J., Gibhard, L., Lawrence, N., Dambuza, N., Wiesner, L., Wilhelm, A. and Pravin, K. 2015. Efficacy and pharmacokinetic evaluation of a novel anti-malarial compound (NP046) in a mouse model. Malaria Journal, 14: 8(7pp).

 

Abdissa, A., Olsen, M.F., Yilma, D., Tesfaye, M., Girma, T., Christiansen, M., Hagen, C.M., Wiesner, L., Castel, S.A., Aseffa, A., McIlleron, H., Pedersen, C., Friis, H. and Andersen, A.B. 2015. Lipid-based nutrient supplements do not affect efavirenz but lower plasma nevirapine concentrations in Ethiopian adult HIV patients. HIV Medicine, 16: 403-411.

 

Abraham, S. and Symons, G.J. 2015. Non-pharmacological management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(9): 789.

 

Abrahams, M.N. 2015. Gout and hyperuricaemia. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(12): 1078(3pp).

 

Abrahams, Z., Dave, J.A., Maartens, G. and Levitt, N. 2015. Changes in blood pressure, glucose levels, insulin secretion and anthropometry after long term exposure to antiretroviral therapy in South African women. AIDS Research and Therapy, 12(24): 1-6.

 

Adams, M., De Kock, C., Smith, P.J., Land, K.M., Liu, N., Hopper, M., Hsiao, A., Burgoyne, A., Stringer, T., Meyer, M., Wiesner, L., Chibale, K. and Smith, G.S. 2015. Improved antiparasitic activity by incorporation of organosilane entities into half-sandwich ruthenium(II) and rhodium(III) thiosemicarbazone complexes. Dalton Transactions, 44: 2456-2468.

 

Adams, S., Ehrlich, R.I., Baatjies, R., Van Zyl Smit, R., Said-Hartley, Q.M., Dawson, R. and Dheda, K. 2015. Incidence of occupational latent tuberculosis infection in South African healthcare workers. European Respiratory Journal, 45: 1364-1373.

 

Adjuik, M.A., Allan, R., Anvikar, A.R., Ashley, E.A., Ba, M.S., Barennes, H., Barnes, K.I., Bassat, Q., Baudin, E., Bjorkman, A. and Bompart, F. 2015. The effect of dosing strategies on the therapeutic efficacy of artesunate-amodiaquine for uncomplicated malaria: A meta-analysis of individual patient data. BMC Medicine, 13(66): 1-19.

 

Adler, D., Wallace, M., Bennie, T., Abar, B., Sadeghi, R., Bekker, L., Williamson, A.-L. and Meiring, T. 2015. High risk human papillomavirus persistence among HIV-infected young women in South Africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 33: 219-221.

 

Adler, Y., Charron, P., Imazio, M., Badano, L.P., Baron-Esquivias, G., Bogaerts, J., Brucato, A., Gueret, P., Klingel, K., Lionis, C., Maisch, B., Mayosi, B.M., Pavie, A., Ristic, A.D., Tenas, M.S., Seferovic, P.M., Swedberg, K. and Tomkowski, W. 2015. 2015 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases: The task force for the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases of the European society of cardiology (ESC). European Heart Journal, 36: 2921-2964.

 

Allie, S., Stanley, A., Bryer, A., Meiring, M. and Combrinck, M.I. 2015. High levels of von Willebrand factor and low levels of its cleaving protease, ADAMTS13, are associated with stroke in young HIV-infected patients. International Journal of Stroke, 10(8): 1294–1296.

 

Allwood, B. and Calligaro, G.L. 2015. Pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an African perspective. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(9): 789.

 

Allwood, B.W., Goldin, J., Said-Hartley, Q.M., Van Zyl-Smit, R., Calligaro, G.L., Esmail, A., Beyers, N. and Bateman, E.D. 2015. Assessment of previous tuberculosis status using questionnaires, chest X-rays and computed tomography scans. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 19(12): 1435-1440.

 

Amaral, A.F.S., Coton, S., Kato, B., Tan, W.C., Studnicka, M., Janson, C., Gislason, T., Mannino, D.M., Bateman, E.D., Buist, S.A. and Burney, P.G.J. 2015. Tuberculosis associates with both airflow obstruction and low lung function: BOLD results. European Respiratory Journal, 46(4): 1104-1112.

 

Aminde, L.N., Takah, N.F., Dzudie, A., Bonko, N.M., Awungafac, G., Teno, D., Mbuagbaw, L. and Sliwa, K. 2015. Occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in a health district in Cameroon: Assessment of the knowledge and practices of nurses. PLoS One, 10(4): e0124416(12pp).

 

Andrews, J.R., Hatherill, M., Mahomed, H., Hanekom, W.A., Campo, M., Hawn, T., Wood, R. and Scriba, T.J. 2015. The dynamics of QuantiFERON-TB gold in-tube conversion and reversion in a cohort of South African adolescents. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 191(5): 584-591.

 

Antel, K.R., Singh, N., Chisholm, B.S. and Heckmann, J.M. 2015. Encephalopathy after persistent vomiting: three cases of non-alcohol-related Wernickes encephalopathy. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(6): 442-443.

 

Antel, K.R., Panieri, E. and Novitzky, N. 2015. Role of splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in the era of new second-line therapies and in the setting of a high prevalence of HIV-associated ITP. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(4): 408-412.

 

Ataklte, F., Erqou, S., Kaptoge, S., Taye, B., Echouffo-Tcheugui, J.B. and Kengne, A.P. 2015. Burden of undiagnosed hypertension in Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hypertension, 65: 291-298.

 

Atiase, Y., Farni, K., Plange-Rhule, J., Luke, A., Bovet, P., Forrester, T.E., Lambert, E.V., Levitt, N., Kliethermes, S., Cao, G., Durazo-Arvizu, R.A., Cooper, R.S. and Dugas, L. 2015. A comparison of indices of glucose metabolism in five black populations: data from modeling the epidemiologic transition study (METS). BMC Public Health, 15: 895(10pp).

 

Atkinson, P., Bowra, J., Lambert, M., Lamprecht, H., Noble, V. and Jarman, B. 2015. International Federation for emergency Medicine point of care ultrasound curriculum. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 17(2): 161-170.

 

Ayina, C.N.A., Sobngwi, E., Essouma, M., Noubiap, J.J., Boudou, P., Ngoa, L.S.E. and Gautier, F. 2015. Osteoprotegerin in relation to insulin resistance and blood lipids in sub-Saharan African women with and without abdominal obesity. Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, 7: 47(4pp).

