University of Pretoria

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Organization: University of Pretoria
Country: South Africa

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  1. pmc A molecular-structure hypothesis
    Jan C A Boeyens
    Unit for Advanced Study, University of Pretoria, Lynnwood Road, Pretoria, South Africa E Mail Tel 27 12 420 4528
    Int J Mol Sci 11:4267-84. 2010
  2. doi HIV/AIDS stigma in a South African community
    M J Visser
    Department of Psychology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    AIDS Care 21:197-206. 2009
  3. doi Outbreeding and possibly inbreeding depression in a pollinating fig wasp with a mixed mating system
    J M Greeff
    Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Heredity (Edinb) 102:349-56. 2009
  4. doi Multiple gene genealogies and phenotypic data reveal cryptic species of the Botryosphaeriaceae: a case study on the Neofusicoccum parvum/N. ribis complex
    Draginja Pavlic
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 51:259-68. 2009
  5. doi Lagos bat virus virulence in mice inoculated by the peripheral route
    W Markotter
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1155-62. 2009
  6. doi The applicability of ordinary least squares to consistently short distances between taxa in phylogenetic tree construction and the normal distribution test consequences
    C Z Roux
    Department of Genetics, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 0002, Republic of South Africa
    Bull Math Biol 71:771-80. 2009
  7. ncbi Establishment of selected baseline blood chemistry and hematologic parameters in captive and wild-caught African white-backed vultures (Gyps africanus)
    V Naidoo
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    J Wildl Dis 44:649-54. 2008
  8. doi Detection of a Theileria species in dogs in South Africa
    P T Matjila
    Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa
    Vet Parasitol 157:34-40. 2008
  9. doi Captive breeding of cheetahs in South Africa--30 years of data from the de Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre
    H J Bertschinger
    Section of Reproduction, Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Reprod Domest Anim 43:66-73. 2008
  10. doi Metric sex determination from the pelvis in modern Greeks
    M Steyn
    Department of Anatomy, University of Pretoria, PO Box 2034, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Forensic Sci Int 179:86.e1-6. 2008

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  1. pmc A molecular-structure hypothesis
    Jan C A Boeyens
    Unit for Advanced Study, University of Pretoria, Lynnwood Road, Pretoria, South Africa E Mail Tel 27 12 420 4528
    Int J Mol Sci 11:4267-84. 2010
    ..It is concluded that a quantum molecule only has structure in four dimensions and that classical (Newtonian) structure, which occurs in three dimensions, cannot be simulated by quantum-chemical computation...
  2. doi HIV/AIDS stigma in a South African community
    M J Visser
    Department of Psychology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    AIDS Care 21:197-206. 2009
    ..Such efforts could have potential benefits in addressing the epidemic and providing greater support for those with HIV...
  3. doi Outbreeding and possibly inbreeding depression in a pollinating fig wasp with a mixed mating system
    J M Greeff
    Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Heredity (Edinb) 102:349-56. 2009
    ..The number of mature offspring a female produces depends on her own heterozygosity and not on that of the offspring, and may be determined by egg and gall quality...
  4. doi Multiple gene genealogies and phenotypic data reveal cryptic species of the Botryosphaeriaceae: a case study on the Neofusicoccum parvum/N. ribis complex
    Draginja Pavlic
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 51:259-68. 2009
    ..The results reflect the critical importance of using multiple gene genealogies and adequate sampling to identify cryptic species and to characterise the true diversity within the Botryosphaeriaceae...
  5. doi Lagos bat virus virulence in mice inoculated by the peripheral route
    W Markotter
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1155-62. 2009
    ..Such molecular variability potentially contributes to differences in peripheral pathogenicity of lyssaviruses...
  6. doi The applicability of ordinary least squares to consistently short distances between taxa in phylogenetic tree construction and the normal distribution test consequences
    C Z Roux
    Department of Genetics, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 0002, Republic of South Africa
    Bull Math Biol 71:771-80. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi Establishment of selected baseline blood chemistry and hematologic parameters in captive and wild-caught African white-backed vultures (Gyps africanus)
    V Naidoo
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    J Wildl Dis 44:649-54. 2008
    ..This indicates that the use of nestling values for the evaluation of clinical pathologic findings in adults may be unreliable and could lead to incorrect assumptions...
  8. doi Detection of a Theileria species in dogs in South Africa
    P T Matjila
    Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa
    Vet Parasitol 157:34-40. 2008
    ..in dogs for the first time in South Africa and add yet another microorganism to the growing list of haemoprotozoan parasites infecting dogs worldwide. The clinical significance of this infection in dogs is poorly resolved...
