Articles by Author: Omar Kisserli

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  1. Sexual cycle and seasonal expression of testosterone (T) in the testes of <em>Sclerophrys mauritanica</em> (Schlegel, 1841)

    Sexual cycle and seasonal expression of testosterone (T) in the testes of <em>Sclerophrys mauritanica</em> (Schlegel, 1841)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Herpetology
    Sclerophrys mauritanica is an anuran amphibian found in the wetlands of Beni-belaid, Jijel, Algeria. The animals are constrained by wet (from September until May) and dry (from June until August) seasons, however, the sexual cycle of males is continuous (all...
  2. Diminutives and insignificance, augmentatives and ‘monstrosity’: examples of class re-assignment in Swahili

    Diminutives and insignificance, augmentatives and ‘monstrosity’: examples of class re-assignment in Swahili

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The terms ‘diminutive’ and ‘augmentative’ are well known and dealt with at some length in African linguistics. The notions of ‘insignificance’ and ‘monstrosity’ are rarely covered. In pursuing the theme of size we attempt with this article to fill the...
  3. Diet of Black-shouldered Kite <em>Elanus caeruleus</em> in a farmland area near Algiers, Algeria

    Diet of Black-shouldered Kite <em>Elanus caeruleus</em> in a farmland area near Algiers, Algeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The diet of the Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus was analysed in a recently colonised area in Meftah, south-eastern Algiers, Algeria. The diet was determined by analysing 144 pellets. Our data showed that the diet was dominated by rodents with Algerian...
  4. Common skin disorders in the elderly

    Common skin disorders in the elderly

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Ageing causes a decline in the function of human skin, while factors such as medical conditions, drugs and environmental irritants add to the compromised skin and predispose it to certain conditions. Superimposed on the changes of physiological ageing are changes...
  5. Interactions between stream channel incision, soil water levels and soil morphology in a wetland in the Hogsback area, South Africa

    Interactions between stream channel incision, soil water levels and soil morphology in a wetland in the Hogsback area, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Wetland degradation in the form of channel incisioning can significantly alter the hydrological functioning of a wetland. In this study in a small headwater wetland in the Hogsback area, Eastern Cape province, the impact of channel incisioning on soil water...
  6. Performance Poetry and Political Conscientization in the Horn of Africa: Examples from the Somali Bantu Jareer Community

    Performance Poetry and Political Conscientization in the Horn of Africa: Examples from the Somali Bantu Jareer Community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Ever since the arrival of colonialism gained momentum in the country, Somali literature has been approached narrowly from the tutelage of the pastoral culture. Colonial as well as early Somali writers have taken the comfort of disdaining the study of...
  7. Patient satisfaction during and following procedural sedation for ambulatory surgery

    Patient satisfaction during and following procedural sedation for ambulatory surgery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Patient satisfaction is multidimensional. The clinician’s perspective of a good outcome and the patient’s experience of a satisfactory service are often two different end-points. The primary aim of our study was to assess the perioperative experience of patients undergoing...
  8. The use of p16ink4a in further defining atypical squamous cells cannot exclude a high grade lesion on cervical cytology (ASC-H): results of a pilot study

    The use of p16ink4a in further defining atypical squamous cells cannot exclude a high grade lesion on cervical cytology (ASC-H): results of a pilot study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    According to the Bethesda System, the most widely used terminology system for reporting cervical cytology,the category ASC-H, is defined as cells suggestive of a high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) but are qualitatively or quantitatively insufficient for definitive interpretation. It...