Factors affecting development of Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized pediatric patients in the country Georgia
Main aims of our study were to investigate occurrence of Clostridium difficile among hospitalized pediatric patients in Georgia and examine risk factors for the development of C. difficile infection. During our s... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 26, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Iuri Migriauli, Vakhtang Meunargia, Ivane Chkhaidze, Giorgi Sabakhtarishvili, Kakha Gujabidze, Maia Butsashvili and George Kamkamidze Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Human immunodeficiency virus associated pulmonary conditions leading to hospital admission and the pulmonary rehabilitation services received by patients at two central hospitals in Harare
Use of highly active antiretroviral therapy has led to marked reductions in the incidence of HIV-associated opportunistic infections but has had comparatively less impact on the incidence of some pulmonary dis... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 25, 2018 Category: Research Authors: C. Tadyanemhandu, C. Mupanda, J. Dambi, M. Chiwaridzo, V. Chikwasha and S. Chengetanai Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Molecular identification of Bartonella bacilliformis in ticks collected from two species of wild mammals in Madre de Dios: Peru
To study the presence of Bartonella bacilliformis in ticks collected from two wild mammals in Madre de Dios, Peru. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 25, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Juana del Valle-Mendoza, Jes ús Rojas-Jaimes, Fernando Vásquez-Achaya, Miguel Angel Aguilar-Luis, Germán Correa-Nuñez, Wilmer Silva-Caso, Andrés G. Lescano, Xiuping Song, Qiyong Liu and Dongmei Li Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Differential expression of cytokines and receptor expression during anoxic growth
Cell density in tumor cell three dimensional (3D) cultures affects secretome expression of components. A microenvironment characteristic shared by high-density 3D cell culture and in vivo tumor masses is poor ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 25, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Balbina J. Plotkin, Ira M. Sigar, Julie A. Swartzendruber, Amber Kaminski and James Davis Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Maternal depression does not affect complementary feeding indicators or stunting status of young children (6 –23 months) in Northern Ghana
The objective of this study was to explore the association between maternal depression and W... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 25, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Anthony Wemakor and Habib Iddrisu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Investigating the functionality of a ribosome-binding mutant of NAA15 using Saccharomyces cerevisiae
N-terminal acetylation is a common protein modification that occurs preferentially co-translationally as the substrate N-terminus is emerging from the ribosome. The major N-terminal acetyltransferase complex A... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 22, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Sylvia Varland and Thomas Arnesen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Brief report: Parental attitudes and knowledge on routine childhood immunization: an experience from Central Sri Lanka
This study was don... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 22, 2018 Category: Research Authors: N. C. Herath, T. Kudagammana, T. T. Sanathchandra, H. K. Gamage, I. M. Razik and V. Liynapathirana Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Integration of conventional cell viability assays for reliable and reproducible read-outs: experimental evidence
Short-term viability assays of cultured cells in 96-well plates are routinely used to determine the cytotoxicity or safety of drugs. These are often based on the formation of chromogen, generated selectively i... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 22, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Sukant Garg, He Huifu, Sunil C. Kaul and Renu Wadhwa Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Value of peripheral blood count for dengue severity prediction
This retrospective study was conducted in 2017 with the objective of evaluating the value of acute phase peripheral blood parameters in predicting dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF). Patients, who were admitted t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 20, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Udaya Ralapanawa, A. T. M. Alawattegama, Malinga Gunrathne, Sampath Tennakoon, S. A. M. Kularatne and Thilak Jayalath Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The efficacy of high-dose penicillin G for pneumococcal pneumonia diagnosed based on initial comprehensive assessment at admission: an observational study
High-dose penicillin therapy is effective in approximately 90% of pneumococcal pneumonia cases diagnosed based on urinary pneumococcal antigen tests or Gram staining at admission. The efficacy of high-dose pen... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 20, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Junpei Komagamine Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Tumor analysis: freeze –thawing cycle of triple-negative breast cancer cells alters tumor CD24/CD44 profiles and the percentage of tumor-infiltrating immune cells