 

Bachmann, M.O., Timmerman, V. and Fairall, L. 2015. Effect of antiretroviral treatment on the risk of tuberculosis during South Africa's programme expansion. AIDS, 29(17): 2261-2268.

 

Barnes, K.I., Workman, L., Ashley, E.A., Aweeka, F. and Bassat, Q. 2015. Artemether-lumefantrine treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis of day 7 lumefantrine concentrations and therapeutic response using individual patient data. BMC Medicine, 13: 227(19pp).

 

Barnes, K.I., Abdulla, S., Adam, I. and d'Alessandro, U. 2015. Clinical determinants of early parasitological response to ACTs in African patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria: a literature review and meta-analysis of individual patient data. BMC Medicine, 13: 212(16pp).

 

Barnes, K.I., Workman, L., Anstey, N., Price, R.N. and Davis, T.M.E. 2015. The effect of dose on the antimalarial efficacy of artemetherlumefantrine: a systematic review and pooled analysis of individual patient data. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 15: 692-702.

 

Barth, D., Zuhlke, L., Joachim, A., Hoegger, T., Mayosi, B.M. and Engel, M.E. 2015. Effect of distance to health facility on the maintenance of INR therapeutic ranges in rheumatic heart disease patients from Cape Town: no evidence for an association. BMC Health Services Research, 15: 219(7pp).

 

Barth, D., Mayosi, B.M., Jabar, A. and Engel, M.E. 2015. Prevalence of group a streptococcal disease in North and Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 5: e008646(5pp).

 

Basera, W., Botha, M., Gray, C.L., Lunjani, N., Watkins, A., Venter, c., Allen, K.J., Hlela, C., Zar, H.J. and Levin, M. 2015. The South African food sensitisation and food allergy population-based study of IgE-mediated food allergy: validity, safety, and acceptability. Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, 115: 113-119.

 

Bateman, E.D., Jithoo, A., Adams, D., Barnes, E., Freeman, J., Hayes, A., Hlengwa, S., Johannisen, C., Koopman, M., Louw, I., Ludick, I. and Storbeck, J. 2015. Gaps in using bronchodilators, inhaled corticosteroids and influenza vaccine among 23 high- and low-income sites. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 19(1): 21-30.

 

Bateman, E.D., Chapman, K.R., Singh, D., D'Urzo, A., Molins, E., Leselbaum, A. and Gil, E.G. 2015. Aclidinium bromide and formoterol fumarate as a fixed-dose combination in COPD: pooled analysis of symptoms and exacerbations from two six-month, multicentre, randomised studies (ACLIFORM and AUGMENT). Respiratory Research, 16: 92(13pp).

 

Bateman, E.D., Buhl, R., O'Byrne, P.M., Humbert, M., Reddel, H.K., Sears, M., Jenkins, C., Harrison, T., Quirce, S., Peterson, S. and Eriksson, G. 2015. Development and validation of a novel risk score for asthma exacerbations: the risk score for exacerbations. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 135(6): 1457-1464.

 

Bateman, E.D., Esser, D., Chirila, C., Fernandez, M., Fowler, A., Moroni-Zentgraf, P. and Fitzgerald, J.M. 2015. Magnitude of effect of asthma treatments on asthma quality of life questionnaire and asthma control questionnaire scores: systematic review and network meta-analysis. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 136: 914-922.

 

Bateman, E.D., Bousquet, P.J., Aubier, M., Bredenbroker, D. and O'Byrne, P. 2015. Roflumilast for asthma: efficacy findings in non-placebo-controlled comparator and dosing studies. Pulmonary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 35: S11-S19.

 

Bateman, E.D., Reddel, H.K., Van Zyl Smit, R. and Agusti, A. 2015. The asthma-COPD overlap syndrome: towards a revised taxonomy of chronic airways diseases? Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 3: 719-728.

 

Bateman, K.J., Rogers, C. and Meyer, E. 2015. An approach to acute vertigo. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(8): 694-695.

 

Beale, M.A., Sabiit, W., Robertson, E.J., Fuentes-Cabrejo, K.M., O'Hanlon, S.J., Jarvas, J.N., Loyse, A., Meintjes, G., Harrison, T., May, R.C., Fisher, M.C. and Bicanic, T. 2015. Genotypic diversity is associated with clinical outcome and phenotype in cryptococcal meningitis across Southern Africa. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9(6): e0003847(18pp).

 

Bedeker, W., Lachman, A.S., Borkum, M., Hellenberg, D.A. and Cupido, C. 2015. Impact of transthoracic echocardiography at district hospital level. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(10): 817-822.

 

Bekker, L., Johnson, L.F., Cowan, F.M., Overs, C., Besada, D., Hillier, S. and Cates, W. 2015. Combination HIV prevention for female sex workers: what is the evidence? Lancet, 385: 72-87.

 

Bekker, L., Johnson, L.F., Wallace, M. and Hosek, S. 2015. Building our youth for the future. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 18: 20027(7pp).

 

Bekker, L., Gill, K. and Wallace, M. 2015. Pre-exposure prophylaxis for South African adolescents: what evidence? SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(11): 907-911.

 

Belard, S., Heuvelings, C., Janssen, S. and Grobusch, M. 2015. Bedaquiline for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, 13(5): 535-553.

 

Bernstein, D.I., Bateman, E.D., Woodcock, A., Toler, W., Forth, R., Jacques, L., Nunn, C. and O'Byrne, P.M. 2015. Fluticasone furoate (FF)/vilanterol (100/25 mcg or 200/25 mcg) or FF (100 mcg) in persistent asthma. Journal of Asthma, 52(10): 1073-1083.

 

Beyrer, C., Crago, A., Bekker, L., Butler, J., Shannon, K., Kerrigan, D., Decker, M.R., Baral, S., Poteat, T. and Wirtz, A.L. 2015. An action agenda for HIV and sex workers. Lancet, 385: 287-301.

 

Bicanic, T., Bottomley, C., Loyse, A., Brouwer, A., Muzoora, C., Taseera, K., Jackson, A., Phulusa, J., Hosseinipour, M., van der Horst, C., Limmathurotsakul, D., White, N., Wilson, D., Wood, R., Meintjes, G., Harrison, T.S. and Jarvis, J.N. 2015. Toxicity of amphotericin B deoxycholate-based induction therapy in patients with HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(12): 7224-7231.

