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    Adolescent deliveries remain a public health problem in most developing countries. The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence, trends and outcome of adolescent deliveries in an urban setting in Camer...

    Authors: Rita F. Tamambang, Tsi Njim, Albertine E. Njie, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Agnès Mafuta, Mesack Tchana and Simeon-Pierre Choukem

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:469

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    This study was set out to assess the level of adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and its determinants among children receiving HIV treatment in Kabale district, south western Uganda, in order to inform ...

    Authors: Ignatius Wadunde, Doreen Tuhebwe, Michael Ediau, Gildo Okure, Arthur Mpimbaza and Rhoda K. Wanyenze

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:466

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    Infectious diseases remain a threat to human life. Vaccination against pathogenic microbes is a primary method of treatment as well as prevention of infectious diseases. Particularly mucosal vaccination is a p...

    Authors: Rui Tada, Akira Hidaka, Hiroshi Kiyono, Jun Kunisawa and Yukihiko Aramaki

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:472

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    Access to improved sanitation facilities is critical to the health and well-being of individuals and communities. However, globally, over 2.5 billion people live without access to safe sanitation facilities an...

    Authors: David Etsey Akpakli, Alfred Kwesi Manyeh, Jonas Kofi Akpakli, Vida Kukula and Margaret Gyapong

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:473

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    To determine the variations in the composition of the intestinal microbiota in asymptomatic children infected with Helicobacter pylori in comparison with children without the infection.

    Authors: Araceli Benavides-Ward, Fernando Vasquez-Achaya, Wilmer Silva-Caso, Miguel Angel Aguilar-Luis, Fernando Mazulis, Numan Urteaga and Juana del Valle-Mendoza

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:468

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    Resistance to antibiotics most especially third generation cephalosporins has assumed a worrisome dimension globally. Genes conferring these resistance which are mediated by enzymes known as extended spectrum ...

    Authors: Dissinviel S. Kpoda, Abraham Ajayi, Marius Somda, Oumar Traore, Nathalie Guessennd, Aboubakar S. Ouattara, Lassana Sangare, Alfred S. Traore and Mireille Dosso

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:471

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    The primary goal of this experiment is to prioritize molecular descriptors that control the activity of active molecules that could reduce the dimensionality produced during the virtual screening process. It a...

    Authors: Jinuraj K. R., Rakhila M., Dhanalakshmi M., Sajeev R., Akshata Gad, Jayan K., Muhammed Iqbal P., Andrew Titus Manuel and Abdul Jaleel U. C.

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:463

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    Military personnel, because of the unique nature of their duties, are reluctant to face stressors. Living in hot and humid conditions they frequently suffer dehydration. Army soldiers living in dry zone of Sri...

    Authors: Jayaweera Arachchige Asela Sampath Jayaweera and Anpalaham Joseph

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:474

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    Caveolin-1 (CAV1) is known for its role as both a tumor suppressor and an oncogene, harboring a highly context-dependent role within a myriad of malignancies and cell types. In an immunological context, dysreg...

    Authors: Tyler A. Herek, Jacob E. Robinson, Tayla B. Heavican, Catalina Amador, Javeed Iqbal and Christine E. Cutucache

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:470

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    Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection leads to latent or active tuberculosis (TB). Increased uptake on 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-glucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) has been reported in ...

    Authors: Carolina Geadas, Carlos Acuna-Villaorduna, Gustavo Mercier, Mary B. Kleinman, C. Robert Horsburgh Jr., Jerrold J. Ellner and Karen R. Jacobson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:464

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    The aim of the study was to measure technical and scale efficiency of public health centers in three districts of Jimma zone, Ethiopia. A two-stage data envelopment analysis was used. First, we estimated techn...

    Authors: Firew Tekle Bobo, Mirkuzie Woldie, Muluemebet Abera Wordofa, Gebeyehu Tsega, Tesfamichael Alaro Agago, Kifle Wolde-Michael, Nuraddis Ibrahim and Elias Ali Yesuf

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:465

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    To evaluate the prevalence of the co-infection between the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV), and the prevalence of factors associated with HCV transmission in a rural Cameroonian ...

