Strain-to-strain variation of Rhodococcus equi growth and biofilm formation in vitro
Rhodococcus equi is an opportunistic pathogen that causes disease worldwide in young foals and immunocompromised humans. The interactions of R. equi with the host immune system have been described; however, most ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 19, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Adina R. Bujold, Nicholas R. Lani and Macarena G. Sanz Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Correlates of cervical cancer screening uptake among female under graduate students of Aksum University, College of Health Sciences, Tigray, Ethiopia
Cervical cancer is among the leading cancer related causes of morbidity and mortality of women in the world. Ethiopia is among the highest risk countries with age adjusted incidence of cervical cancer 35.9 per... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 19, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Dawit Gebregziabher, Eskedar Berhanie, Tsiyon Birhanu and Kidanemariam Tesfamariam Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A seed germination transcriptomic study contrasting two soybean genotypes that differ in terms of their tolerance to the deleterious impacts of elevated temperatures during seed fill
Soybean seed development is negatively impacted by elevated temperatures during seed fill, which can decrease seed quality and economic value. Prior germplasm screens identified an exotic landrace able to main... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 19, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Jason D. Gillman, Jessica J. Biever, Songqing Ye, William G. Spollen, Scott A. Givan, Zhen Lyu, Trupti Joshi, James R. Smith and Felix B. Fritschi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Correlates of social support on report of probable common mental disorders in Zimbabwean informal caregivers of patients with stroke: a cross-sectional survey
Stroke is a major global public health burden. Unfortunately, stroke invariably leads to functional limitations, consequently, most stroke survivors are hugely dependent on family members/informal caregivers i... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Phillipa Marima, Ropafadzo Gunduza, Debra Machando and Jermaine M. Dambi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Latent tuberculosis infection and associated risk factors among people living with HIV and apparently healthy blood donors at the University of Gondar referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia
Immuno-compromised individuals with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) are at an increased risk for tuberculosis reactivation compared with the general population. The aim of this study was to determine the ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mekdes Tilahun, Agumas Shibabaw, Amare Kiflie, Gezahegn Bewket, Ebba Abate and Baye Gelaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Multi-drug resistant extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing E. coli and Salmonella on raw vegetable salads served at hotels and restaurants in Bharatpur, Nepal
Antimicrobial resistance among the bacteria present in ready-to-eat foods like vegetable salads is an emerging concern today. The current study was undertaken to investigate the presence of multi-drug resistan... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Sanjeep Sapkota, Sanjib Adhikari, Asmita Pandey, Sujan Khadka, Madhuri Adhikari, Hemraj Kandel, Sandhya Pathak and Asmita Pandey Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Predictors of isolated systolic hypertension among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in Jimma University Specialized Hospital, Southwest Ethiopia
Systolic blood pressure rise among T2DM patients was main risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Objective of this study was to identify predictors of isolated systolic hypertension among T2DM patients at Jim... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Baye Dagnew and Yigizie Yeshaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Changes in body weight and blood pressure among women using Depo-Provera injection in Northwest Ethiopia
Depo-Provera is an injectable contraceptive method containing medroxyprogesterone acetate. It has some adverse effects like changes in menstrual pattern, loss in bone mineral density and risk of weight gain. T... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Muluken Fekadie Zerihun, Tabarak Malik, Yohannes Mulu Ferede, Tesfahun Bekele and Yigizie Yeshaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Geographical distribution, evaluation of risk of dengue and its relationship with the El Ni ño Southern Oscillation in an endemic region of Peru between 2004 and 2015
To determine the geographical distribution and risk stratification of dengue infection in an endemic region of Peru, and its relationship with the presence of El Ni ño Southern Oscillation (ENSO). (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 13, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Wilmer Silva-Caso, Walter Espinoza-Esp íritu, Jaquelin Espejo-Evaristo, Hugo Carrillo-Ng, Miguel Angel Aguilar-Luis, Luciana Stimmler and Juana del Valle-Mendoza Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Repeat induced abortion and associated factors among reproductive age women who seek abortion services in Debre Berhan town health institutions, Central Ethiopia, 2019
