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oral candidiasis and hairy leukoplakia correlate with hiv infection in tanzania.we report a detailed study on oral lesions and their association with the who revised provisional case definition of aids as well as serologic signs of hiv infection among 186 patients in dar es salaam, tanzania. the patient material consisted of 39 hospitalized suspected aids patients, 44 medical nonsuspected patients, 53 dental outpatients, and 50 patients with sexually transmitted diseases. the male:female ratio was 2.1:1 on average. oral examination was done without knowledge of the hiv stat ...19902185450
identification of candida strains isolated from tanzanian pregnant women with vaginal candidiasis.to identify candida strains isolated from tanzanian women (13 to 45 years) with vaginal candidiasis.200516119751
a retrospective study of the aetiology and temporal distribution of bovine clinical mastitis in smallholder dairy herds in the dar es salaam region of tanzania.a 31-year record-based retrospective study was carried out to determine the aetiology and temporal distribution of bovine clinical mastitis in smallholder dairy herds in the dar es salaam region of tanzania over the period november 1971-december 2002. laboratory information on 1964 quarter samples from 1365 cows in 281 smallholder dairy herds were retrieved, compiled and studied. eighty-eight percent of the quarter samples were culture-positive and the predominant mastitis pathogens isolated wer ...200716516507
species distribution and in vitro antifungal susceptibility of oral yeast isolates from tanzanian hiv-infected patients with primary and recurrent oropharyngeal candidiasis.in tanzania, little is known on the species distribution and antifungal susceptibility profiles of yeast isolates from hiv-infected patients with primary and recurrent oropharyngeal candidiasis.200818694525
medicinal plants used by tanzanian traditional healers in the management of candida infections.an ethnomedical survey in coast, dar es salaam, morogoro and tanga regions of tanzania has resulted in the identification of 36 plant species belonging to 21 plant families that are used traditionally for the treatment of candida infections. twenty-one plants constituting 58.3% of all collected plants are used to treat of oral candidiasis (utando) one of the important signs of hiv/aids. the knowledge of traditional healers for the treatment of candida infections has been highly supported by the ...200616458463
evaluation of sexually transmitted diseases diagnostic algorithms among family planning clients in dar es salaam, tanzania.to determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (stds) and to assess the validity of std screening approaches among family planning clients in dar es salaam, tanzania.199810023364
high frequency of sexually transmitted diseases among pregnant women in dar es salaam, tanzania: need for intervention.in order to determine the prevalence and characteristics of sexually transmitted diseases (stds) in pregnant women (pw) attending a primary health care antenatal clinic (anc) in metropolitan dar es salaam, tanzania, a randomly selected sample of pw in their second or third trimesters were invited to participate at their first visit. they were interviewed using a questionnaire and underwent genital examination. genital swabs were obtained for microscopy and/or culture isolation of candida albican ...19968997849
risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases among women attending family planning clinics in dar-es-salaam, tanzania.identification of risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases (stds) assists in development of treatment algorithms, which are potentially important components of std control when microbiologic facilities are limited.19979155554
bacteriologic studies in external otitis in dar es salaam, tanzania.the bacterial flora from the auditory canals of 54 patients (74 ears) with external otitis was studied. pseudomonas aeruginosa was found in 38%. aspergillus in 24%, staphylococcus aureus in 18% and candida albicans in 14%. bacterial cultures from the auditory canals of 21 healthy subjects produced only the normal skin flora.19846542263
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