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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 ...
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 ...