To assess the magnitude and associated factors of repeat induced abortion among women aged from 15 to 49 who seek abortion care services in the health institutions of Debre Berhan town, Central Ethiopia, 2019. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 13, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Geremew Kindie Behulu, Endegena Abebe Fenta and Getie Lake Aynalem Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Statistical risk prediction models for adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes in severe preeclampsia in a low-resource setting: proposal for a single-centre cross-sectional study at Mpilo Central Hospital, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are a leading cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality, especially in low-resource settings. Identifying mothers and babies at greatest risk of complications ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 13, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Solwayo Ngwenya, Brian Jones, Alexander Edward Patrick Heazell and Desmond Mwembe Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Adverse events with fatal outcome associated with alemtuzumab treatment in multiple sclerosis
Sporadic fatal adverse events have been reported during treatment of multiple sclerosis with alemtuzumab. To provide a systematic overview, we searched the centralized European Medicines Agency database of sus... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 12, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Trygve Holm øy, Børre Fevang, David Benee Olsen, Olav Spigset and Lars Bø Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Determinants and seasonality of major structural birth defects among newborns delivered at primary and referral hospital of East and West Gojjam zones, Northwest Ethiopia 2017 –2018: case–control study
Although infant mortality because of birth defect has increased in both developed and developing countries, had not got attention like other health issues at national, regional, or local levels. Documenting th... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 9, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Binalfew Tsehay, Desalegn Shitie, Akilog Lake, Erimiyas Abebaw, Amisalu Taye and Enatinesh Essa Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Effect of curcumin supplementation on serum expression of select cytokines and chemokines in a female rat model of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
We recently reported that curcumin supplementation in a metabolically (i.e., Western diet [WD]) and chemically (i.e., CCl4) induced female rat model of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) was associated with low... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 9, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Matthew B. Pickich, Mark W. Hargrove, C. Niles Phillips, James C. Healy, Angelique N. Moore, Michael D. Roberts and Jeffrey S. Martin Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Glyphosate does not substitute for glycine in proteins of actively dividing mammalian cells
Glyphosate (N-phosphonomethyl glycine) and its commercial herbicide formulations have been shown to exert toxicity via various mechanisms. It has been asserted that glyphosate substitutes for glycine in polypepti... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 8, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Michael N. Antoniou, Armel Nicolas, Robin Mesnage, Martina Biserni, Francesco V. Rao and Cristina Vazquez Martin Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Household characteristics as predictors of access to paediatric malaria treatment in Homa-Bay County, Kenya
To investigate the influence of socioeconomic household characteristics on access to paediatric malaria treatment in Homa Bay County, Kenya. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Maurice O. Kodhiambo, Beatrice K. Amugune and Julius O. Oyugi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Heart disease in pregnancy —clinical pattern and prevalence: initial data from the first cardio-maternal unit in Iraq
The purpose of this study to determine the clinical pattern and prevalence of heart disease in pregnancy at the first established cardio-maternal unit in Iraq over the last 4 years; since January 2015 till May... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Hasan Ali Farhan and Israa Fadhil Yaseen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

High-performance liquid chromatography and Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay techniques for detection and quantification of aflatoxin B1 in feed samples: a comparative study
Comparison was done between high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and a competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for detection and quantification of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) in feed samples. The t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Achenef Melaku Beyene, Xiangwei Du, Dwayne E. Schrunk, Steve Ensley and Wilson K. Rumbeiha Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Challenges with study procedure fidelity when conducting household survey: reports from the field