 

Bigna, J.J., Noubiap, J.J., Agbor, A.A., Plottel, C.S., Billong, S.C., Ayong, A.P. and Koulla-Shiro, S. 2015. Early mortality during initial treatment of tuberculosis in patients co-infected with HIV at the Yaounde Central Hospital, Cameroon: an 8-year retrospective cohort study (2006-2013). PLoS One, 10(7): e0132394(13pp).

 

Blockman, M. 2015. Adverse drug events - why we care. Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 28(4): 248-250.

 

Blom, D. 2015. South African Dyslipidaemia Guideline Consensus Statement: a joint statement from the South African Heart Association (SA Heart) and the Lipid and Atherosclerosis Society of Southern Africa (LASSA). South African Family Practice (Geneeskunde: The Medicine Journal), 57(2): 22-31.

 

Blom, D., Djedjos, C.S., Monsalvo, M.L., Bridges, I., Wasserman, S.M., Scott, R. and Roth, E. 2015. Effects of evolocumab on vitamin E and steroid hormone levels: results from the 52-week, phase 3, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled Descartes study. Circulation Research, 117: 731-741.

 

Bloomfield, G., Alenezi, F., Barasa, A.F., Lumsden, R., Mayosi, B.M. and Velazquez, E.J. 2015. Human immunodeficiency virus and heart Failure in low- and middle-income countries. JACC: Heart Failure, 3(8): 579-590.

 

Boeree, M.J., Diacon, A., Dawson, R., Narunsky, K., Du Bois, J., Venter, A., Phillips, P.P.J., Gillespie, S., McHugh, T., Hoelscher, M., Heinrich, N., Rehal, S. and PanACEA Consortium, P. 2015. A dose-ranging trial to optimize the dose of rifampin in the treatment of tuberculosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 191(9): 1058-1065.

 

Boggild, A.K., Esposito, D.H., Kozarsky, P.E., Ansdell, V., Beeching, N.J., Campion, D., Castelli, F., Caumes, E., Chappuis, F., Cramer, J.P., Gkrania-Klotsas, E., Grobusch, M.P., Hagmann, S., Hynes, N.A., Lim, P.L., Lopez-Velez, R., Malvy, D.J.M., Mendelson, M., Parola, P., Sotir, M., Wu, H.M. and Hamer, D.H. 2015. Differential diagnosis of illness in travelers arriving from Sierra Leone, Liberia, or Guinea: a cross-sectional study from the geosentinel surveillance network. Annals of Internal Medicine, 162: 757-764.

 

Bohm, M., Schumacher, H., Linz, D., Reil, J.-C., Lonn, E., Teo, K., Ukena, C., Sliwa, K., Schmieder, R.E., Sleight, P. and Yusuf, S. 2015. Low resting heart rates are associated with new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with vascular disease: results of the ONTARGET/TRANSCEND studies. Journal of Internal Medicine, 278: 303-312.

 

Bohm, M., Schumacher, H., Schmieder, R.E., Mann, J.F.E., Teo, K., Lonn, E., Sleight, P., Mancia, G., Linz, D., Mahfoud, F., Ukena, C., Sliwa, K., Bakris, G. and Yusuf, S. 2015. Resting heart rate is associated with renal diseaseoutcomes in patients with vascular disease: results of the ONTARGET and TRANSCEND studies. Journal of Internal Medicine, 278: 38-49.

 

Bohm, M., Schumacher, H., Leong, D., Mancia, G., Unger, T., Schmieder, R., Custodis, F.F., Diener, H., Laufs, U., Lonn, E.M. and Sliwa, K. 2015. Systolic blood pressure variation and mean heart rate is associated with cognitive dysfunction in patients with high cardiovascular risk. Hypertension, 65: 651-661.

 

Botha-Scheepers, S. and Sarembock, B.D. 2015. Infections in the management of rheumatic diseases: an update. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(12): 1076(3pp).

 

Bowness, R., Boeree, M.J., Aarnoutse, R., Dawson, R., Diacon, A., Mangu, C.D., Heinrich, N., Ntinginya, E.N., Kohlenberg, A., Mtafya, B., Phillips, P.P.J., Rachow, A., Plemper van Balen, G. and Gillespie, S.H. 2015. The relationship between mycobacterium tuberculosis MGIT time to positivity and cfu in sputum samples demonstrates changing bacterial phenotypes potentially reflecting the impact of chemotherapy on critical sub-populations. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 70: 448-455.

 

Boyd, M.A., Moore, C.L., Molina, J.-M., Wood, R., Madero, J., Wolff, M., Ruxrungtham, K., Losso, M., Renjifo, B., Teppler, H. and Kelleher, A. 2015. Baseline HIV-1 resistance, virological outcomes, and emergent resistance in the SECOND-LINE trial: an exploratory analysis. Lancet HIV, 2: e42-e51.

 

Boyles, T.H. and Wasserman, S. 2015. Diagnosis of bacterial infection. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(5): 419-421.

 

Boyles, T.H., Davis, K., Crede, T., Malan, J., Mendelson, M. and Lesosky, M. 2015. Blood cultures taken from patients attending emergency departments in South Africa are an important antibiotic stewardship tool, which directly influences patient management. BMC Infectious Diseases, 15: 410(7pp).

 

Boyles, T.H. 2015. Ebola: personal view from the field Sierra Leone. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(12): 1008-1009.

 

Boyles, T.H. 2015. Ceftolozane-tazobactam versus levofloxacin in urinary tract infection. Lancet, 386(10000): 1241

 

Boyles, T.H., Hughes, J., Meintjes, G., Burton, R., Cox, V. and Mendelson, M. 2015. False-positive Xpert MTB/RIF assays and previous treatment. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 19(4): 495-496.

 

Boyles, T.H. 2015. Priorities in Ebola researcha view from the field. Lancet, 385(9962): 23.

 

Brink, A.J., Cotton, M., Feldman, C., Finlayson, H., Friedman, R., Green, R., Hendson, W., Hockman, M.H., Maartens, G., Madhi, S.A., Reubenson, G., Silverbauer, E.J. and Zietsman, I.L. 2015. Updated recommendations for the management of upper respiratory tract infections in South Africa. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(5): 345-352.

 

Brouwer, E.D., Watkins, D.A., Olson, Z.D., Goett, J., Nugent, R.A. and Levin, C. 2015. Provider costs for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular and related conditions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. BMC Public Health, 15: 1183(17pp).