    Authors: Valirie Ndip Agbor, Claude Tayou Tagny, Jules-Bertrand Kenmegne, Bih Awazi, Charlotte Ngansop, Dora Mbanya and Nicaise Ndembi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:459

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    To validate the estimation of dry matter intake (DMI) obtained from bite categories (BC) and weight for every plant species (method 1: M1) vs. an alternative method (method 2: M2) grouping plants based on stru...

    Authors: P. G. González-Pech, J. F. J. Torres-Acosta and C. A. Sandoval-Castro

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:453

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    Targeted sequencing of 16S rDNA amplicons is routinely used for microbial community profiling but this method suffers several limitations such as bias affinity of universal primers and short read size. Gene ca...

    Authors: Marie Cariou, Céline Ribière, Stéphanie Morlière, Jean-Pierre Gauthier, Jean-Christophe Simon, Pierre Peyret and Sylvain Charlat

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:461

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    Cancer patients and their support persons commonly feel overwhelmed when being confronted with their diagnosis and treatment options. We used a DCE to examine patients’ and support persons’ preferences for: (i...

    Authors: Anne Herrmann, Rob Sanson-Fisher, Alix Hall, Laura Wall, Nicholas Zdenkowski and Amy Waller

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:456

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    Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare tumors of gastrointestinal tract, prognosis of which largely depends upon histopathologic characteristics of resection specimens, which were not widely studied ...

    Authors: Atif Ali Hashmi, Mahrukh Faraz, Zareeha Nauman, Muhammad Usman Qureshi, Shumaila Kanwal Hashmi, Hira Fatima Waseem, Muhammad Muzzammil Edhi, Naveen Faridi and Amir Khan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:457

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    Antigen-based rapid diagnostic tests for Lymphatic filariasis (LF) do not come with external quality control (QC) materials, and research and disease control programmes rely on stored positive samples. This st...

    Authors: Edem Y. Agbozo, Edward Dumashie, Daniel A. Boakye and Dziedzom K. de Souza

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:454

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    We developed a laboratorial platform to release a commercial platform used in the PCR-ELISA for the molecular diagnosis of schistosomiasis mansoni. On following, PCR-ELISA platform laboratorial was evaluated i...

    Authors: Carolina Senra, Luciana Inácia Gomes, Liliane Maria Vidal Siqueira, Paulo Marcos Zech Coelho, Ana Rabello and Edward Oliveira

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:455

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    Our previous study showed that post-clinic blood pressure (BP) taken 15 min after a physician–patient encounter was the lowest reading in a routine clinic. We aimed to validate this reading with 24 h Ambulator...

    Authors: Hunaina Shahab, Hamza Sohail Khan, Aysha Almas, Mayera Tufail, Khawar Abbas Kazmi and Aamir Hameed Khan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:460

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    Exposure to health-related behaviours on television has been shown to influence smoking and drinking in young people, but little research has been conducted on the portrayal physical activity. The aim of the c...

    Authors: Heather O’Reilly-Duff, Paul Best and Mark A. Tully

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:458

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    Burnout syndrome defined as a state of emotional exhaustion and disengagement; which could reduce optimal healthcare delivery, is relatively common amongst healthcare trainees. We sought to assess the determin...

    Authors: Tsi Njim, Clarence Mbanga, Dave Mouemba, Haman Makebe, Louis Toukam, Belmond Kika and Isabelle Mulango

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:450

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    This study evaluates the occurrence of the various morphological subtypes of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and their connections with some risk factors in Cameroonian patients. The database of the 360 liver b...

    Authors: Marie Atsama Amougou, Paul Jean Adrien Atangana, Alice Ghislaine Ndoumba Afouba, Paul Fewou Moundipa, Pascal Pineau and Richard Njouom

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:451

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    Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects all age groups, and various lifestyle as well as psychological factors are recognized as risk factors for GERD. Undergraduate medical students are exposed to lif...

    Authors: Ramachandran Arivan and Surendran Deepanjali

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:448

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