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Severe sepsis in two Ugandan hospitals: a prospective observational study of management and outcomes in a predominantly HIV-1 infected population
(Public Library of Science, 2009-11-11)
Background: Sepsis likely contributes to the high burden of infectious disease morbidity and mortality in low income countries. Data regarding sepsis management in sub-Saharan Africa are limited. We conducted a prospective ...
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 ...
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 ...