The use of novel methods to characterize living tumor cells relies on well-conceived biobanks. Herein, we raised the question of whether the composition of fresh and freeze/thawed dissociated tumor samples is ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 20, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Matthieu Le Gallo, Thibault de la Motte Rouge, Amanda Poissonnier, Vincent Lavou é, Patrick Tas, Jean Leveque, Florence Godey and Patrick Legembre Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Mitochondrial genome variation of Atlantic cod
The objective of this study was to analyse intraspecific sequence variation of Atlantic cod mitochondrial DNA, based on a comprehensive collection of completely sequenced mitochondrial genomes. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 19, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Tor Erik J ørgensen, Bård Ove Karlsen, Åse Emblem, Ragna Breines, Morten Andreassen, Trine B. Rounge, Alexander J. Nederbragt, Kjetill S. Jakobsen, Marianne Nymark, Anita Ursvik, Dag H. Coucheron, Lars Martin Jakt, Jarle T. Nordeide, Truls Moum and Ste Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Case report: Diffuse hyperplastic perilobar nephroblastomatosis complicated by a unilateral Wilms tumour: diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
Nephroblastomatosis is an uncommon pathologic process characterized by the presence of persistent embryonic nephrogenic rests. Progression to Wilms tumour occurs in an estimated 35% of patients. Cure rates are... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 19, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Bruce Gao, Emeka Nzekwu, Anthony Jonathan Cook and Shelley Jane Spaner Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

The remarkable plethora of infestation-responsive Q-type C2H2 transcription factors in potato
Q-type C2H2 transcription factors (TF) play crucial roles in the plant response to stress, often leading to regulation of downstream genes required for tolerance to these challenges. An infestation-responsive ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 19, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Susan D. Lawrence and Nicole G. Novak Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Acceptability and feasibility of magnetic femoral nerve stimulation in older, functionally impaired patients
Magnetic femoral nerve stimulation to test muscle function has been largely unexplored in older people. We assessed acceptability, feasibility, along with reproducibility and correlation with other physical fu... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 15, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Louise A. Beveridge, Rosemary J. G. Price, Louise A. Burton, Miles D. Witham, Allan D. Struthers and Deepa Sumukadas Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Confirmation of covalently-linked structure and cell-death inducing activity in site-specific chemical conjugates of human Fas ligand extracellular domain
In this study, we aimed to identify the structural components and to clarify the biological activity in the site-specific conjugates of human Fas ligand extracellular domain (hFasLECD) with either fluorescein ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 15, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Michiro Muraki and Kiyonori Hirota Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Self-assessment differences between genders in a low-stakes objective structured clinical examination (OSCE)
Physicians and medical students are generally poor-self assessors. Research suggests that this inaccuracy in self-assessment differs by gender among medical students whereby females underestimate their perform... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 15, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Lorenzo Madrazo, Claire B. Lee, Meghan McConnell and Karima Khamisa Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The impact of bariatric surgery on the resolution of obstructive sleep apnoea
Obesity is associated with a high incidence of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Bariatric surgery is postulated to lead to OSA resolution, but there is inconclusive evidence on its efficacy. We used objective m... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Toritseju Oluwafunmilayo Sillo, Simon Lloyd-Owen, Emma White, Karen Abolghasemi-Malekabadi, Penny Lock-Pullan, Muhammed Ali, Anthony Perry, Steven John Robinson and Martin Stuart Wadley Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes and skills in melanoma diagnosis among doctors: a cross sectional study from Sri Lanka
This study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitudes and skills of non-specialist doctors on timely referral of suspicious lesions for melanoma diagnosis. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: H. M. M. T. B. Herath, B. S. D. P. Keragala, W. A. E. Udeshika, S. S. M. Samarawickrama, S. P. Pahalagamage, Aruna Kulatunga and Chaturaka Rodrigo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Topolnogical classifier for detecting the emergence of epileptic seizures
An innovative method based on topological data analysis is introduced for classifying EEG recordings of patients affected by epilepsy. We construct a topological space from a collection of EEGs signals using P... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Marco Piangerelli, Matteo Rucco, Luca Tesei and Emanuela Merelli Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Hereditary hearing loss SNP-microarray pilot study