 

Brulhart-Meynet, M., Braunersreuther, V., Brinck, J., Montecucco, F., Prost, J., Thomas, A., Galan, K., Pelli, G., Pedretti, S., Vuilleumier, N., Mach, F., Lecour, S., James, R.W. and Frias, M.A. 2015. Improving reconstituted HDL composition for efficient post-ischemic reduction of ischemia reperfusion injury. PLoS One, 10(3): e0119664(16pp).

 

Buhl, R., Maltais, F., Abrahams, R., Bjermer, L., Derom, E., Ferguson, G.T., Flezar, M., Hebert, J., McGarvey, L., Pizzichini, E., Reid, J., Veale, A., Gronke, L., Hamilton, A., Korducki, L., Tetzlaff, K., Waitere-Wijker, S., Watz, H. and Bateman, E.D. 2015. Tiotropium and olodaterol fixed-dose combination versus mono-components in COPD (GOLD 2-4). European Respiratory Journal, 45: 969-979.

 

Burton, R. 2015. Ebola: experiences from the field Liberia. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(12): 1006-1008.

 

Cabrera, D.G., Douelle, F., Le Manach, C., Han, Z., Paquet, T., Taylor, D., Njoroge, M., Lawrence, N., Wiesner, L., Waterson, D., Witty, M.J., Wittlin, S., Street, L.J. and Chibale, K. 2015. Structure-activity relationship studies of orally active antimalarial 2,4-diamino-thienopyrimidines. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 58: 7572-7579.

 

Caleyachetty, R., Echouffo-Tcheugui, J.B., Tait, C.A., Schilsky, S., Forrester, T.E. and Kengne, A.P. 2015. Prevalence of behavioural risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adolescents in low-income and middle-income countries: an individual participant data meta-analysis. Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 3: 535-544.

 

Calitz, C., Gous, C., Viljoen, J., Steenekamp, J., Wiesner, L., Abay, E. and Hamman, J. 2015. Herb-drug pharmacokinetic interactions: transport and metabolism of indinavir in the presence of selected herbal products. Molecules, 20: 22113-22127.

 

Calligaro, G.L., Theron, G., Khalfey, H., Peter, J., Meldau, R., Matinyenya, B., Davids, M., Smith, L., Pooran, A., Lesosky, M., Esmail, A., Miller, M., Piercy, J.L., Michell, W.L., Dawson, R., Raine, R.I., Joubert, I. and Dheda, K. 2015. Burden of tuberculosis in intensive care units in Cape Town, South Africa, and assessment of the accuracy and effect on patient outcomes of the Xpert MTB/RIF test on tracheal aspirate samples for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: a prospective burden of disease study with a nested randomised controlled trial. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 3: 621-630.

 

Calligaro, G.L. and Gray, D. 2015. Lung function abnormalities in HIV-infected adults and children. Respirology, 20: 24-32.

 

Camara, A., Balde, N.M., Sobngwi-Tambekou, J., Kengne, A.P., Diallo, M.M., Tchatchoua, A.P.K., Kake, A., Sylvie, N., Balkau, B., Bonnet, F. and Sobngwi, E. 2015. Poor glycemic control in type 2 diabetes in the South of the Sahara: the issue of limited access to an HbA1c test. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 108: 187-192.

 

Campbell, M.M., Susser, E., de Vries, J., Baldinger, A., Sibeko, G., Mndini, M.M., Mqulwana, S.G., Ntola, O.A., Ramesar, R.S. and Stein, D.J. 2015. Exploring researchers experiences of working with a researcher-driven, population-specific community advisory board in a South African schizophrenia genomics study. BMC Medical Ethics, 16: 45(9pp).

 

Cannon, C.P., Cariou, B., Blom, D., McKenney, J.M., Lorenzato, C., Pordy, R., Chaudhari, U. and Colhoun, H.M. 2015. Efficacy and safety of alirocumab in high cardiovascular risk patients with inadequately controlled hypercholesterolaemia on maximally tolerated doses of statins: the ODYSSEY COMBO II randomized controlled trial. European Heart Journal, 36: 1186-1194.

 

Castro, M., Zangrilli, J., Wechsler, M., Bateman, E.D., Brusselle, G.G., Bardin, P., Murphy, K., Maspero, J.F., O'Brien, C. and Korn, S. 2015. Reslizumab for inadequately controlled asthma with elevated blood eosinophil counts: Results from two multicentre, parallel, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trials. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 3: 355-366.

 

Celum, C., Delany-Moretlwe, S., McConnell, M., Van Rooyen, H., Bekker, L., Kurth, A., Bukusi, E.A., Desmond, C., Morton, J. and Baeten, J. 2015. Rethinking HIV prevention to prepare for oral PrEP implementation for young African women. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 18(3): 20227(10pp).

 

Chervinsky, P., Meltzer, E.O., Busse, W., Ohta, K., Bardin, P., Bredenbroker, D. and Bateman, E.D. 2015. Roflumilast for asthma: safety findings from a pooled analysis of ten clinical studies. Pulmonary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 35: S28-S34.

 

Chigutsa, E., Pasipanodya, J.G., Visser, M.M.E., van Helden, P., Smith, P.J., Sirgel, F.A., Gumbo, T. and McIlleron, H. 2015. Impact of nonlinear interactions of pharmacokinetics and MICs on sputum bacillary kill rates as a marker of sterilizing effect in tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(1): 38-45.

 

Chin, A. and Phiri, T. 2015. An anteroseptal accessory pathway in a patient with Dextrocardia and Situs Inversus. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 26(6): 692-693.

 

Chin, A. 2015. Management of rheumatic atrial fibrillation. SA Heart, 12: 152-155.

 

Chirouze, C., Alla, F., Fowler Jr, V.G., Sexton, D.J., Corey, G.R., Chu, V.H., Wang, A., Erpelding, M.L., Durante-Mangoni, E.M., Fernndez-Hidalgo, N., Giannitsioti, E., Hannan, M.M., Lejko-Zupanc, T., Miro, J., Muoz, P., Murdoch, D.R., Tattevin, P., Tribouilloy, C., Hoen, B., Commerford, P.J., Commerford, A., Deetlefs, E., Hansa, C., Ntsekhe, M. and ICE Prospective Investigators, N./.A. 2015. Impact of early valve surgery on outcome of staphylococcus aureus prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: analysis in the international collaboration of endocarditisprospective cohort study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 60(5): 741-749.