  9. doi Captive breeding of cheetahs in South Africa--30 years of data from the de Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre
    H J Bertschinger
    Section of Reproduction, Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Reprod Domest Anim 43:66-73. 2008
    ..596. The data from the de Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre and two other centres in the world (Kapama and Wassenaar) demonstrate that cheetah can be bred successfully in captivity...
  10. doi Metric sex determination from the pelvis in modern Greeks
    M Steyn
    Department of Anatomy, University of Pretoria, PO Box 2034, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Forensic Sci Int 179:86.e1-6. 2008
    ..The diameter of the acetabulum was the single most dimorphic characteristic, providing on average 83.9% accuracy when used in isolation...
  11. doi Characterization of the systems governing sexual and self-recognition in the white rot homobasidiomycete Amylostereum areolatum
    Magriet A van der Nest
    Department of Genetics, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute FABI, University of Pretoria, 74 Lunnon Road, Hillcrest, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Curr Genet 53:323-36. 2008
    ..This is the first report regarding the genes controlling recognition of a homobasidiomycete involved in an obligate mutualistic relationship with an insect...
  12. doi Causes, prognostic factors and treatment results of acute renal failure in children treated in a tertiary hospital in South Africa
    G van Biljon
    Department of Paediatrics, Pretoria Academic Hospital, Private Bag X169, Pretoria, South Africa
    J Trop Pediatr 54:233-7. 2008
    ..001) were significantly associated with poor outcome. These factors should be taken into account before initiating dialysis in children in countries where available resources for long-term dialysis are limited...
  13. doi Household conditions, eczema symptoms and rhinitis symptoms: relationship with wheeze and severe wheeze in children living in the Polokwane area, South Africa
    Janine Wichmann
    School of Health Systems and Public Health, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Pretoria, P O Box 667, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    Matern Child Health J 13:107-18. 2009
    ..Objective To assess the 12-month prevalence of wheeze and severe wheeze along with their potential risk factors. Setting Within a 60-km radius from the Polokwane city centre, Limpopo Province...
  14. ncbi Implementing recommendations arising from confidential enquiries into maternal deaths
    ROBERT CLIVE PATTINSON
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:477-87. 2008
    ..Training refers to ensuring there are appropriate curricula for healthcare workers. Recommendations should also be phrased in such a way that targets can be established. These targets should be measurable and then be measured...
  15. doi Common errors and remedies in managing postpartum haemorrhage
    Hennie Lombaard
    Maternal and Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:317-26. 2009
    ..Cell savers can help to reduce the need for transfusion and transfusion associated complications. There are new treatment modalities such as embolisation that can be of value in certain settings...
  16. doi PALB2 sequence variants in young South African breast cancer patients
    Michelle Sluiter
    Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Fam Cancer 8:347-53. 2009
    ..3% of early-onset breast cancer cases. Our study reports that deleterious mutations in PALB2 account for approximately 2% (1/48) of South African early-onset breast cancer...
  17. doi Pantoea ananatis: an unconventional plant pathogen
    Teresa A Coutinho
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute FABI, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Mol Plant Pathol 10:325-35. 2009
    ..ananatis is capable of infecting humans and occurs in diverse ecological niches, such as part of a bacterial community contaminating aviation jet fuel tanks and contributing to growth promotion in potato and pepper...
  18. doi Applying toxicological risk assessment principles to constituents of smokeless tobacco products: implications for product regulation
    Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, PO Box 1266, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Tob Control 20:53-7. 2011
    ..To determine how information on chemical constituents of different smokeless tobacco products (STPs) may be used in cancer risk assessment for regulatory purposes...
  19. doi Dung beetle assemblage structure in Tswalu Kalahari Reserve: responses to a mosaic of landscape types, vegetation communities, and dung types
    Adrian L V Davis
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Environ Entomol 39:811-20. 2010
    ....
  20. pmc Babesia lengau sp. nov., a novel Babesia species in cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus, Schreber, 1775) populations in South Africa
    Anna Mari Bosman
    Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, 0110 Onderstepoort, South Africa
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2703-8. 2010
    ..The prevalence of infection was 28.5%. Here we describe the morphology and phylogenetic relationships of the novel species, which we have named Babesia lengau sp. nov...
  21. pmc Sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS risk perception in the Malawi tourism industry
    Thomas Bisika
    School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria, RSA
    Malawi Med J 21:75-80. 2009
    ....
