The Open Tropical Medicine Journal




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ISSN: 1874-3153 ― Volume 7, 2014

Volume 1 - 2008

General Articles

Accuracy of Clinical Signs in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Comparison of Three Reference Standards Using Data from a Tertiary Care Centre in Rwanda
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 1-7
Mugabekazi Julie, Boelaert Marleen, Sarushi Joseph, Seruyange Eric, Basinga Paulin, Musemakweli André, Van der Stuyft Patrick, Bisoffi Zeno, Moreira Juan, Van Den Ende Jef

Electronic publication date 2/1/2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010001]

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Prevalence of Human Immune Deficiency Virus in Suspected Tuberculosis Patients Attending Clinics in Benin City NIGERIA
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 8-12
L.E. Okoror, F.I. Esumeh, P.I. Umolu, A. Enaigbe, R. Akpe, H.A. Obiazi, F. Aisabokhale, I. Imahia

Electronic publication date 5/6 /2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010008]

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Influence of Anemia on Plasmodium falciparum Gametocyte Sex Ratios in Acutely Symptomatic Children
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 13-20
Akintunde Sowunmi, Sulayman T. Balogun, Grace O. Gbotosho, Christian T. Happi

Electronic publication date 4 /7 /2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010013]

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Tetracycline Antibiotics in Malaria
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 31-46
Sébastien Briolant, Thierry Fusaï, Christophe Rogier, Bruno Pradines

Electronic publication date 8/8 /2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010031]

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Hemorrhagic Bullous Cellulitis/Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Foot due to V. fluvialis and Complicated by E. cloacae Osteomyelitis
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 47-50
Seyedqumar Mirfendereski, Naveen Pathak, Tejas Patel, Kelly L. Cervellione, Sameer Sharma, Farshad Bagheri

Electronic publication date 8/8 /2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010047]

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Comparative Evaluation of Methods Used for Sampling Malaria Vectors in the Kilombero Valley, South Eastern Tanzania
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 51-55
Fredros O. Okumu, Maya E. Kotas, Japheth Kihonda, Evan Mathenge, Gerry F. Killeen, Sarah J. Moore

Electronic publication date 12 /8 /2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010051]

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Studies in Kenyan Children with Severe Falciparum Malaria
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 56-62
N. Mturi, G. Keir, C.A. MacLennan, A. Ross, A.C. Willis, B.C. Elford, J.A Berkley, C.R.J.C Newton

Electronic publication date 5 / 9/2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010056]

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Q Fever Outbreaks in Dalmatia, Croatia
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 63-67
Miro Morovic, Nedjeljka Babic Milutin, Duska Grgi, Oktavija Djakovic Rode

Electronic publication date 15/ 9/2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010063]

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Risk Factors for Smear Negative And Culture Positive Results Among Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Mwanza, Tanzania
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 68-73
Range Nyagosya, Åse B. Andersen, Frank van Leth, Pascal Magnussen, Mugomela Apolinary, Henrik Friis

Electronic publication date 14/ 10/2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010068]

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The Possible Protective Role of the Il6-174GC Genotype in Dengue Fever
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 87-91
S.T. Moreira, D.M. Cardoso, J.E. Visentainer, U.J.V. Fonzar, R.A. Moliterno

Electronic publication date 14 /11 /2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010087]

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Implementing Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria in Pregnancy: Review of Prospects, Achievements, Challenges and Agenda for Research
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 92-100
Godfrey Martin Mubyazi, Pascal Magnussen, Catherine Goodman, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Andrew Yona Kitua, Øystein Evjen Olsen, Jens Byskov, Kristian Schultz Hansen, Paul Bloch

Electronic publication date 28/11 /2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010092]

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Seizure Recurrence in Rural Zambian Children Admitted with Febrile Seizures
The Open Tropical Medicine Journal, 2008, 1: 101-107
Elwyn Chomba, Terrie E. Taylor, W. Hauser, Claude Wasterlain, Natalie Organek, Gretchen Birbeck

Electronic publication date 23 /12 /2008
[DOI: 10.2174/1874315300801010101]

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