Publications by authors named "Ellis Owusu-Dabo"

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Healthcare services utilisation among patients with hypertension and diabetes in rural Ghana.

Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med 2020 Jul 30;12(1):e1-e8. Epub 2020 Jul 30.

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v12i1.2114DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7433304PMC
July 2020

Research on Invasive Nontyphoidal Salmonella Disease and Developments Towards Better Understanding of Epidemiology, Management, and Control Strategies.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Jul;71(Supplement_2):S127-S129

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), School of Public Health, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa315DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7388720PMC
July 2020

Waterpipe use among the youth in Ghana: Lessons from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) 2017.

Tob Induc Dis 2020 29;18:47. Epub 2020 May 29.

Department of Global and International Health, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18332/tid/120937DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7291957PMC
May 2020

Three monthly doses of 60 mg/kg praziquantel for Schistosoma haematobium infection is a safe and effective treatment regimen.

BMC Infect Dis 2020 May 6;20(1):323. Epub 2020 May 6.

Department of Global and International Health, School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-020-05053-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7204294PMC
May 2020

Chromosomal and plasmid-mediated fluoroquinolone resistance in human Salmonella enterica infection in Ghana.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 Oct 28;19(1):898. Epub 2019 Oct 28.

Department of Global and International Health, School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4522-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6819380PMC
October 2019

Acculturation and Food Intake Among Ghanaian Migrants in Europe: Findings From the RODAM Study.

J Nutr Educ Behav 2020 02 7;52(2):114-125. Epub 2019 Oct 7.

Department of Public Health, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2019.09.004DOI Listing
February 2020

Is pulmonary tuberculosis in pregnant women a problem in Ghana? Observations and lessons from the national tuberculosis prevalence project.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2019 Jul-Sep;8(3):267-272

Department of Global and International Health, School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_112_19DOI Listing
January 2020

Mobile phone short message service (SMS) as a malaria control tool: a quasi-experimental study.

BMC Public Health 2019 Aug 29;19(1):1193. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7336-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6716929PMC
August 2019

Two-Hit T-Cell Stimulation Detects Infection in QuantiFERON Negative Tuberculosis Patients and Healthy Contacts From Ghana.

Front Immunol 2019 3;10:1518. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Department of General Pediatrics, Neonatology, and Pediatric Cardiology, University Children's Hospital, Medical Faculty Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.01518DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6616195PMC
October 2020

Occupational injury burden among gold miners in Ghana.

Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 2019 Dec 5;26(4):329-335. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17457300.2018.1515232DOI Listing
December 2019

Influence of seasonal variation on reported filarial attacks among people living with lymphedema in Ghana.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 May 20;19(1):442. Epub 2019 May 20.

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4084-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6528377PMC
May 2019

Is social support associated with hypertension control among Ghanaian migrants in Europe and non-migrants in Ghana? The RODAM study.

Intern Emerg Med 2019 09 26;14(6):957-966. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Department of Public Health, Amsterdam University Medical Centres, Amsterdam Public Health (APH) Research Institute, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11739-019-02075-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6722196PMC
September 2019

Fluoroquinolone-Resistant , spp., and from Local and Imported Poultry Meat in Kumasi, Ghana.

Foodborne Pathog Dis 2019 05 23;16(5):352-358. Epub 2019 Mar 23.

1 Department Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2018.2562DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6529854PMC
May 2019

Constitutive STAT3 phosphorylation and IL-6/IL-10 co-expression are associated with impaired T-cell function in tuberculosis patients.

Cell Mol Immunol 2019 03 19;16(3):275-287. Epub 2018 Mar 19.

Department of General Pediatrics, Neonatology, and Pediatric Cardiology, University Children's Hospital, 40225, Duesseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/cmi.2018.5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6460487PMC
March 2019

Differential associations between psychosocial stress and obesity among Ghanaians in Europe and in Ghana: findings from the RODAM study.

Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2020 Jan 11;55(1):45-56. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Department of Public Health, Amsterdam Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-019-01682-1DOI Listing
January 2020

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification-based detection of typhoid fever on an automated Genie II Mk2 system - A case-control-based approach.

Acta Trop 2019 Feb 5;190:293-295. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Bernhard-Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine Hamburg, Bernhard-Nocht-Str. 74, 20359, Hamburg, Germany; German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), Hamburg-Borstel-Lübeck, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.12.004DOI Listing
February 2019

The phylogeography and incidence of multi-drug resistant typhoid fever in sub-Saharan Africa.

Nat Commun 2018 11 30;9(1):5094. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, 764 Vo Van Kiet, Quant 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07370-z
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07370-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6269545PMC
November 2018

An IL7RA exon 5 polymorphism is associated with impaired IL-7Rα splicing and protection against tuberculosis in Ghana.

Genes Immun 2019 07 31;20(6):514-519. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Department of General Pediatrics, Neonatology, and Pediatric Cardiology, Medical Faculty, University Children's Hospital, Duesseldorf, Germany.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41435-018-0049-5
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41435-018-0049-5DOI Listing
July 2019

SERO-prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 among women attending routine Cervicare clinics in Ghana.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 08 7;18(1):378. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3288-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6081947PMC
August 2018

Evaluation of onchocerciasis control in the Upper Denkyira East municipal in the forest area of Ghana: Responses of participants and distributors to the CDTI programme.

Acta Trop 2018 Sep 19;185:357-362. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medical, UPO, PMB, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana; Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Bernhard Nocht Str.74, 20359, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.06.017DOI Listing
September 2018

Serum cytokine responses in Rickettsia felis infected febrile children, Ghana.

Med Microbiol Immunol 2018 Aug 8;207(3-4):243-248. Epub 2018 May 8.

Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Bernhard-Nocht-Str. 74, 20359, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00430-018-0544-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6096778PMC
August 2018

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in local and imported poultry meat in Ghana.

Vet Microbiol 2018 Apr 22;217:7-12. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), Bernhard-Nocht-Str. 74, 20359 Hamburg, Germany; German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF), Hamburg-Borstel-Luebeck, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2018.02.023DOI Listing
April 2018

Differential expression pattern of co-inhibitory molecules on CD4 T cells in uncomplicated versus complicated malaria.

Sci Rep 2018 03 19;8(1):4789. Epub 2018 Mar 19.

I. Medical Department, Division of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-22659-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5859076PMC
March 2018

Cardiovascular disease risk prediction in sub-Saharan African populations - Comparative analysis of risk algorithms in the RODAM study.

Int J Cardiol 2018 03 28;254:310-315. Epub 2018 Jan 28.

Julius Global Health, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.11.082DOI Listing
March 2018

Migration and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Ghanaian Populations in Europe: The RODAM Study (Research on Obesity and Diabetes Among African Migrants).

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2017 Nov;10(11)

From Julius Global Health, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands (D.B., D.E.G., K.K.-G.); School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (D.B., P.A.B., E.O.-D.); Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, The Netherlands (C.A., E.B., K.M., K.S.); Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom (L.S., J.A.); Department of Molecular Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany (M.S., C.G., I.D.); Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana (A.d.-G.A.); Mother Kevin Postgraduate Medical School, Uganda Martyrs University, Kampala (S.B.); Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research, Kwame NKrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana (E.O.-D.); Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Germany (F.P.M.); Charite Center for Cardiovascular Research, Berlin, Germany (J.S.); Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa (A.P.K.); and Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (K.K.-G.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.004013DOI Listing
November 2017

Burden of influenza among hospitalized febrile children in Ghana.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2017 11 27;11(6):497-501. Epub 2017 Oct 27.

Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12507DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5705687PMC
November 2017

Health care workers indicate ill preparedness for Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in Ashanti Region of Ghana.

BMC Public Health 2017 06 6;17(1):546. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4474-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5461762PMC
June 2017

Aberrant plasma IL-7 and soluble IL-7 receptor levels indicate impaired T-cell response to IL-7 in human tuberculosis.

PLoS Pathog 2017 Jun 5;13(6):e1006425. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

Department of General Pediatrics, Neonatology, and Pediatric Cardiology, University Children's Hospital, Medical Faculty, Duesseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006425DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5472333PMC
June 2017

Sleep duration is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular outcomes: a pilot study in a sample of community dwelling adults in Ghana.

Sleep Med 2017 Jun 28;34:118-125. Epub 2017 Mar 28.

Center for Healthful Behavior Change, Division of Health Behavior, Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine, 227 E. 30th St, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2017.03.008DOI Listing
June 2017

Alternative Quantiferon cytokines for diagnosis of children with active tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in Ghana.

Med Microbiol Immunol 2017 Jun 15;206(3):259-265. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Group, Department of General Pediatrics, Neonatology, and Pediatric Cardiology, University Children's Hospital, Moorenstr. 5, 40225, Duesseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00430-017-0501-6DOI Listing
June 2017

Current meningitis outbreak in Ghana: Historical perspectives and the importance of diagnostics.

Acta Trop 2017 May 22;169:51-56. Epub 2017 Jan 22.

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR), College of Health Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana; Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.01.014DOI Listing
May 2017

Infection in Febrile Children, Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 Apr 23;96(4):783-785. Epub 2017 Jan 23.

Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0754DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5392620PMC
April 2017

Insecticide resistance in malaria vectors in Kumasi, Ghana.

Parasit Vectors 2016 12 7;9(1):633. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1923-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5142350PMC
December 2016

An Analysis of Anthropometric Indicators and Modifiable Lifestyle Parameters Associated with Hypertensive Nephropathy.

Int J Hypertens 2016 27;2016:6598921. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6598921DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5059654PMC
September 2016

Recall of symptoms and treatment of syphilis and yaws by healthy blood donors screening positive for syphilis in Kumasi, Ghana.

Int J Infect Dis 2016 Sep 12;50:72-4. Epub 2016 Aug 12.

Department of Clinical Immunology, Copenhagen, University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2016.08.006DOI Listing
September 2016

Assessment of prison life of persons with disability in Ghana.

BMC Int Health Hum Rights 2016 08 8;16(1):20. Epub 2016 Aug 8.

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12914-016-0094-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4977685PMC
August 2016

TLR1 Variant H305L Associated with Protection from Pulmonary Tuberculosis.

PLoS One 2016 23;11(5):e0156046. Epub 2016 May 23.

Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Dept. Molecular Medicine, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4877073PMC
July 2017

A Mutation in IL4RA Is Associated with the Degree of Pathology in Human TB Patients.

Mediators Inflamm 2016 10;2016:4245028. Epub 2016 Feb 10.

German Center for Infection Research, Germany; Department of Molecular Medicine, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 74, 20359 Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4245028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4764744PMC
December 2016

Malaria case detection using rapid diagnostic test at the community level in Ghana: consumer perception and practitioners' experiences.

Malar J 2016 Jan 22;15:34. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1086-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4722632PMC
January 2016

Syphilis screening practices in blood transfusion facilities in Ghana.

Int J Infect Dis 2016 Feb 2;43:90-94. Epub 2016 Jan 2.

Department of Clinical Immunology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2015.12.020DOI Listing
February 2016

Genotypic characterisation of human papillomavirus infections among persons living with HIV infection; a case-control study in Kumasi, Ghana.

Trop Med Int Health 2016 Feb 16;21(2):275-82. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/tmi.12645
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12645DOI Listing
February 2016