 

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Theron, G., Jenkins, H.E., Cobelens, F., Abubakar, I., Khan, A.J., Cohen, T. and Dowdy, D.W. 2015. Data for action: collection and use of local data to end tuberculosis. Lancet, 386: 2324-2333.

 

Theron, G., Peter, J., Zijenah, L., Chanda, D., Mangu, C.D., Clowes, P., Rachow, A., Lesosky, M., Hoelscher, M., Pym, A., Mwaba, P., Mason, P.R., Naidoo, P., Pooran, A., Sohn, H., Pai, M., Stein, D.J. and Dheda, K. 2015. Psychological distress and its relationship with non-adherence to TB treatment: a multicentre study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 15: 253(12pp).

 

Tikly, M., Hodkinson, B. and Dheda, K. 2015. Biologic therapy for rheumatoid arthritis in developing countries - a place for non-TNF inhibitors as first-line treatment? Rheumatology, 54: 208-209.

 

Tindana, P., de Vries, J., Campbell, M.M., Littler, K., Seeley, J., Marshall, P., Troyer, J., Ogundipe, M., Alibu, V.P., Yakubu, A. and Parker, M. 2015. Community engagement strategies for genomic studies in Africa: a review of the literature. BMC Medical Ethics, 16: 24(12pp).

 

Torrado, E., Fountain, J.J., Liao, M., Tighe, M., Reiley, W.W., Lai, R., Meintjes, G., Pearl, J.E., Chen, X., Zak, D.E., Thompson, E.G., Aderem, A., Ghilardi, N., Solache, A., McKinstry, K.K., Strutt, T.M., Wilkinson, R.J., Swain, S.L. and Cooper, A.M. 2015. Interleukin 27R regulates CD4+ T cell phenotype and impacts protective immunity during Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Journal of Experimental Medicine, 212(9): 1449-1463.

 

Torres, M., Garcia-Garcia, L., Cruz-Hervert, P., Guio, H., Carranza, C., Ferreyra-Reyes, L., Canizales, S., Molina, S., Ferreira-Guerrer, E., Tellez, N., Montero-Campos, R., Delgado-Sanchez, G., Mongua-Rodriguez, N., Sifuentes-Osornio, J., Ponce-de-Leon, A., Sada, E., Young, D.B. and Wilkinson, R.J. 2015. Effect of isoniazid on antigen-specific interferon-γ secretion in latent tuberculosis. European Respiratory Journal, 45: 473-482.

 

Uthman, O.A., Wiysonge, C., Ota, O., Nicol, M.P., Hussey, G.D., Ndumbe, P.M. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. Increasing the value of health research in the WHO African Region beyond 2015 - reflecting on the past, celebrating the present and building the future: a bibliometric analysis. BMJ Open, 5: e006340(70pp).

 

van Dam, J., Musuku, J., Zuhlke, L., Engel, M.E., Nestle, N., Tadmor, B., Spector, J. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. An open-access, mobile compatible, electronic patient register for rheumatic heart disease (eRegister) based on the World Heart Federations framework for patient registers. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 26(6): 227-233.

 

van der Leeuw, J., Visseren, F.L.J., Woodward, M., Zoungas, S., Kengne, A.P., van der Graaf, Y., Glaziou, P., Hamet, P., Macmahon, S., Poulter, N., Grobbee, D.E. and Chalmers, J. 2015. Predicting the effects of blood pressure-lowering treatment on major cardiovascular events for individual patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus results from action in diabetes and vascular disease: preterax and diamicron MR controlled evaluation. Hypertension, 65: 115-121.

 

van der Straten, A., Montgomery, E.T., Musara, P., Etima, J., Naidoo, S., Laborde, N., Hartmann, M., Levy, L., Bennie, T., Cheng, H., Piper, J., Grossman, C., Marrazzo, J. and Mensch, B. 2015. Disclosure of pharmacokinetic drug results to understand nonadherence. AIDS, 29: 2161-2171.

 

Van Der Walt, I., Swanepoel, C.R., Mahala, B. and Meyers, A.M. 2015. Important complications of chronic kidney disease. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(4): 1-4.

 

Van Der Watt, J., Benatar, M.G., Harrison, T.B., Carrara, H. and Heckmann, J.M. 2015. Isoniazid exposure and pyridoxine levels in human immunodeficiency virus associated distal sensory neuropathy. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 19(11): 1312–1319.

 

van der Westhuizen, F.H., Sinxadi, P., Dandara, C., Smuts, I., Riordan, G.T.M., Meldau, S., Malik, A.N., Sweeney, M.G., Tsai, Y., Towers, G.W., Louw, R., Gorman, G., Payne, B., Soodyall, H. and Pepper, M.S. 2015. Understanding the Implications of Mitochondrial DNA variation in the health of black Southern African populations: the 2014 Workshop. Human Mutation, 36: 569-571.

 

van der Westhuyzen, R., Winks, S., Wilson, C., Boyle, G., Gessner, R.K., de Melo Soares, C., Taylor, D., De Kock, C., Njoroge, M., Brunschwig, C., Lawrence, N., Rao, S.P.S., Sirgel, F.A., van Helden, P., Seldon, R., Moosa, A., Warner, D., Arista, L., Manjunatha, U.H., Smith, P.W., Street, L.J. and Chibale, K. 2015. Pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyridine-1,3(2H)-diones: a novel antimycobacterial class targeting mycobacterial respiration. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 58: 9371-9381.

 

Van Zyl Smit, R., Naidoo, J., Wainwright, H.C., Said-Hartley, Q.M., Davids, M., Goodman, H.T., Rogers, S. and Dheda, K. 2015. HIV associated Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia: a clinical, histological and radiographic study from an HIV endemic resource-poor setting. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 15: 38(7pp).

 

Van Zyl Smit, R. 2015. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in South Africa: Under-recognised and undertreated. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(9): 785.

 

Vandekerckhove, S., Van Herreweghe, S., Willems, J., Danneels, B., Desmet, T., De Kock, C., Smith, P.J., Chibale, K. and D'Hooghe, M. 2015. Synthesis of functionalized 3-, 5-, 6- and 8-aminoquinolines via intermediate (3-pyrrolin-1-yl)- and (2-oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)quinolines and evaluation of their antiplasmodial and antifungal activity. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 92: 91-102.

 

Veale, C.G.L., Edkins, A.L., de la Mare, J.-A., De Kock, C., Smith, P.J. and Khanye, S. 2015. Facile synthesis and biological evaluation of assorted indolyl-3-amides and esters from a single, stable carbonyl nitrile intermediate. Tetrahedron Letters, 56: 1860-1864.

