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Continuing professional development training needs of medical laboratory personnel in Botswana
(Human Resources for Health, 2014-08-18)
Background: Laboratory professionals are expected to maintain their knowledge on the most recent advances in laboratory testing and continuing professional development (CPD) programs can address this expectation. In ...
Blood group antigens C, lub and P1 may have a role in HIV infection in Africans
(Public Library of Science,www.plos.org/, 2016-02-22)
Background Botswana is among the world’s countries with the highest rates of HIV infection. It is not known whether or not this susceptibility to infection is due to genetic factors in the population. Accumulating evidence, ...
The role of red blood cells in enhancing or preventing HIV and other diseases
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hihttpsndawi_Publishing_Corporation, 2013-10-10)
To highlight the apparently neglected role of erythrocyte antigens in the epidemiology of infectious diseases, especially HIV, with the prime objective of stimulating research in this area. Method. A literature search was ...
Tuberculosis alters pancreatic enzymes in the absence of pancreatitis
Background: Lipases and phospholipases are thought to contribute to the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection. Genes coding for lipases, phospholipases and amylase are present in MTB, enabling the ...
An innovative educational approach to professional development of medical laboratory scientists in Botswana
(Dove Medical Press, https://www.dovepress.com/, 2014-04-11)
Purpose: To address the shortage of laboratory scientists in Botswana, an innovative, one-year academic bridging program was initiated at the University of Botswana, to advance diploma-holding laboratory technicians towards ...
Prevalence of high-risk human papilioma virus in women with high-grade squamous cell intraepithelial lesions in Botswana using abbott real time HPV assay
(Public Library of Science,https://plos.org/, 2019-01-30)
Background: High-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) has been demonstrated to be the necessary cause of cervical carcinoma. High-risk HPV detection has a prognostic significance for the women who are at increased risk ...