  22. doi Endocrine correlates of musth and the impact of ecological and social factors in free-ranging African elephants (Loxodonta africana)
    Andre Ganswindt
    Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa
    Horm Behav 57:506-14. 2010
    ....
  23. doi Proposed histological progression of the Spirocerca lupi-induced oesophageal lesion in dogs
    E Dvir
    Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa
    Vet Parasitol 168:71-7. 2010
    ..1.4+/-1.6). These results indicate 2 stages in the non-neoplastic nodules: early inflammation, characterized by fibrocytes and abundant collagen, and a pre-neoplastic stage, characterized by activated fibroblasts and reduced collagen...
  24. pmc Climate change increases the likelihood of catastrophic avian mortality events during extreme heat waves
    Andrew E McKechnie
    DST NRF Centre of Excellence at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Biol Lett 6:253-6. 2010
    ..By the 2080s, desert birds will experience reduced survival times much more frequently during mid-summer, increasing the frequency of catastrophic mortality events...
  25. doi Osteometric sex determination from the pelvis--does population specificity matter?
    M Steyn
    Department of Anatomy, Forensic Anthropology Research Centre, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Forensic Sci Int 191:113.e1-5. 2009
    ..5%. These results indicate that population-specific formulae may not be necessary for pelvic data, but it should be kept in mind that the pelvis is highly dimorphic. More research is needed, also including other bones of the skeleton...
  26. ncbi A case-based, small-group cooperative learning course in preclinical veterinary science aimed at bridging basic science and clinical literacy
    J P Schoeman
    Department of Companion Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort, 0110 South Africa
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 80:31-6. 2009
    ..learning course was introduced into the lecture-based preclinical veterinary curriculum of the University of Pretoria. The Introduction to Clinical Studies Course combines traditional lectures, practical sessions, student ..
  27. ncbi Molecular and morphological characterization of Dothiorella casuarini sp. nov. and other Botryosphaeriaceae with diplodia-like conidia
    Juanita de Wet
    Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Mycologia 101:503-11. 2009
    ..sempervirens in Greece and Cyprus represent D. cupressi. The isolates from Casuarina in Australia belong to the more distantly related genus Dothiorella and represent a distinct species that is described here as Do. casuarini sp. nov...
  28. doi Sperm chromatin integrity in DDT-exposed young men living in a malaria area in the Limpopo Province, South Africa
    C de Jager
    Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria, PO Box 667, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Hum Reprod 24:2429-38. 2009
    ..Therefore, there is a need to investigate the possible adverse effects on human sperm genetic integrity in a sufficiently large study population with adequate exposure contrasts, especially in the high exposure range...
  29. ncbi Influence of 2-methoxyestradiol on MCF-7 cells: an improved differential interference contrasting technique and Bcl-2 and Bax protein expression levels
    Annie Joubert
    Department of Physiology, University of Pretoria, P O Box 2034, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    Biocell 33:67-70. 2009
    ..Investigation of the regulation of the B-cell lymphoma 2 family will allow researchers to consider signaling pathways for diseases where apoptosis can potentially be controlled...
  30. doi Detection of blaSHV, blaTEM and blaCTX-M antibiotic resistance genes in randomly selected bacterial pathogens from the Steve Biko Academic Hospital
    Marthie M Ehlers
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria NHLS, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 56:191-6. 2009
    ..8% in Denmark for similar pathogens. These research findings indicated that it is crucial to routinely monitor the prevalence of these resistance genes...
  31. pmc Experimental alteration of litter sex ratios in a mammal
    Elissa Z Cameron
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, Mammal Research Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, Republic of South Africa
    Proc Biol Sci 275:323-7. 2008
    ..We provide evidence for a mechanism, which, in tandem with other mechanisms, could explain observed sex ratio variation in mammals...
  32. ncbi Lyssaviruses
    Louis H Nel
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Crit Rev Microbiol 33:301-24. 2007
    ..As a result, this disease is now more of a global public and veterinary health threat than it has ever been...
  33. ncbi Claviceps cyperi, a new cause of severe ergotism in dairy cattle consuming maize silage and teff hay contaminated with ergotised Cyperus esculentus (nut sedge) on the Highveld of South Africa
    T W Naude
    Division of Toxicology, ARC Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Private Bag X05, Onderstepoort, 0110, South Africa
    Onderstepoort J Vet Res 72:23-37. 2005
    ..This is the first report of bovine ergotism not associated with the Poaceae infected with Claviceps purpureum or endophytes but with the family Cyperaceae and this particular fungal phytopathogen...