Despite recent advancements in diagnostic tools, the genomic landscape of hereditary hearing loss remains largely uncharacterized. One strategy to understand genome-wide aberrations includes the analysis of co... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Barbara Vona, Michaela A. H. Hofrichter, J örg Schröder, Wafaa Shehata-Dieler, Indrajit Nanda and Thomas Haaf Tags: Data note Source Type: research

The association between the lipid profile and fasting blood glucose with weight related outcomes in healthy obese adults
The present study was conducted on healthy obese persons to determine: (i) the association between total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, total cholesterol/HDL ratio and fasting blood glucose (FBG)... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Shirley Telles, Sushma Pal, Sachin Kumar Sharma, Alok Singh, Niranjan Kala and Acharya Balkrishna Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Liver transplant score for prediction of biliary atresia patients ’ survival following Kasai procedure
Recently, a scoring system has been developed to predict which patients with biliary atresia (BA) who underwent a Kasai procedure should be considered for liver transplant. Here, we applied the scoring system ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Gunadi, Timotheus Allen Gunawan, Galih Widiyanto, Amalia Yuanita, Nenny Sri Mulyani and Akhmad Makhmudi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevention of haematoma progression by tranexamic acid in intracerebral haemorrhage patients with and without spot sign on admission scan: a statistical analysis plan of a pre-specified sub-study of the TICH-2 trial
We present the statistical analysis plan of a prespecified Tranexamic Acid for Hyperacute Primary Intracerebral Haemorrhage (TICH)-2 sub-study aiming to investigate, if tranexamic acid has a different effect i... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Christian Ovesen, Janus Christian Jakobsen, Christian Gluud, Thorsten Steiner, Zhe Law, Katie Flaherty, Rob A. Dineen, Philip M. Bath, Nikola Sprigg and Hanne Christensen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Magnitude of diabetes self-care practice and associated factors among type two adult diabetic patients following at public Hospitals in central zone, Tigray Region, Ethiopia, 2017
Self-care practice in type two diabetes is a critical factor to keep the disease under control. Despite the important role of self-care practices in management of diabetes were recognized to be useful and effe... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Teklewoini Mariye, Hagos Tasew, Girmay Teklay, Hadgu Gerensea and Workinesh Daba Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Genetic screen identifies a requirement for SMN in mRNA localisation within the Drosophila oocyte
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) results from insufficient levels of the survival motor neuron (SMN) protein. Drosophila is conducive to large-scale genetic-modifier screens which can reveal novel pathways underpinn... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Beppe Aquilina and Ruben J. Cauchi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Role of temperature in reported chickenpox cases in northern European countries: Denmark and Finland
In this study, we sought to explore the temperature-dependent transition of patterns of reported chickenpox cases in the northern European countries of Denmark and Finland to help determine the potential relat... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Ayako Sumi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Correction to: Spontaneous rhythms in a harbor seal pup calls
Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported an error in the first sentence of the ‘Sound recordings’ section. The recordings mentioned in this sentence were performed 6 days later th... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 11, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Andrea Ravignani Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Comparison of TPLO tibial tuberosity fractures with and without an in situ rotational pin
Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) rupture is a common cause of pelvic limb lameness in dogs. The tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) is a well-described surgical procedure that treats CCL ruptures. The obje... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 8, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Matthew J. Morgan and Jean K. Frazho Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Cytokeratin 5/6 and cytokeratin 8/18 expression in triple negative breast cancers: clinicopathologic significance in South-Asian population
Cytokeratin 5/6 and Cytokeratin 8/18 are basal and luminal markers of breast cancer and they have pathological and prognostic significance in breast cancer. We performed Cytokeratin 5/6 and CK8/18 immunohistoc... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 8, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Atif Ali Hashmi, Samreen Naz, Shumaila Kanwal Hashmi, Zubaida Fida Hussain, Muhammad Irfan, Syed Muhammad Abu Bakar, Naveen Faridi, Amir Khan and Muhammad Muzzammil Edhi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Self-rated health, quality of life and appetite as predictors of initiation of dialysis and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease stages 4 –5: a prospective cohort study
