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Detection and characterization of human influenza A virus isolates from patients attending Kayunga and Mulago Hospitals in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2011-09)
Human influenza A viruses are known to cause severe illnesses and fatalities. Therefore, their continuous surveillance is crucial for the early detection and appropriate interventions through treatment therapies and ...
Detection of HIV-1 M184V and K65R drug resistance mutations by Allele specific real-time PCR in patients on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART)
(Makerere University, 2010)
Objective: The aim of this study was to design and evaluate an allele-specific real-time PCR based assay used to detect HIV-1 M184V and K65R drug resistance mutations in ART treated patients. Nucleotide polymorphisms are ...
Assessment of knowledge and detection of post weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome in pigs in selected Districts of Uganda
(Makerere University, 2013-11)
Postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) is a globally emergent epizootic disease of swine. The disease caused by Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2) was first detected and described in Western Canada and has since ...