The aim of the study was to identify reasons for protocol deviations during conduct of large epidemiological surveys despite training of field workers, validating clinicians, and providing field supervisory su... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Micheal O. Alade and Elizabeth O. Oziegbe Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Knowledge and performance of nursing students of Kermanshah-Iran regarding the standards of nosocomial infections control: a cross-sectional study
The aim of this study was to determine the level of knowledge and performance of nursing students in regard to the standards of nosocomial infections control. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Parastoo Majidipour, Amir Aryan, Maryam Janatolmakan and Alireza Khatony Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Construct validity and internal consistency of Hall ’s Professionalism Scale: tested on South African nurses
In South Africa, appropriate criteria to measure the professional standing of professional nurses are essential. Internationally, there are professionalism scales by which to measure professionalism, but none ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tinda Rabie Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Knowledge and practice of immediate new-born care among midwives in central zone public health facilities, Tigray, Ethiopia: cross sectional study
The objective of this study was to assess knowledge and practice of immediate new-born care among midwives in central zone public health facilities Tigray region, 2016. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tesfay Tsegay Gebru, Rajalakshmi Murugan, Alem Gebremariam Abrha and Mekonnen Haftom Goyteom Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Poor sleep quality and its predictors among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients attending Jimma University Medical Center, Jimma, Ethiopia
The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of poor sleep quality and its associated factors among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus at Jimma University Medical Center, Jimma, Ethiopia 2018. Compar... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tadeg Jemere, Andualem Mossie, Hiwot Berhanu and Yigizie Yeshaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Self-care practices and associated factors among adult hypertensive patients in Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2018
To assess self-care practices and associated factors among hypertensive patients in Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital 2017/2018. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Gebrewahd Bezabh Gebremichael, Kalayou Kidanu Berhe, Birhane Gebrehiwot Beyene and Kiros Belay Gebrekidan Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Does MMPI assessed at medical school admission predict psychological problems in later years?
Psychological distress among medical students is related to personality. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is a common instrument used to assess personality and psychological problems duri... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Kulvadee Thongpibul, Pairada Varnado, Nahathai Wongpakaran, Tinakon Wongpakaran, Pimolpun Kuntawong and Danny Wedding Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence of occupational injury and associated factors among building construction workers in Dessie town, Northeast Ethiopia; 2018
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of occupational injury and associated factors among building construction workers in Dessie town, Northeast Ethiopia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Teferi Gebru Gebremeskel and Tesfaye Yimer Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Maternal complication related to instrumental delivery at Felege Hiwot Specialized Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective cross-sectional study
The study aimed to determine proportion and risk factors for maternal complication related to forceps and vacuum delivery among mother who gave birth at Felege Hiwot Comprehensive Specialized Hospital (FHCSH). (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Shimeles Biru, Dagne Addisu, Simachew Kassa and Simachew Animen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Knowledge, practice and associated factors of newborn care among postnatal mothers at health centers, Bahir Dar City, Northwestern Ethiopia, 2016
Most neonatal deaths occur in low income and middle-income countries and about half of the deaths occur at home. It is estimated that about 75% of neonatal deaths could be avoided with simple, low-cost tools t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Awoke Kebede Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Influence of preoperative serum creatinine level and intraoperative volume of contrast medium on the risk of acute kidney injury after transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a retrospective observational study
This study aimed to determine if contrast medium volume (CMV) is a risk factor for acute kidney injury (AKI) during transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) via a transfemoral approach performed without ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Daisuke Miura, Yasutaka Yamada, Shinichiro Kusaba, Eijiro Nogami, Junji Yunoki, Yoshiko Sakamoto, Yutaka Hikichi, Koichi Node and Yoshiro Sakaguchi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Effect of community led total sanitation and hygiene (CLTSH) implementation program on latrine utilization among adult villagers of North Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Absence of latrine remains a common public health problem in most of the Sub-Saharan Africa countries. A cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the effect of community-led total sanitation and hygiene a... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Brhane Gebremariam and Kenfe Tsehaye Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with perceived quality of life in artisanal fishermen: a cross-sectional study
