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  • Maternal and Neonatal Group B Streptococcus colonisation in a cohort of Libyan women 

    Elmahaishi, Lubna M S; Abrantes, Pedro M D S; Africa, Charlene W J (2021-01-18)
    Background: Group B streptococcus (GBS) may be vertically transmitted from mother to infant during labour and cause life threatening neonatal sepsis. The objective of this study was to determine the risk and prevalence ...
  • Proteomics of drug-resistant HIV-associated candidiasis 

    Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Bouic, Patrick J.D.; Africa, Charlene W.J. (University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    Candidiasis and HIV co-infection may cause increased patient morbidity and mortality due to oropharyngeal or systemic dissemination. Limited information exists on the prevalence, antifungal susceptibility profiles and drug ...
  • Rare fungal species isolated from Libyan diabetic patients 

    Esmaio, Mustafa; Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Africa, Charlene W.J. (Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN), 2016)
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The emerging resistance of Candida species to antifungals routinely used to treat candidiasis in HIV patients and in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) has resulted in the frequent isolation ...
  • Real-time assessment of Candida biofilm formation 

    Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Behardien, Kauthar; Africa, Charlene Wilma Joyce (Elsevier, 2021-09)
    Background: Candida infections are responsible for increased morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients, particularly when the Candida biofilm is composed of drug-resistant species. Although the biofilm formation ...
  • Vitek characterisation of type 2 diabetes-associated Candida species 

    Esmaio, Mustafa Hassan Mustafa; Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Africa, Charlene Wilma Joyce (Elsevier, 2017)
    Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) predisposes patients to opportunistic infections, such as invasive candidiasis. Treatment of candidiasis is challenged by the emerging resistance of Candida species. In this ...