Patient-reported health status, including symptom burden, functional status and quality of life, are important measures of health in patients with chronic kidney disease. We aimed to investigate patient-report... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 8, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Birgith Engelst Grove, Liv Marit Schougaard, Niels Henrik Hjollund and Per Ivarsen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The association of latent toxoplasmosis and level of serum testosterone in humans
Latent toxoplasmosis modifies various hormones and behaviors in infected hosts and possibly involves in etiology of different neurologic and psychiatric disorders. The aim of the current study was to assess po... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 8, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Nima Zouei, Saeedeh Shojaee, Mehdi Mohebali and Hossein Keshavarz Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Male size, not female preferences influence female reproductive success in a poeciliid fish (Poecilia latipinna): a combined behavioural/genetic approach
We investigated the potential role of indirect benefits for female mate preferences in a highly promiscuous species of live-bearing fishes, the sailfin molly Poecilia latipinna using an integrative approach that ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 8, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Ulrike Scherer, Ralph Tiedemann and Ingo Schlupp Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Elimination of Mycoplasma contamination in Chlamydia stocks as a result of in vivo passage or plaque isolation
This study aims to eliminate Mycoplasma spp. contamination from laboratory stocks of Chlamydia spp. by in vivo passage or by plaque assay. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 7, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Ira M. Sigar, Justin H. Schripsema, Kathleen A. Kelly, Ashlesh K. Murthy, Srikanth Manam and Kyle H. Ramsey Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Challenges to achieving low palatal fistula rates following primary cleft palate repair: experience of an institution in Uganda
To determine frequency of palatal fistula following primary cleft palate repair and the associated factors as a measure of cleft palate repair outcome and its challenges at a cleft centre in Uganda. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 7, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Josephine Linda Katusabe, Andrew Hodges, George William Galiwango and Edgar M. Mulogo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Multiplex PCR for the simultaneous detection of the Enterobacterial gene wecA, the Shiga Toxin genes (stx1 and stx2) and the Intimin gene (eae)
The aetiology of several human diarrhoeas has been increasingly associated with the presence of virulence factors rather than with the bacterial species hosting the virulence genes, exemplified by the sporadic... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 7, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Marc B. Angl ès d’Auriac and Reidun Sirevåg Tags: Research Note Source Type: research

Urinary exosomal expression of activator of G protein signaling 3 in polycystic kidney disease
PKD is a genetic disease that is characterized by abnormally proliferative epithelial cells in the kidney and liver. Urinary exosomes have been previously examined as a source of unique proteins that may be us... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 7, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Krishna C. Keri, Kevin R. Regner, Aaron T. Dall and Frank Park Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Performance evaluation of three rapid screening assays for detection of antibodies to hepatitis C virus in Cameroon
This study was aimed at evaluating the performance of three CE-marked rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs): Multisure-HCV, First Response ® and Toyo®; for screening anti- HCV antibody using plasma samples. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 5, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Clavel Landry Kouam Fondjo, Paul Alain Tagnouokam Ngoupo, Laure Ngono, Jean-Christophe Plantier and Richard Njouom Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Hematological abnormalities in patients with malaria and typhoid in Tamale Metropolis of Ghana
In this study, we evaluated the prevalence of cytopenias in patients with mono-infect... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 5, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Nsoh Godwin Anabire, Paul Armah Aryee and Gideon Kofi Helegbe Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Sublingual nitroglycerin for early blood pressure control in hypertensive emergencies: observations from an emergency department clinical audit in Sri Lanka
Hypertensive emergencies are potentially life threatening and require prompt blood pressure control with intravenous agents. Preparation of intravenous infusions is time consuming. Usefulness of sublingual nit... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 5, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Nadarajah Prasanna, Harsha A. Dissanayake and Godwin R. Constantine Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Duration taken for the anal sphincter pressures to stabilize prior to anorectal manometry
