Study that shows how the HIV-1 subtype O is a new HIV variant originating in the West-Central African region, with highest prevalences in countries such as Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
Ebola virus circulation in Africa: a balance between clinical expression and epidemiological silence
Nearly thirty years after the first epidemics, Ebola virus (EBOV) remains hardly described, its transmission unclear and its reservoir elusive. Soon after the Ebola fever outbreak and virus discovery in 1976 and in order to investigate the distribution of EBOV in Central Africa, several countries including a range of ecological zones were investigated in the early 1980s.
We report the first outbreak of induced malaria among heroin users in Spain, and the first one caused by Plasmodium vivax in Europe. Five drug addicts from Madrid, who had never travelled to endemic areas, were admitted to hospital with fever and splenomegaly
Population data defined by 15 autosomal STR loci in Karamoja population (Uganda) using AmpF/STR Identifiler kit
Karamoja is a region located in the northeast edge of Uganda where it borders Kenya and Sudan. The majority of inhabitants of this region belong to Karimojong ethnic groups. In this work, we present allele frequencies for 15 STRs included in the AmpF/STR Identifiler kit in 218 unrelated individuals from Karamoja region.
This guidebook describes all the countries on the African continent. It talks about the different cultures, histories and geographies. An interesting book to get a broad view of Africa.
Our study brings to light the potential dissemination of this strain (named MDR-TBEG) in Equatorial Guinea, a country where little is known about the extent and features of TB or MDR TB. It also highlights that MDR strains can spread across continents, and thus MDR TB’s emergence in any country becomes a global problem.
Genotype distribution of cervical human papillomavirus DNA in women with cervical lesions in Bioko, Equatorial Guinea
A campaign against cervical cancer was carried out in the area on a total of 1,680 women. 26 of the women, following cytological screening, were treated surgically with a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP). Cases were studied histologically and were genotyped from paraffin blocks by applying a commercial kit that recognized 35 HPV types.
A Review of Ibrahim K. Sundiata's Equatorial Guinea: Colonialism, State Terror, and the Search for Stability
Offered in a tone of low-key detachment, this useful book presents a brief but fact-packed survey of the history, politics, economy, society and foreign relations of a country about which little detailed material exists for Anglophone readers.
Histoplasmosis Infection Presenting as an Isolated Subcutaneous Periarticular Upper Limb Swelling in the Immunosuppressed Patient
This report describes two immunosuppressed patients who presented with isolated subcutaneous histoplasmosis infection around the wrist
Atlas full of images and maps referring to West Africa, it also includes areas such as Equatorial Guinea, Spain ans Sahara.
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