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Anemia Burden, Types and Associated Risk Factors among Kenyan Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 and Mycobacterium TuberculosisCo-infected Injection Substance Users
(Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, 2020-09)
BACKGROUND፡ Although injection substance users and individuals co-infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 and Mycobacterium tuberculosis suffer marked hematologic derangements, the rates, levels, morphologic types and ...
Knowledge and Associated Factors of Medical Students Regarding Radiation Exposure from Common Diagnostic Imaging Procedures at the University of Gondar, Ethiopia
(Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, 2020-07-01)
BACKGROUND: Physicians’ knowledge about radiation exposure and risks was previously reported as inadequate. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess knowledge and associated factors regarding radiation exposure among ...
Circulating Interferon-Gamma Levels Are Associated with Low Body Weight in Newly Diagnosed Kenyan Non-Substance Using Tuberculosis Individuals
(National Library of Medicine, 2016-01-05)
Although interferon-gamma, interleukin-10, and adiponectin are key immunopathogenesis mediators of tuberculosis, their association with clinical manifestations of early stage disease is inconclusive. We determined ...
rs1445776009 variants in the human ALB gene: Association with serum albumin and clinical outcomes in HIV-infected Kenyan injection substance users
(Qassim University, 2021-04-21)
Objective: The coburden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and injection substance use is high especially in coastal urban and peri-urban regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Although antiretroviral treatment (ART) has improved ...
Socio-demographic and sexual practices associated with HIV infection in Kenyan injection and non-injection drug users
(BMC Public Health, 2018-01-30)
Background Substance use is increasingly becoming prevalent on the African continent, fueling the spread of HIV infection. Although socio-demographic factors influence substance consumption and risk of HIV infection, the ...
Clinical chemistry profiles in injection heroin users from Coastal Region, Kenya
(BMC Clin Pathol, 2014-07-09)
Background: Although the co-burden of injection drug use and HIV is increasing in Africa, little is known about the laboratory markers of injection drug use and anti-retroviral treatment (ART) in Kenyan injection drug ...
Anemia Burden, Types and Associated Risk Factors among Kenyan Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Co-infected Injection Substance Users
(Ethiopian Journal of Health Science, 2020-09)
Background Although injection substance users and individuals co-infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 and Mycobacterium tuberculosis suffer marked hematologic derangements, the rates, levels, morphologic types and ...
Erratum to: Hepatitis B virus sero-profiles and genotypes in HIV-1 infected and uninfected injection and Non-injection drug users from coastal Kenya
(BMC Infectious Diseases, 2015-09-03)
Erratum After publication of  it came to the authors’ attention that Mark K. Webale’s name was displayed incorrectly. The correct spelling of their name has been updated in the original article and is included in this erratum.
Serum adiponectin in HIV-1 and hepatitis C virus mono- and co-infected Kenyan injection drug users
(Endocrine Connections, 2015-12)
Adiponectin is an important marker of anthropometric profiles of adipose tissue. However, association of adiponectin and adiposity in HIV mono- and co-infected and hepatitis (HCV) injection drug users (IDUs) has not been ...
Functional Haplotypes in the ADIPOQ Gene are Associated with Underweight, Immunosuppression and Viral Suppression in Kenyan HIV-1 Infected Antiretroviral Treatment Naive and Experienced Injection Substance Users
(Ethiop J Health Sci, 2020-07-01)
Background Human immunodeficiency virus and injection substance use have an influence on genes and gene expression. These effects could be beneficial or detrimental in defining disease outcomes. Adiponectin gene is key ...