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Prevalence and factors associated with rotavirus infection among children admitted with acute care diarrhoea in Mulago hospital
BACKGROUND: Rotavirus remains the most common cause of severe dehydration diarrhoea among children worldwide. By five years of age, almost all children will have had an episode of rotavirus gastroenteritis. Children in ...
The prevalence of hearing impairment in the 6 weeks - 5 years HIV/AIDS-positive patients attending Paediatric Infectious Disease Clinic at Mulago Hospital
Introduction In Uganda, it is estimated that between 39,000 and 200,000 children (0-14) years of age are living with HIV (UNAIDS, 2006). In children with HIV/AIDS, hearing impairment is one form of disability that greatly ...
The clinical, radiological and laboratory features of tuberculosis in children at Mulago Hospital.
The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) In Uganda is 150-200/100,000 of the population and an estimated incidence of smear positive adult cases of > 110/100,000 of the population. About a half of the ugandan population was ...