Anorectal manometry (ARM) is an integral part of evaluating the anal sphincter function. The current recommendation of waiting for 5 min (lead-in-time) prior to beginning the recording has no evidence. A prolo... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 5, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Dakshitha Praneeth Wickramasinghe, Umesh Jayarajah and Dharmabandhu Nandadeva Samarasekera Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Electromyographic activity of quadriceps muscle during sit-to-stand in patients with unilateral knee osteoarthritis
The sit-to-stand (STS) is a simple test to evaluate the functional performance of the quadriceps muscle in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). The aim was to evaluate the electromyographic (EMG) activity o... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 5, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Hamad S. Al Amer, Mohamed A. Sabbahi, Hesham N. Alrowayeh, William J. Bryan and Sharon L. Olson Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Repeat participation in annual cross-sectional surveys of drug users and its implications for analysis
We sought to establish the extent of repeat participation in a large annual cross-sectional survey of people who inject drugs and assess its implications for analysis. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 4, 2018 Category: Research Authors: P. A. Agius, C. K. Aitken, C. Breen and P. M. Dietze Tags: Research note Source Type: research

High heterotrophic counts in potable water and antimicrobial resistance among indicator organisms in two peri-urban communities of Karachi, Pakistan
Fecal contamination of potable water leads to unsafe water supply. Although many urban areas of large metropolitan cities receive safe water, peri-urban areas are often not monitored by public health authoriti... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 4, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Sadia Shakoor, Imran Ahmed, Saima Mukhtiar, Israr Ahmed, Farzeen Hirani, Shazia Sultana and Rumina Hasan Tags: Research note Source Type: research

An evaluation of the short physical performance battery following pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
There is a need for simple tools to evaluate physical performance in patients with COPD before and after pulmonary rehabilitation. The aims of this study were to evaluate changes in short physical performance ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 4, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Petra Larsson, Christine R åheim Borge, Malin Nygren-Bonnier, Anners Lerdal and Anne Edvardsen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

National report on aggressions to physicians in Spain 2010 –2015: violence in the workplace—ecological study
Aggressions against health staff is a phenomenon that is not widely studied worldwide. To date, there is no national study analyzing this situation in Spain. Our objective is to describe and analyze aggression... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - June 4, 2018 Category: Research Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Compliance to iron and folic acid supplementation in pregnancy, Northwest Ethiopia
Strict compliance to iron and folic acid supplementation is vital for prevention of anemia in pregnancy. However, data are scarce in Ethiopia. So, we conducted this study to assess the level of compliance to i... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 30, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Tesfaye Molla Birhanu, Mequanent Kassa Birarra and Fantahun Ayenew Mekonnen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Some coagulase negative Staphylococcus spp. isolated from buffalo can be misidentified as Staphylococcus aureus by phenotypic and Sa442 PCR methods
Staphylococcus aureus is a commonly reported cause of buffalo mastitis. However, its prevalence may be overestimated. The aim of this study was to compare S. aureus identification by conventional phenotypic and g... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 30, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Camila C. de Almeida, Lucas J. L. Pizauro, Glenn A. Soltes, Durda Slavic, Fernando A. de Ávila, João M. Pizauro and Janet I. MacInnes Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Paraquat induced acute kidney injury and lung fibrosis: a case report from Bangladesh
Since Bangladesh government issued a ban on the use of highly toxic WHO Class I pesticides, annual consumption of herbicides like Paraquat have been sharply increasing in the markets. Paraquat poisoning is an ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 30, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Ishrat Tahsin Isha, Z. H. M. Nazmul Alam, Bidur Kanti Shaha, Md. Shafiqul Bari, Mohammad Zabed Jillul Bari and Fazle Rabbi Chowdhury Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

The implementation of the free maternal health policy in rural Northern Ghana: synthesised results and lessons learnt
A free maternal health policy was implemented under Ghana ’s National Health Insurance Scheme to promote the use of maternal health services. Under the policy, women are entitled to free services throughout pre... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 29, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Philip Ayizem Dalinjong, Alex Y. Wang and Caroline S. E. Homer Tags: Research note Source Type: research