Now showing items 1-9 of 9
Bacterial Throat Flora in Children with Sickle Cell Anaemia (Hbss)
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1983-10)
ln 181 cases of sickle cell anaemia (Hbs.S) bacterial throat flora was studied. The commonest organisms' isolated in all age groups were alphahaemolytic streptococci of the viridans group ...
Neuroblastoma - An Unusual Presentation
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1980-02)
Neuroblastoma is relatively a common malignant solid tumour in childhood. Half of the cases occur in children two years of age and younger and three quarters before 4 years of age. Neuroblastoma develops ...
Differential solubility test for haemoglobin S
(Bhushan, V. Chintu, C. Masona, J., (1980). Differential solubility test for haemoglobin S. Medical Journal of Zambia. Volume 15 (1), 1980-12)
Two hundred and seventy-eight blood specimens were examined, both by the Sickle-quik solubility test and haemoglobin electrophoresis on paper. Two hundred and sixty specimens (96.04%) were correctly identified ...
Tuberculosis and pregnancy
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 2003-01)
Tuberculosis is a disease of antiquities and it has been there since medieval times though according to literature, It is no older than the first conception of Adam's wife. Despite the extensive studies on tuberculosis ...
Bacterial Meningitis in infancy and Childhood in Lusaka
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1975-12)
ln approximately 10,000 admissions in a 12 months period, at University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka 85 cases of meningitis were recorded. The signs and symptoms in these patients do ...
Vasopressin -sensitive diabetes lnsipidus: A case report.
(University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1976-08)
This is a case report of Vasopressin -Sensitive Diabetes lnsipidus in a 5 year old Zambian Colored male child together with a brief review of etiology,diagnosis and management of the condition.
Tuberculous Manifestations in Children
(Medical Journal of Zambia, 1980-06)
Tuberculosis is a chronic bacterial disease that still ranks high as a public health problem. It occupied the 13th position among the 21 communicable diseases considered as priority problems ...
Major congenital malformations in neonates at U.T.H. Lusaka Zambia
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1977-10)
The purpose of this series of congenital malformations is to show the incidence of major congenital malformations in U.T.H., Lusaka and compare the incidences of some of the common major malformations with other series.The ...
Haemophilia in Zambian children.
(Medical Journal of Zambia., 1976-06)
Haemophilia is not as uncommon in Black people as was previously thought (Bullock and Johnson 1957, Gelfand 1945). Several cases of haemophilia have been reported in Africa (Forbes et al 1966, Comperts et al 1969, Robin ...