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  1. Content type: Research note

    This retrospective cohort study is aimed to assess reasons and predictors of regimen change from initial highly active antiretroviral therapy among 1533 Human Immunodeficiency virus-infected adult patients at ...

    Authors: Endalkachew Mekonnen, Abdulhalik Workicho, Nezif Hussein and Teka Feyera

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:351

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    There is a need for simple tools to evaluate physical performance in patients with COPD before and after pulmonary rehabilitation. The aims of this study were to evaluate changes in short physical performance ...

    Authors: Petra Larsson, Christine Råheim Borge, Malin Nygren-Bonnier, Anners Lerdal and Anne Edvardsen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:348

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    Fecal contamination of potable water leads to unsafe water supply. Although many urban areas of large metropolitan cities receive safe water, peri-urban areas are often not monitored by public health authoriti...

    Authors: Sadia Shakoor, Imran Ahmed, Saima Mukhtiar, Israr Ahmed, Farzeen Hirani, Shazia Sultana and Rumina Hasan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:350

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    Since Bangladesh government issued a ban on the use of highly toxic WHO Class I pesticides, annual consumption of herbicides like Paraquat have been sharply increasing in the markets. Paraquat poisoning is an ...

    Authors: Ishrat Tahsin Isha, Z. H. M. Nazmul Alam, Bidur Kanti Shaha, Md. Shafiqul Bari, Mohammad Zabed Jillul Bari and Fazle Rabbi Chowdhury

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:344

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    Staphylococcus aureus is a commonly reported cause of buffalo mastitis. However, its prevalence may be overestimated. The aim of this study was to compare S. aureus identification by conventional phenotypic and g...

    Authors: Camila C. de Almeida, Lucas J. L. Pizauro, Glenn A. Soltes, Durda Slavic, Fernando A. de Ávila, João M. Pizauro and Janet I. MacInnes

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:346

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    Strict compliance to iron and folic acid supplementation is vital for prevention of anemia in pregnancy. However, data are scarce in Ethiopia. So, we conducted this study to assess the level of compliance to i...

    Authors: Tesfaye Molla Birhanu, Mequanent Kassa Birarra and Fantahun Ayenew Mekonnen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:345

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    To identify the validity of surveillance cultures in predicting causative organism(s) of late onset neonatal sepsis.

    Authors: Nayani Prasangika Weerasinghe, Dhammika Vidanagama, Bilesha Perera, Herath Mudiyanselage Meththananda Herath and Ajith De Silva Nagahawatte

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:340

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    Human amniotic epithelial cells (hAECs) are a novel source of stem cells and have immunomodulatory effects on both the innate and adoptive immune system. hAECs can differentiate into multiple cell lineages tha...

    Authors: Ramezan Ali Taheri, Hossein Motedayyen, Somayeh Ghotloo, Mohsen Masjedi, Nariman Mosaffa, Abbas Mirshafiey and Mahmood Saffari

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:343

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    The objective of this retrospective study was to evaluate whether the effect of second-line therapy of flutamide after bicalutamide can predict the response to abiraterone.

    Authors: Yasushi Nakai, Nobumichi Tanaka, Makito Miyake, Takeshi Inoue, Satoshi Anai and Kiyohide Fujimoto

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:342

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    A free maternal health policy was implemented under Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme to promote the use of maternal health services. Under the policy, women are entitled to free services throughout pre...

    Authors: Philip Ayizem Dalinjong, Alex Y. Wang and Caroline S. E. Homer

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:341

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    To describe admission pattern and outcome with its predictor variable on the mortality of children admitted to pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), Ayder Referral Hospital, Northern Ethiopia, from September 2...

    Authors: Hansa Haftu, Tedrose Hailu, Araya Medhaniye and Teklit G/tsadik

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:339

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    This study investigates the hypothesis that an increasing fraction of incident pleural mesothelioma (PM) in the US population may be related to longevity, i.e., to expansion of the population over age 75 years...

    Authors: Brent D. Kerger

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:337

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    During degeneration of the intervertebral disc ingrowth of blood vessels and nerves into the disc are associated with back pain. Vascular endothelial growth factors promote vasculogenesis by binding to the mem...

    Authors: Simona Capossela, Alessandro Bertolo, Kapila Gunasekera, Tobias Pötzel, Martin Baur and Jivko V. Stoyanov

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:333

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    The study was aimed to measure incidence density rate and identify perceived behavioural believes of late initiation to HIV/AIDS care in Gurage zone public health facilities from September 2015 to November 2016.

    Authors: Teklemichael Gebru, Kifle Lentiro and Abdulewhab Jemal

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:336

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    This study aimed at assessing the magnitude, distribution, and the antimicrobial susceptibility of the extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Entrobacteriaceae in the University of Gondar Referral Hospital en...

    Authors: Tigist Engda, Feleke Moges, Aschalew Gelaw, Setegn Eshete and Feleke Mekonnen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:335

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    BLOSUM matrices serve as standard matrices for many protein sequence alignment programs. BLOSUM matrices have been constructed using BLOCKS version5.0 with 27,102 BLOCKS, whereas the latest updated version14.3 ha...

    Authors: Renganayaki Govindarajan, Biji Christopher Leela and Achuthsankar S. Nair

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:328

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    The HLA system is known to be the most polymorphic genetic loci in humans. Distribution and frequencies of HLA alleles are highly variable among different human ethnic groups. The HLA system has an important r...

    Authors: Adnan M. Ikhtiar, Batoul Jazairi, Issam Khansa and Ahmad Othman

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:324

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    Conduction defects complicating acute myocardial infarction are frequently associated with increased morbidity and mortality. As frequency of this complication has not been widely studied in our population, th...

    Authors: Kashif Ali Hashmi, Amir Shehzad, Atif Ali Hashmi and Amir Khan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:329

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    Haemophilus haemolyticus can be misidentified as nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) due to their phenotypic similarities in microbiological culture. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of misident...

    Authors: Jemima Beissbarth, Michael J. Binks, Robyn L. Marsh, Anne B. Chang, Amanda J. Leach and Heidi C. Smith-Vaughan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:323

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    This study aims at assessing the groundwater quality of the three districts of Eastern Terai region of Nepal viz. Morang, Jhapa, Sunsari using physicochemical characteristics and statistical approach so that p...

    Authors: Sanjay Mahato, Asmita Mahato, Pankaj Kumar Karna and Nisha Balmiki

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:321

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    Radiotherapy is the traditional therapy for glioma patients. Glioma has poor response to ionizing radiation (IR). Studying radiation-induced cell death can help in understanding the cellular mechanisms underly...

    Authors: Hossam Murad, Yaman Alghamian, Abdulmunim Aljapawe and Ammar Madania

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:330

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