 

Venter, W.D.F., Cowan, F.M., Black, V., Rebe, K. and Bekker, L. 2015. Pre-exposure prophylaxis in Southern Africa: feasible or not? Journal of the International AIDS Society, 18(Suppl 3): 19979(7pp).

 

Verguet, S., Olson, Z.D., Babigumira, J.B., Desalegn, D., Johansson, K.A., Kruk, M.E., Levin, C., Nugent, R.A., Pecenka, C., Shrime, M.G., Memirie, S.T., Watkins, D.A. and Jamison, D.T. 2015. Health gains and financial risk protection afforded by public financing of selected interventions in Ethiopia: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis. The Lancet Global Health, 3: e288-e296.

 

Vermaak, J., Dave, J.A., Levitt, N. and Heckmann, J.M. 2015. Sensory neuropathy and metabolic risk factors in human immune deficiency virus infected South Africans receiving protease inhibitors. AIDS Research and Therapy, 12: 30(7pp).

 

Viviers, P.J. and Van Zyl-Smit, R. 2015. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease diagnosis and classification of severity. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(9): 786-788.

 

Walker, N.F., Brown, C.S., Youkee, D., Baker, P., Williams, N., Kalawa, A., Russell, K., Samba, A.F., Bentley, N., Koroma, F., King, M.B., Parker, B.E., Thompson, M., Boyles, T.H., Healey, B., Kargbo, B., Bash-Taqi, D., Simpson, A.J., Kamara, A., Kamara, T.B., Lado, M., Johnson, O. and Brooks, T. 2015. Evaluation of a point-of-care blood test for identification of Ebola virus disease at Ebola holding units, Western Area, Sierra Leone, January to February 2015. Eurosurveillance, 20(12): 21073(6pp).

 

Walker, N.F. and Whitty, C.J.M. 2015. Tackling emerging infections: clinical and public health lessons from the West African Ebola virus disease outbreak, 2014-2015. Clinical Medicine, 15(5): 457-460.

 

Watermeyer, G. and Thomson, S.R. 2015. Granulomas at initial diagnosis of Crohns disease signal a poor outcome. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105(6): 480-483.

 

 

Watkins, D.A., Mvundura, M., Nordet, P. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. A cost-effectiveness analysis of a program to control rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Pinar del Rio, Cuba. PLoS One, 10(3): e0121363(12pp).

 

Werfalli, M., Raubenheimer, P.J., Engel, M.E., Peer, N., Kalula, S.Z., Kengne, A.P. and Levitt, N. 2015. Effectiveness of community-based peer-led diabetes self-management programmes (COMP-DSMP) for improving clinical outcomes and quality of life of adults with diabetes in primary care settings in low and middle-income countries (LMIC): a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 5: e007635(4pp).

 

Wicht, K., Combrinck, J.M., Smith, P.J. and Egan, T.J. 2015. Bayesian models trained with HTS data for predicting b-haematin inhibition and in vitro antimalarial activity. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 23: 5210-5217.

 

Wilhelm, A., Kendrekar, P., Noreljaleel, A., Abay, E., Bonnet, S.L., Wiesner, L., De Kock, C., Swart, K.J. and van der Westhuizen, J. 2015. Syntheses and in vitro antiplasmodial activity of aminoalkylated chalcones and analogues. Journal of Natural Products, 78: 1848-1858.

 

Wilkinson, K., Walker, N.F., Meintjes, G., Deffur, A., Nicol, M.P., Skolimowska, K.H., Matthews, K., Tadokera, R., Seldon, R.R., Maartens, G., Rangaka, M.X., Besra, G.S. and Wilkinson, R.J. 2015. Cytotoxic mediators in paradoxical HIV-tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome. Journal of Immunology, 194: 1748-1754.

 

Wilkinson, R.J. 2015. Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, 14(8): 511–512.

 

Williams, P., Petersen, Z., Sorsdahl, K., Mathews, C., Everett-Murphy, K. and Parry, C. 2015. Screening and brief interventions for alcohol and other drug use among pregnant women attending midwife obstetric units in Cape Town, South Africa: a qualitative study of the views of health care professionals. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health, 60: 401-409.

 

Yako, Y.Y., Echouffo-Tcheugui, J.B., Balti, E.V., Matsha, T.E., Sobngwi, E., Erasmus, R.T. and Kengne, A.P. 2015. Genetic association studies of obesity in Africa: a systematic review. Obesity Reviews, 16: 259-272.

 

Yako, Y.Y., Madubedube, J.H., Kengne, A.P., Erasmus, R.T., Pillay, T. and Matsha, T.E. 2015. Contribution of ENPP1, TCF7L2, and FTO polymorphisms to type 2 diabetes in mixed ancestry ethnic population of South Africa. African Health Sciences, 15(4): 1149-1160.

 

Youkee, D., Brown, C.S., Lilburn, P., Shetty, N., Brooks, T., Simpson, A., Bentley, N., Lado, M., Kamara, T.B., Walker, N.F. and Johnson, O. 2015. Assessment of environmental contamination and environmental decontamination practices within an Ebola holding unit, Freetown, Sierra Leone. PLoS One, 10(12): e0145167(10pp).

 

Yulyana, y., Ho, I.A., Sia, K.C., Newman, J.P., Toh, X., Endaya, B.B., Chan, J.K.Y., Gnecchi, M., Huynh, H., Chung, A.Y.F. and Lim, K. 2015. Paracrine factors of human fetal MSCs inhibit liver cancer growth through reduced activation of IGF-1R/PI3K/Akt signaling. Molecular Therapy, 23(4): 746-756.

 

Zar, H.J., Bateman, E.D., Potter, P.C., Bousquet, J., Schunemann, H.J. and Fonseca, J. 2015. MACVIA-ARIA Sentinel NetworK for allergic rhinitis (MASK-rhinitis): the new generation guideline implementation. Allergy, 70: 1372-1392.

 

Zemlin, A.E., Matsha, T.E., Kengne, A.P. and Erasmus, R.T. 2015. Derivation and validation of an HbA1c optimal cutoff for diagnosing prediabetes in a South African mixed ancestry population. Clinica Chimica Acta, 448: 215-219.