  34. ncbi Muti murders form South Africa: a case report
    M Steyn
    Department of Anatomy, University of Pretoria, PO Box 2034, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Forensic Sci Int 151:279-87. 2005
    ..All associated objects probably have ritual significance, and some of these are discussed...
  35. ncbi HIV/AIDS in South Africa: a review of sexual behavior among adolescents
    Cycil George Hartell
    Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria, Groenkloof Campus, Leydsstreet, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Adolescence 40:171-81. 2005
    ..A new generation of behavioral interventions, involving both factual knowledge and life skills to promote behavioral risk reduction, is recommended...
  36. ncbi Mycosphaerella species causing leaf disease in South African Eucalyptus plantations
    Gavin C Hunter
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Mycol Res 108:672-81. 2004
    ..nitens, and appears to be the dominant species contributing to MLB. Data obtained in this study show that MLB is caused by a complex of species contributing to disease outbreaks in South Africa...
  37. ncbi Molecular detection of GES-2 extended spectrum Beta-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Pretoria, South Africa
    Gerhard F Weldhagen
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:35-8. 2004
    ..aeruginosa were employed. An improved PCR detection method was devised, that amplified a 371 bp segment of bla(GES-2). This should lead to more cost-effective DNA sequencing and sequence interpretation in the laboratory...
  38. ncbi Midazolam/ketamine induction and isoflurane maintenance of anaesthesia in a 2-month-old, hand-raised African buffalo (Syncerus caffer)
    G F Stegmann
    Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 75:43-4. 2004
    ..Intraoperative complications were hypotension and hypothermia. For postoperative analgesia meloxicam and butorphanol was administered intramuscularly...
  39. ncbi HIV Infection: Working Group Report of the Second World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
    Dankwart Wittenberg
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:S640-6. 2004
  40. ncbi Differential energy costs of winter acclimatized common spiny mice Acomys cahirinus from two adjacent habitats
    Michael Scantlebury
    Department of Biology, University of Haifa Oranim, Tivon 36006, Israel
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 137:419-23. 2004
    ..We suggest that physiological plasticity in energy expenditure, which exists both temporally and spatially, combined with stable WTO, perhaps reflecting a xeric ancestry, has enabled A. cahirinus to invade a wide range of habitats...
  41. ncbi Fatal firearm wounds: a clinicopathologic study
    B D Bhana
    Department of Forensic Medicine University of Pretoria Institute of Pathology PO Box 2034 Pretoria 0001 South Africa
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:273-6. 2003
    ..Emphasis should be placed on undergraduate and postgraduate teaching for physicians to correctly identify, interpret, and document firearm wounds...
  42. ncbi Evaluation of oestrus observation and conception rates in suckling beef cows using whole milk progesterone concentration
    D C Lourens
    Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort, 0110 South Africa
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 73:190-4. 2002
    ..The use of a 2-sample milk progesterone test may be a valuable tool in investigating heat detection and conception problems in beef herds in which artificial insemination is used...
  43. ncbi Intracellular free calcium in the neutrophils of maintenance haemodialysis patients
    A M Koorts
    Department of Physiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 22:285-94. 2002
    ..Further studies to investigate the relationship between intracellular free Ca2+, rHuEPO and calcium channel blockers are suggested...
  44. ncbi Medicinal bulbous plants of South Africa and their traditional relevance in the control of infectious diseases
    C A M Louw
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 82:147-54. 2002
    ..A number of these plants have particular uses as disinfectants and anti-inflammatory agents, although there is still a lack of scientific research regarding their unique pharmacological compounds...
  45. pmc Spermicide by females: what should males do?
    J M Greeff
    Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1759-63. 2000
    ..When a specific number is killed, larger investment in sperm is favoured and when a specific proportion is killed, no change or lower investment in sperm is favoured. Both of these mechanisms are biologically plausible...
  46. ncbi Dr. Wouter Basson, Americans, and wild beasts: men's conspiracy theories of HIV/AIDS in the South African Lowveld
    Isak Niehaus
    Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Human Sciences Building, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa
    Med Anthropol 24:179-208. 2005
    ..My discussion highlights the need for HIV/AIDS interventions in order to address not only women's oppression but also men's gendered concerns...
  47. ncbi First report of suspected ethylene glycol poisoning in 2 dogs in South Africa
    N Keller
    Small Animal Medicine, Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort, 0110, South Africa
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 76:116-9. 2005
    ..Veterinarians need to be aware of anti-freeze toxicity as delayed recognition and treatment will lead to the death of the patient...
