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Successful Treatment of Psoriasis-like Lesions in HIV Infected Patients in Uganda with Chloroquine
(Open Infectious Diseases Journal, 2009)
The effect of chloroquine in the treatment of psoriasis remains controversial.Treatment of psoriasis in HIV infection is not well described. Chloroquine has been shown to have direct effects on both the Human Immunodeficiency ...
Universal access to HIV care: pitfalls and the way forward
The spectrum of liver diseases in HIV infected individuals at an HIV treatment clinic in Kampala, Uganda
(Makerere University Medical School, 2008-03)
Background: Liver diseases are common in patients with HIV due to viral hepatitis B and C co-infections, opportunistic infections or malignancies, antiretroviral drugs and drugs for opportunistic infections. Objective: To ...
Tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in countries with limited resources
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2006)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection accounts for probably one third of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)related immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) events, particularly in developing countries where HIV ...
Free antiretrovirals must not be restricted only to treatment-naive patients: experience in Uganda suggests that restricting access is not the way forward
(Public Library of Science, 2005-10)
Can response of a pruritic papular eruption to antiretroviral therapy be used as a clinical parameter to monitor virological outcome?
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008)
Background: A pruritic papular eruption (PPE) is a common skin manifestation observed in 12–46% of persons with HIV infection living in tropical countries. Objective: To determine whether PPE responds to HAART and whether ...
Bilateral pedal edema in an HIV patient: Lopinavir/Ritonavir-containing treatment regimen as a potential cause?
(Open Learning on Enteric Pathogens, 2009-03)
A large number of patients are switched to second-line antiretroviral therapy, especially in resource limited settings. Lopinavir/Ritonavir is the main drug used in second-line treatment regimens. We describe a patient ...
Implementation of tuberculosis infection control in health facilities in Mukono and Wakiso districts, Uganda
(BMC Infectious Diseases, 2013)
Background: Tuberculosis infection control (TBIC) is rarely implemented in the health facilities in resource limited settings. Understanding the reasons for low level of implementation is critical. The study aim was to ...
Assessment of the patient flow at the infectious diseases institute out-patient clinic, Kampala, Uganda
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2007)
In order to cope with the increasing patient load, a study was performed to identify bottlenecks in patient flow at the Infectious Diseases out-patient clinic in Kampala, Uganda on 10 January 2005. On a standardised ...
A new model to monitor the virological efficacy of antiretroviral treatment in resource-poor countries
Monitoring the efficacy of antiretroviral treatment in developing countries is difficult because these countries have few laboratory facilities to test viral load and drug resistance. Those that exist are faced with a ...