 

Zuhlke, L., Engel, M.E., Karthikeyan, G., Rangarajan, S., Mackie, P., Cupido, B.J., Mauff, K., Islam, S., Joachim, A., Daniels, R., Francis, V., Ogendo, S., Gitura, B., Mondo, C., Okello, E., Lwabi, P., Al-Kebsi, M.M., Hugo-Hamman, C., Sheta, S.S., Haileamlak, A., Daniel, W., Goshu, D.Y., Abdissa, S.G., Desta, A.G., Shasho, B.A., Begna, D.M., ElSayed, A., Ibrahim, A.S., Musuku, J., Bode-Thomas, F., Okeahialam, B.N., Ige, O., Sutton, C., Misra, R., Fadl, A.A., Kennedy, N., Damasceno, A., Sani, M., Ogah, O., Olunuga, T., Elhassan, H.M.M., Mocumbi, A.O., Adeoye, A.M., Mntla, P., Ojji, D., Mucumbitsi, J., Teo, K., Yusuf, S. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. Characteristics, complications, and gaps in evidence-based interventions in rheumatic heart disease: the Global Rheumatic Heart Disease Registry (the REMEDY study). European Heart Journal, 36: 1115-1122.

 

Zuhlke, L., Engel, M.E., Watkins, D.A. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. Incidence, prevalence and outcome of rheumatic heart disease in South Africa: a systematic review of contemporary studies. International Journal of Cardiology, 199: 375-383.

 

Zumla, A., Maeurer, M., Moll, G. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. Host-directed therapies for tuberculous pericarditis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 32: 30-31.

 

Peer-reviewed Journals (not DoE Accredited)

 

Abrahams-Gessel, S., Denman, C., Montano, C.M., Gaziano, T., Levitt, N.S., Rivera-Andrade, A., Carrasco, D.M., Zulu, J., Khanam, M.A. and Puoane, T. 2015. The training and fieldwork experiences of community health workers conducting population-based, noninvasive screening for CVD in LMIC. Global Heart, 10(1): 45–54.

 

Abrahams-Gessel, S., Denman, C., Montano, C.M., Gaziano, T.A., Levitt, N., Rivera-Andrade, A., Carrasco, D.M., Zulu, J., Khanam, M.A. and Puoane, T. 2015. Training and supervision of community health workers conducting population-based, noninvasive screening for CVD in LMIC: Implications for scaling up. Global Heart, 10(1): 39-44.

 

Aleckovic-Halilovic, M., Nel, D. and Woywodt, A. 2015. Granulomatous interstitial nephritis: a chameleon in a glabalized world. Clinical Kidney Journal, 8(5): 511–515.

Aminde, L., Dzudie, A., Takah, N.F., Ngu, K.B., Sliwa, K. and Kengne, A.P. 2015. Current diagnostic and treatment strategies for Lutembacher syndrome: the pivotal role of echocardiography. Cardiovascular Medicine, 5(2): 122–132.

 

Benatar, S.R. 2015. Explaining and responding to the Ebola epidemic. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, 10(5): 1-3.

 

Boateng, M., Corrigall, A.V., Sturrock, E.D. and Meissner, P.N. 2015. Characterisation of the flavin adenine dinucleotide binding region of Myxococcus xanthus protoporphyrinogen. Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports, 4: 306–311.

 

Botha, J. and Thomson, S.R. 2015. The Chicago classification simplified. The South African Gastroenterology Review, 2: 19-22.

 

Burton, R., Giddy, J. and Stinson, K. 2015. Prevention of mother-to-child transmission in South Africa: an ever-changing landscape. Obstetrics Medicine, 8(1): 5-12.

 

Chin, A., Healey, J.S., Ribas, C. and Nair, G.M. 2015. Delayed AICD therapy and cardiac arrest resulting from undersensing of ventricular fibrillation in a subject with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy-a case report. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal, 15: 121-124.

 

Chughlay, M.F., Kramer, N., Werfalli, M., Spearman, W., Engel, M.E. and Cohen, K. 2015. N-acetylcysteine for non-paracetamol drug-induced liver injury: A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 4(84): 1-6.

 

de Jager, C.A. 2015. Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about dementia in an urban Xhosa-speaking community in South Africa. Advanced in Alzheimer's Disease, 4: 21-36.

 

de Vries, J., Abayomi, A., Littler, K., Madden, E., McCurdy, S.A., Oukem-Boyer, O.O.M., Seeley, J., Staunton, C., Tangwa, G., Tindana, P. and Troyer, J. 2015. Addressing ethical issues in H3Africa research the views of research ethics committee members. The HUGO Journal, 9(1): 1-4.

 

Essouma, M. and Noubiap, J.J. 2015. Therapeutic potential of folic acid supplementation for cardiovascular disease prevention through homocysteine lowering and blockade in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Biomarker Research, 3(24): 1–11.

 

Everett-Murphy, K. and Webb, D. 2015. Brief behavioural change counselling and motivational interviewing to elicit healthy behavioural change. South African Journal of Diabetes, 8(4): 26-29.

 

Fokom-Domgue, J., Combescure, C., Fokom-Defo, V., Tebeu, P.M., Vassilakos, P., Kengne, A.P. and Petigna, P. 2015. Performance of alternative strategies for primary cervical cancer screening in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies. The BMJ, 351: h3084(11pp).

 

Gabriel, M.S., Sonderup, M.W., Locketz, M.L., Bernon, M., Thomson, D., Gogela, N., Du Toit, J.M., Muller, E. and Spearman, W. 2015. A toxic brew. The South African Gastroenterology Review, 13(2): 30-32.

 

Guewo-Fokeng, M., Sobngwi, E., Atogho-Tiedeu, B., Donfack, O.S., Noubiap, J.J., Ngwa, E.N., Mato-Mofo, E.P., Fosso, P.P., Djahmeni, E., Djokam-Dadjeu, R. and Evehe, M.B. 2015. Contribution of the TCF7L2 rs7903146 (C/T) gene polymorphism to the susceptibility to type 2 diabetes mellitus in Cameroon. Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders, 14(26): 1-5.

 

Johnson, T.D., Grainger Gasser, A., Boardman, C., Remenyi, B., Wyber, R. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. The 5 x 5 path toward rheumatic heart disease control outcomes from the third rheumatic heart disease forum. Global Heart, 10(1): 75-78.

 

Kakande, B., Isaacs, T., Muloiwa, R., Dlamini, S.K. and Lehloenya, R.J. 2015. Case Report: Stevens-Johnson syndrome following a single double dosing of nevirapine-containing regimen once in an HIV-infected woman on long-term antiretroviral therapy. F1000 Research, 4: 175(5pp).

