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High CD56++CD16- natural killer (NK) cells among suboptimal immune responders after four years of suppressive antiretroviral therapy in an African adult HIV treatment cohort
(BMC Immunology, 2014)
Background: Up to 40% of HIV-infected individuals receiving Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) have poor CD4+ T-cell recovery. The role of natural killer (NK) cells in immune recovery during HAART is not well ...
Doctoral training in Uganda: evaluation of mentoring best practices at Makerere University College of Health Sciences
(BMC Medical Education, 2014)
Background: Good mentoring is a key variable for determining success in completing a doctoral program. We identified prevailing mentoring practices among doctoral students and their mentors, identified common challenges ...
Acceptance of routine testing for HIV among adult patients at the medical emergency unit at a national referral hospital in Kampala, Uganda
HIV testing is an entry point to comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention and care. In Uganda, Routine Testing and Counseling for HIV (RTC) is not widely offered as part of standard medical care in acute care settings. This study ...
Impaired T-cell proliferation among HAARTtreated adults with suboptimal CD4 recovery in an African cohort
(BMC Immunology, 2013)
Background: Most HIV-infected subjects exhibit a progressive rise in CD4 T-cell counts after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). However, a subset of individuals exhibit very poor CD4 T-cell recovery ...
Eligibility for HIV/AIDS treatment among adults in a medical emergency setting at an urban hospital in Uganda
(Makerere University Medical School, 2007)
Background: Despite global effort to scale up access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), many people in need of HIV/AIDS care in Uganda have not been reached. HIV testing and ART are not widely offered as routine medical ...