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Evaluation of accuracy of the CD4+ T-cell counts using PIMA CD4 as compared to BD Facscaliber flow cytometry
(Makerere University, 2010-05)
Introduction: Pima CD4 (Inverness Medical group 2009), a new method for enumerating CD4+ T-cells is affordable, technically simple, and economical in that it can use either electricity or battery. It is fully automated ...
Genetic diversity of Plasmodium Falciparum infections at varying altitudes in South-Western Uganda
(Makerere University, 2010-09)
Plasmodium falciparum is a highly polymorphic parasite. This sometimes results in a high genetic diversity in the population and high complexity of infections among individuals. Although some studies indicate a relationship ...
Effect of helminth infections and antihelminthic treatment during pregnancy on antibody response to Tetanus immunisation in women and their babies
(Makerere University, 2010-11)
Uganda is still among the 46 countries that have not yet achieved neonatal tetanus (NT) global elimination target despite its adoption of the WHO strategy to vaccinate against tetanus during pregnancy. Immunisation of ...