 

Katsidzira, L. and Thomson, S.R. 2015. The epidemiology of colorectal cancer in South Africa: Room for improvement. The South African Gastroenterology Review, 13(2): 25-28.

 

Lowe, D.M., Bangani, N.M., Goliath, R.T., Kampmann, B., Wilkinson, K., Wilkinson, R.J. and Martineau, A. 2015. Effect of antiretroviral therapy on HIV-mediated impairment of the neutrophil antimycobacterial response. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 12(11): 1627-1637.

 

Manohar, S., Pavan, V.S., Taylor, D., Kumar, D., Ponnan, P., Wiesner, L. and Rawat, D.S. 2015. Highly active 4-aminoquinoline-pyrimidine based molecular hybrids as potential next generation antimalarial agents. The Royal Society of Chemistry, 5: 28171-28186.

 

Marais, S. and Wilkinson, R.J. 2015. Are the present doses of anti Tubercular drugs adequate for severe disease? EBioMedicine, 2: 1572–1573.

 

Masconi, K., Echouffo-Tcheugui, J.B., Matsha, T.E., Erasmus, R.T. and Kengne, A.P. 2015. Predictive modeling for incident and prevalent diabetes risk evaluation. Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 10(3): 277-284.

 

Masconi, K., Matsha, T.E., Echouffo-Tcheugui, J.B., Erasmus, R.T. and Kengne, A.P. 2015. Reporting and handling of missing data in predictive research for prevalent undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review. EPMA Journal, 6(7): 1-11.

 

Mbuli, L., Mapiye, D. and Okpechi, I.G. 2015. Lupus nephritis is associated with poor pregnancy outcomes in pregnant SLE patients in Cape Town: A retrospective analysis. Pan African Medical Journal, 22: 365(10pp).

 

Moorhouse, M., Bekker, L., Black, V., Conradie, F., Harley, B., Howell, P., Maartens, G., Papavarnavas, T., Rebe, K., Sorour, G., Venter, W.D. and Wallis, C. 2015. Guideline on the management of occupational andnon-occupational exposure to the humanimmunodeficiency virus and recommendations forpost-exposure prophylaxis: 2015 Update. South African Journal of HIV Medicine, 16(1): 399(14pp).

 

Muloiwa, R., Kagina, B., Engel, M.E. and Hussey, G.D. 2015. The burden of pertussis in low- and middle-income countries since the inception of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in 1974: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 4: 62(7pp).

 

Nansseu, J.R. and Noubiap, J.J. 2015. Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Thrombosis Journal, 13(38): 1-10.

 

Nashidengo, P.M., Gool, F. and Thomson, S.R. 2015. Asymptomatic cholelithiasis in diabetes mellitus to operate or not to operate that is the question. The South African Gastroenterology Review, 13(2): 13-16.

 

Ngwa, E.N., Sobngwi, E., Atogho-Tiedeu, B., Noubiap, J.J., Donfack, O.S., Guewo-Fokeng, M., Mofo-Mato, E.-P., Fosso, P.P., Djahmeni, E., Djokam-Dadjeu, R., Evehe, M.B., Aminkeng, F., Mbacham, W. and Mbanya, J.C. 2015. Association between the rs12255372 variant of the TCF7L2 gene and obesity in a Cameroonian population Obesity. BMC Research Notes, 8: 717(6pp).

 

Noubiap, J.J., Naidoo, J. and Kengne, A.P. 2015. Diabetic nephropathy in Africa: A systematic review. World Journal of Diabetes, 6(5): 759–773.

 

Noubiap, J.J., Nasseu, J.R., Ndoula, S.T., Wang, B., Jingi, A.M., Bigna, J.J.R., Aminde, L., Youmbi, R.A. and Fokom-Domgue, J. 2015. Prevalence and correlates of HIV-risky sexual behaviors among students attending the medical and social welfare center of the University of Maroua, Cameroon. BMC Research Notes, 8: 635(11pp).

 

Omar, F., Dave, J.A., King, J.A., Levitt, N. and Pillay, T. 2015. High Molecular Weight (HMW): Total adiponectin ratio is low in HIV-infected women receiving protease inhibitors. BMC Clinical Pathology, 14(46): 1-7.

 

Orrell, C., Felizarta, F., Nell, A., Kakuda, T., Lavreys, L., Nijs, S., Tambuyzer, L., Van Solingen-Ristea, R. and Tomaka, F. 2015. Pharmacokinetics of Etravirine Combined with Atazanavir/Ritonavir and a Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor in Antiretroviral Treatment-Experienced, HIV-1-Infected Patients. AIDS research and Treatment, 2015: 938628(11pp).

 

Pasipanodya, J.G., Mubanga, M., Ntsekhe, M., Pandie, S., Magazi, B.T., Gumedze, F.N., Myer, L., Gumbo, T. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. Tuberculous Pericarditis is multibacillary and bacterial burden driveshigh mortality. EBioMedicine, 2: 1634-1639.

 

Peer, N. 2015. The converging burdens of infectious and non-communicable diseases in rural-to-urban migrant Sub-Saharan African populations: a focus on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and cardio-metabolic diseases. Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines, 1(6): 1-8.

 

Priso, E.B., Njamen, T., Tchente, C., Kana, A.J., Landry, T., Tchawa, U.F.N., Hentchoya, R., Beyiha, G., Halle, M.P., Aminde, L. and Dzudie, A. 2015. Trend in admissions, clinical features and outcome of preeclampsia and eclampsia as seen from the intensive care unit of the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon. Pan African Medical Journal, 21: 103(11pp).

 

Shaboodien, G., Watkins, D.A., Pillay, K., Beighton, P., Heckmann, J.M. and Mayosi, B.M. 2015. Limb-girdle weakness in a marfanoid man: distinguishing calpainopathy from Becker's muscular dystrophy. Practical Neurology, 15: 152-154.

 

Steyn, N., Mchiza, Z.J.-R. and Kengne, A.P. 2015. Future challenges for pediatric diabetes management in developing countries: lessons from Africa. Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 10(1): 75-86.

 

Walker, N.F., Scriven, J., Meintjes, G. and Wilkinson, R.J. 2015. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-infected patients. HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care, 7: 49-64.

 

Watermeyer, G., Epstein, D. and Kassianides, C. 2015. Recommendations on the use of anti-TNF's in adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The South African Gastroenterology Review, 3(21): 21-24.