Beryl West

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new rapid diagnostic kit (FemExam) for bacterial vaginosis in patients with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia
    Beryl West
    MRC Laboratories, Fajara, PO Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia
    Sex Transm Dis 30:483-9. 2003
  2. pmc Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal flora patterns and vaginal hygiene practices in patients presenting with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia, West Africa
    Edward Demba
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    BMC Infect Dis 5:12. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoid and vitamin E concentrations in women living in a rural west African (Gambian) community
    Christopher J Bates
    Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 72:133-41. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex 2 risk among women in a polygynous setting in rural West Africa
    Kate Halton
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Farafenni and Fajara, The Gambia and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 17:97-103. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Is G6PD A- deficiency associated with recurrent stillbirths in The Gambia?
    Giorgio Sirugo
    Am J Med Genet A 128:104-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Why do women complain of vaginal discharge? A population survey of infectious and pyschosocial risk factors in a South Asian community
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:853-62. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new rapid diagnostic kit (FemExam) for bacterial vaginosis in patients with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia
    Beryl West
    MRC Laboratories, Fajara, PO Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia
    Sex Transm Dis 30:483-9. 2003
    ..Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis (BV) in resource-poor primary health care settings is often overlooked; there is a need for a cheap, rapid, objective point-of-care diagnostic test...
  2. pmc Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal flora patterns and vaginal hygiene practices in patients presenting with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia, West Africa
    Edward Demba
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    BMC Infect Dis 5:12. 2005
    ..We conducted a study aimed at determining the prevalence of BV and patterns of BV-associated vaginal micro-flora among women with vaginal discharge syndrome (VDS) in The Gambia, West Africa...
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoid and vitamin E concentrations in women living in a rural west African (Gambian) community
    Christopher J Bates
    Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 72:133-41. 2002
    ..The observed patterns confirm that there are important seasonal, physiological, possibly genetic, and sociodemographic determinants of these nutrients in blood plasma, which may have significance for health and longevity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex 2 risk among women in a polygynous setting in rural West Africa
    Kate Halton
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Farafenni and Fajara, The Gambia and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 17:97-103. 2003
    ..To determine risk factors for herpes simplex 2 (HSV2) infection in women in a polygynous rural Gambian population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Is G6PD A- deficiency associated with recurrent stillbirths in The Gambia?
    Giorgio Sirugo
    Am J Med Genet A 128:104-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Why do women complain of vaginal discharge? A population survey of infectious and pyschosocial risk factors in a South Asian community
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:853-62. 2005
    ..Although presumed to be caused by reproductive tract infections (RTIs), the association between the complaint and the presence of RTIs is weak. This study aimed to investigate the risk factors of the complaint of vaginal discharge...