To analyze a combination of socioeconomic and demographic characteristics, chronotype, stress perception and level of physical activity with the perception of quality of life in artisanal fishermen. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Bh árbara Karolline Rodrigues Silva, Francisco Winter dos Santos Figueiredo, Erika da Silva Maciel, Fernando Rodrigues Peixoto Quaresma and Fernando Adami Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Label-free quantitative proteomics in Candida yeast species: technical and biological replicates to assess data reproducibility
Label-free quantitative proteomics has emerged as a powerful strategy to obtain high quality quantitative measures of the proteome with only a very small quantity of total protein extract. Because our research... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 1, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ga ëlle Lelandais, Thomas Denecker, Camille Garcia, Nicolas Danila, Thibaut Léger and Jean-Michel Camadro Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Transcriptomic changes in wheat during tan spot (Pyrenophora tritici-repentis) disease
Tan spot is a yield-reducing disease that affects wheat and is caused by the fungus Pyrenophora tritici-repentis (Ptr). Eight races of Ptr have been identified based upon production of the effectors Ptr ToxA, Ptr... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 1, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ethan J. Andersen, Shaukat Ali and Madhav P. Nepal Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Antibiograms and risk factors of Salmonella isolates from laying hens and eggs in Jimma Town, South Western Ethiopia
Salmonella is the most important causes of foodborne illness especially from poultry and poultry products. So the aim of this study was to carryout phenotypic characterization, antimicrobials susceptibility patte... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 1, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Diriba Taddese, Tadele Tolosa, Benti Deresa, Matios lakow, Abebe Olani and Eshetu Shumi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Electrophoretic mobility shift assays implicate XRCC2:rs3218550C > T as a potential low-penetrant susceptibility allele for sporadic breast cancer
A previous study undertaken at our centre to identify common genetic variants associated with sporadic breast cancer in Sri Lankan women showed that the T allele of rs3218550, located in the 3 ′untranslated reg... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 1, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Nirmala D. Sirisena, Nilakshi Samaranayake and Vajira H. W. Dissanayake Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Timed relay contact closure controlled system for parallel second dimensions in multi-dimensional liquid chromatography
Short-chain triacylglycerols (TAGs) in lipid extracts of biological samples are not sufficiently resolved using conventional reversed-phase separation on two C18 columns in series, or using a two-dimensional c... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 1, 2019 Category: Research Authors: William Craig Byrdwell Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Bacteremia in febrile cancer patients in Uganda
The aim of this study was to determine the predominant bacterial species causing bacteremia among febrile cancer patients, and their antibacterial resistance profiles at the Uganda Cancer Institute. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 30, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Margaret Lubwama, Warren Phipps, Christine F. Najjuka, Henry Kajumbula, Henry Ddungu, Joyce B. Kambugu and Freddie Bwanga Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence of pediculosis capitis and associated factors among schoolchildren in Woreta town, northwest Ethiopia
The aim of the study was to determine the associated risk factors and prevalence of pediculosis capitis among school-aged children in Woreta town, northwest Ethiopia. An institution-based cross-sectional study... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 30, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Henok Dagne, Awel Aba Biya, Amanuel Tirfie, Walelegn Worku Yallew and Baye Dagnew Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Estimation of renal function in adult outpatients with normal serum creatinine
The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of renal insufficiency using estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) among adult outpatients with normal SCr. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Temesgen Fiseha, Tizita Mengesha, Rahel Girma, Edosa Kebede and Angesom Gebreweld Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Data of a sub-analysis of the DEMDATA study: characteristics of Austrian and Czech nursing homes residents
