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Identification of antigen-specific serological cross-reactivity among survivors of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever
(University of the Free State, 2013)
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Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from the Free State and Northern Cape provinces, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2004-05)
Background. Tuberculosis is increasing in the Free State and Northern Cape provinces of South Africa, but it is not clear how much of the disease is caused by reactivated latent infection and how much is attributed to ...
Immune responses to Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus and molecular characterization of viral isolates
(University of the Free State, 2014-02)
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) is a tick-borne virus belonging to the family Bunyaviridae, genus Nairovirus. The distribution of the virus correlates with that of the principal vector, ticks belonging to ...
Identification of antigenic regions and linear B cell epitopes on yellow fever virus
(University of the Free State, 2013-02)
English: Yellow fever virus (YFV) virus is an arthropod-borne virus that causes viral hemorrhagic fever in humans in the tropical parts of both Africa and South America. The virus belongs to the family Flaviviridae, of the ...
Strain characterisation, antibiotic resistance and Meca Gene analysis of Staphylococci
(University of the Free State, 1999-12)
S. aureus, is undoubtedly the most pathogenic of the Staphylococcus species, having the ability to produce invasive and toxigenic infections. Historically, the less virulent coagulase-negative staphylococci (ENS) were ...
The development of a method for the detection and estimation of CCHF virus RNA in tick species
(University of the Free State, 2000-05)
Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), caused by a RNA virus, is a tick-borne viral zoonosis occurring in Europe, Asia and Africa. The fatality rate is ±30%. Rapid and accurate diagnosis is essential. The aim of this ...
Beta-lactam resistance profiles in urinary tract infection among Escherichia coli isolates in Bloemfontein
(University of the Free State, 2005-05)
English: This study was designed to elucidate the epidemiology, nature and extent of β-lactam resistance in urinary tract infections caused by Escherichia coli isolates in Bloemfontein hospitals. To reach this goal it ...
Die voorkoms van giste tydens hoenderproduksie
(University of the Free State, 2000-12)
Afrikaans: Die verhoging in die plasing van die aantal hoenders per oppervlakte verhouding in moderne pluimvee boerdery praktyke, skep In klimaat waar mikrobiese groei (insluitend patogeniese mikroorganismes) gestimuleer ...
Evaluation of constructed recombinant mengoviruses and other HIV vaccine candidates in murine and primate models
(University of the Free State, 2001-03)
The development of an effective vaccine against HIV is a formidable challenge. The overall objective of this work was to evaluate different HIV -1 vaccine approaches in primate and murine models. In a first approach ...