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Respiratory microbes present in the nasopharynx of children hospitalised with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis in Cape Town, South Africa

Background Lower respiratory tract infection in children is increasingly thought to be polymicrobial in origin. Children with symptoms suggestive of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) may have tuberculosis, other respiratory tract infections or co-infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other pathogens. We aimed to identify the presence of potential respiratory pathogens in...

Erratum to: Urban Health Research in Africa: Themes and Priority Research Questions

Matzopoulos, Jo Hunter-Adams, Michelle Pentecost, Hanna-Andrea Rother, Zulfah Albertyn, Farzaneh Behroozi, Olufunke Alaba, Mamadou Kaba, Claire van der Westhuizen, Maylene Shung-King, Naomi S. Levitt, Susan

Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae from Different Types of Nasopharyngeal Swabs in Children

Gates Foundation Global Health Grant (OPP1017641). Felix S. Dube is supported by the National Research Foundation of South Africa; Mamadou Kaba is a recipient of Carnegie Corporation of New York (USA

Pig Liver Sausage as a Source of Hepatitis E Virus Transmission to Humans

Background. The source and route of autochthonous hepatitis E virus (HEV) infections are not clearly established in industrialized countries despite evidence that it is a zoonosis in pigs. We investigated the role of figatellu, a traditional pig liver sausage widely eaten in France and commonly consumed raw, as a source of HEV infection. Methods. A case-control study was...