The aim of this data paper is to provide the data set of a sub-analysis of the DEMDATA study data. In the DEMDATA study, epidemiological data on the prevalence and severity of dementia, as well as functioning,... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Margit H öfler, Paulina Ratajczak, Anna Beránková, Doris Prieschl, Michal Šteffl, Iva Holmerová and Stefanie R. Auer Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Prevalence of ethanol and other potentially harmful excipients in pediatric oral medicines: survey of community pharmacies in a Nigerian City
This study evaluated the concentrations and prevalence of etha... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 26, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Rebecca Soremekun, Irene Ogbuefi and Roseline Aderemi-Williams Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Re-recruiting postpartum women living with HIV into a follow-up study in Cape Town, South Africa
Recruitment and retention present major challenges to longitudinal research in maternal and child health, yet there are few insights into optimal strategies that can be employed in low-resource settings. Follo... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 26, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Phepo Mogoba, Yolanda Gomba, Kirsty Brittain, Tamsin K. Phillips, Allison Zerbe, Landon Myer and Elaine J. Abrams Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Transgene stacking in potato using the GAANTRY system
GAANTRY (Gene Assembly in Agrobacterium by Nucleic acid Transfer using Recombinase technologY) is a flexible and effective system for stably stacking multiple genes within an Agrobacterium virulence plasmid Trans... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Kent F. McCue, Ethan Gardner, Ronald Chan, Roger Thilmony and James Thomson Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Childbirth Experience Questionnaire (CEQ): research proposal for translation and validation into Sinhala language among a Lankan cohort of women
The Childbirth Experience Questionnaire (CEQ) is a Sweden origin, self-administered questionnaire to assess birth satisfaction of women in different aspects of their first labour and birth. It measures four ma... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Malitha Patabendige Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Scalpel blade contamination and risk of postoperative surgical site infection following abdominal incisions in dogs
This prospective observation sought to determine if scalpel blades used for abdominal skin incisions in dogs are a significant source of bacterial contamination, and if these blades should be changed prior to ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Christina G. Lioce, Elizabeth C. Davis, Julie W. Bennett, Forrest I. Townsend and Christopher P. Bloch Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Polycystic ovary syndrome dependency on mtDNA mutation; copy Number and its association with insulin resistance
Study analyzes mutation in mtDNA (Mitochondrial DNA) among diabetic women with PCOS in non-diabetic diabetic women and compared with the healthy control. Women with known case of hyperandrogenism, ovulatory dy... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 24, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Noor AlHuda Ali A. H. Saeed, Israa Hussein Hamzah and Samar Abdul Raheem Al-Gharrawi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Comparison of ultraconserved elements (UCEs) to microsatellite markers for the study of avian hybrid zones: a test in Aphelocoma jays
Hybrid zones are geographic regions where genetically distinct taxa interbreed, resulting in offspring of mixed ancestry. California Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma californica) and Woodhouse ’s Scrub-Jays (A. woodhouseii)... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 24, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Nicholas T. Vinciguerra, Whitney L. E. Tsai, Brant C. Faircloth and John E. McCormack Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Management of cellulitis and the role of the nurse: a 5-year retrospective multicentre study in Fako, Cameroon
This was a 5 year retrospective study of patients ’ hospital records to find out how patients with cellulitis are managed and the care provided by nurses to these patients in some hospitals in Fako, Cameroon. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Bachi-Ayukokang Ebob-Anya, Nahyeni Bassah and John Ngunde Palle Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Polymorphisms rs693421 and rs2499601 at locus 1q43 and their haplotypes are not associated with primary open-angle glaucoma: a case –control study
The genetic spectrum of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in middle-eastern Saudi ’s is still elusive. To this end, we investigated an association between rs693421, rs2499601 and their haplotypes at chromosome... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Altaf A. Kondkar, Taif A. Azad, Tahira Sultan, Faisal A. Al-Mobarak, Hatem Kalantan and Saleh A. Al-Obeidan Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Level of physical activity and associated factors during pregnancy among women who gave birth in Public Zonal Hospitals of Tigray
Physical activity in the general population is considered too low, and this is true for pregnant women. Moderate physical activity during pregnancy have many benefits for the mother and the developing baby. Th... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Dawit Gebregziabher, Haftu Berhe, Mekuria Kassa and Eskedar Berhanie Tags: Research note Source Type: research