Medical Bioscience

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Medical Bioscience

 

The department fields specific expertise within the broad research fields of Anatomy, Cardiovascular Physiology, Herbal Sciences, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Neuroscience, Reproduction, Toxicology and Virology

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  • Abrantes, Pedro M.D.S.; Africa, Charlene W.J. (Infectious Diseases Society of Southern Africa, the Sexually Transmitted Diseases Society of Southern and the Public Health Association of South Africa., 2013)
    Introduction: Sub-Saharan Africa has 23.5 million cases of HIV and is home to 92% of the world’s HIV-positive pregnant women of whom 24% die of pregnancy related complications. Oral candidiasis is a common condition in ...
  • Africa, Charlene W.J. (InTech, 2012)
    Introduction: The study of the aetiology of periodontal diseases has continued for decades with much progress shown in the last two decades. Having moved through periods of “whole” plaque (with emphasis on mass) being ...
  • Messeir, Ilze; Abrantes, Pedro M.D.S.; Africa, Charlene W.J. (Scientific & Academic Publishing, 2012)
    The treatment of invasive candidiasis and other Candida infections with the appropriate antifungal agent is assisted by the identification of Candida isolates to the species level. Rapid and accurate methods of differentiation ...
  • John, Cathy N.; Stephen, Lawrence X.G.S.; Africa, Charlene W.J. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
    Background. The “red complex” microorganisms, namely, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Treponema denticola, and Tannerella forsythia are considered as potential pathogens causing HIV-associated periodontal diseases. Moreover, ...
  • Africa, Charlene W.J. (Landes Bioscience, 2011)
    Preterm birth significantly impacts on neonatal morbidity and mortality and is apparently increasing worldwide. Several studies have attempted to define a causative role for periodontal disease in adverse pregnancy ...