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Point-of-care lactate testing predicts mortality of severe sepsis in a predominantly HIV type 1–infected patient population in Uganda
(Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2008)
Background: Prediction of mortality may improve management and outcomes of patients with sepsis in resource-limited settings. Therefore, we evaluated the ability of a hand-held portable whole-blood lactate (PWBL) analyzer ...
Steady-state pharmacokinetic comparison of generic and branded formulations of stavudine, lamivudine and nevirapine in HIV-infected Ugandan adults
(Oxford University Press, 2008-07-19)
Background: We aimed to compare the steady-state pharmacokinetic parameters and tolerability of Triomune 40w (stavudine 40 mg, lamivudine 150 mg and nevirapine 200 mg) and branded formulations of these drugs in HIV-infected ...
Evaluation of Dynabeads and Cytospheres Compared With Flow Cytometry to Enumerate CD41 T Cells in HIV-Infected Ugandans on Antiretroviral Therapy
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2008-07-01)
Background: Laboratory-based monitoring of antiretroviral therapy is essential but adds a significant cost to HIV care. The World Health Organization 2006 guidelines support the use of CD4 lymphocyte count (CD4) to define ...
Outcomes of cryptococcal meningitis in Uganda before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy
Background. Cryptococcal meningitis (CM) is the proximate cause of death in 20%–30% of persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in Africa. Methods. Two prospective, observational cohorts enrolled human immunodeficiency ...