Articles by Author: Thajasvarie Naicker

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  1. Prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency in a multiracial female population in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa

    Prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency in a multiracial female population in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Objective: Vitamin D deficiency is a global health issue affecting many countries, especially those in temperate climates. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency and level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] in females categorised...
  2. Occurrence and pathogenicity of <em>Puccinia triticina</em> on wheat in South Africa during 2007

    Occurrence and pathogenicity of <em>Puccinia triticina</em> on wheat in South Africa during 2007

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A survey was conducted during 2007 to determine the occurrence and pathogenicity of Puccinia triticina Eriks., the cause of wheat leaf rust, in South Africa. Leaf rust was widely observed in the wheat growing areas of the Western Cape but...
  3. New-onset diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation

    New-onset diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation

    Aims. To determine: (i) the incidence of new-onset diabetes mellitus in patients after renal transplantation (NODM); and (ii) the association between NODM and (a) various immunosuppressive regimens, and (b) ethnicity; and (iii) to assess outcomes in terms of morbidity and...
  4. Guideline for the management of nosocomial infections in South Africa

    Guideline for the management of nosocomial infections in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Objective: To write a guideline for the management and prevention of nosocomial infections in South Africa in view of the following: i) nosocomial infections are a common and increasing problem globally, including South Africa; ii) widely varying standards of prevention...
  5. The prevalence and health implications of violence in impoverished communities in Johannesburg

    The prevalence and health implications of violence in impoverished communities in Johannesburg

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    The experience of violent crime can have a signifcant impact on the physical and psychological well-being of victims and their families. This paper looks at household experience of violence in fve impoverished sites in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa...
  6. Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Selected Bacteraemic Isolates from South African Public Sector Hospitals, 2010

    Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Selected Bacteraemic Isolates from South African Public Sector Hospitals, 2010

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    We report on antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance data for six key bloodstream pathogens (Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus) identified in public sector hospitals in South Africa during 2010. Major findings include the accelerated...
  7. Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of <em>Escherichia coli</em> strains isolated from urine samples in South Africa from 2007-2011

    Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of <em>Escherichia coli</em> strains isolated from urine samples in South Africa from 2007-2011

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Escherichia coli is the most common cause of urinary tract infections. Knowledge of its local antimicrobial susceptibility patterns can be used to inform choice of empiric antimicrobial therapy. In this article, we review data on antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of E...
  8. HIV in acute care: a review of the burden of HIV-associated presentations to an Emergency Department

    HIV in acute care: a review of the burden of HIV-associated presentations to an Emergency Department

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Objective: To determine the burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease and co-infection on a district-level Emergency Department (ED) in KwaZulu-Natal.