  48. ncbi Anatomical considerations of the anterior approach for central venous catheter placement
    R Botha
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Clin Anat 19:101-5. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi Measuring emotional intelligence in English and in the native language of students in South Africa
    Jacobus G Maree
    University of Pretoria
    Psychol Rep 101:156-8. 2007
    ..Although there was some consistency between the answers to the same item in the two languages, it was low in general. Nuance differences in meaning probably contributed to the low consistency...
  50. ncbi Short report: establishing normal hearing for infants with the auditory steady-state response
    De Wet Swanepoel
    Department of Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa, Pretoria
    S Afr J Commun Disord 52:36-9. 2005
    ..Until future research has been conducted, caution must be practiced when interpreting ASSR thresholds below 60 dB in young infants and additional techniques such as the ABR must be used to cross-check results...
  51. ncbi Hepatitis A virus in surface water in South Africa: what are the risks?
    J M E Venter
    Department of Medical Virology, Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    J Water Health 5:229-40. 2007
    ..This is the first risk assessment study addressing the risk of infection by HAV in surface water to different socio-economic populations in South Africa...
  52. ncbi Molecular characterisation of Babesia gibsoni infection from a pit-bull terrier pup recently imported into South Africa
    P T Matjila
    Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, 0110 South Africa
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 78:2-5. 2007
    ..Blood samples taken on Day 1 and Day 40 after completion of treatment were negative for B. gibsoni DNA on PCR/RLB test. The implications of a possible introduction of B. gibsoni into South Africa are discussed...
  53. ncbi Auditory steady-state responses for estimating moderate hearing loss
    DeWet Swanepoel
    Department of Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:755-9. 2007
    ..5 khz...
  54. ncbi Asthma--is survival good enough?
    R J Green
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 97:172-4. 2007
  55. ncbi Polyphyly and two emerging lineages in the rust genera Puccinia and Uromyces
    Wolfgang Maier
    University of Pretoria, Department of Genetics, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute FABI, Pretoria, South Africa
    Mycol Res 111:176-85. 2007
    ..This might suggest that the two lineages evolved in close association with these host groups in different biomes...
  56. ncbi An accurate method for determining the conspicuity area associated with visual targets
    Linda L Pretorius
    Department Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Pretoria, Lynnwood Road, 0002, South Africa
    Hum Factors 48:774-84. 2006
    ..Because full-field mapping is time consuming, estimating the boundary from only a limited amount of target presentations is attractive...
  57. ncbi Effects of cattle treatment with a cypermethrin/cymiazol spray on survival and reproduction of the dung beetle species Euoniticellus intermedius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
    U Kryger
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Bull Entomol Res 96:597-603. 2006
    ..These results demonstrated that the used spray formulation of cypermethrin is likely to be far less detrimental to dung beetles than previously tested pour-ons...
  58. ncbi Chronic vanadium poisoning in calves and its treatment with calcium disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate
    B Gummow
    Department of Production Animal Studies, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa
    Vet Res Commun 30:807-22. 2006
    ..Calves were able to tolerate the prolonged treatment with CaNa(2)EDTA without side-effects...
  59. ncbi The usability of personal digital assistants (PDAs) for assessment of practical performance
    Ina Treadwell
    Skills Laboratory, Faculty of Health Science, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Med Educ 40:855-61. 2006
    ..Assessor feedback on PDA assessment was overwhelmingly positive. Assessment by PDA was found to be just as effective as and more efficient than paper-based assessment in practical examinations, and was highly rated by assessors...
  60. ncbi Biofouling and biocorrosion in industrial water systems
    S E Coetser
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Crit Rev Microbiol 31:213-32. 2005
    ..Some of the major developments in recent years have been a redefinition of biofilm architecture and the realization that MIC of metals can be best understood as biomineralization...
  61. ncbi Traditional healers' perceptions of smokeless tobacco use and health in the Limpopo Province of South Africa
    Olalekan Ayo-Yusuf
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Subst Use Misuse 41:211-22. 2006
    ..This study has identified opportunities for enlisting THs' collaboration in future community-based tobacco dependence interventions...
  62. ncbi The occurrence of hepatitis A and astroviruses in selected river and dam waters in South Africa
    M B Taylor
    Department of Medical Virology, Institute of Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Water Res 35:2653-60. 2001
    ..The presence of these viruses in the dam and river water could pose a potential health risk for people using these waters for domestic or recreational purposes...