A comparison of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) with culture for the detection of Streptococcus agalactiae in vaginal swabs from women with a history of preterm delivery

    Published On: Sep 21, 2019 | Pages: 1 - 1

    Author(s): Kaambo E*, Africa CWJ
    Introduction: Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococci (GBS), emerged in the 1960s as a significant human pathogen that causes neonatal sepsis and meningitis. ...
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    The association of bacterial vaginosis and Gardnerella vaginalis with a history of adverse pregnancy outcomes

    Published On: Sep 21, 2019 | Pages: 1 - 1

    Author(s): Stemmet MC*, Africa CWJ
    Introduction: Pre-term delivery (PTD) accounts for approximately 70%-75% of perinatal and childhood morbidity and mortality. ...
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    The association of asymptomatic vaginal infections with preterm delivery

    Published On: Sep 21, 2019 | Pages: 1 - 1

    Author(s): Nco S*, Stemmet M, , Kaambo E , Africa CWJ
    Introduction: Preterm delivery has been associated with asymptomatic maternal vaginal colonization of organisms such Gardnerella, Chlamydia, Group B streptocococci (GBS). ...
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    Metronidazole- and clindamycin-resistance of Gardnerella vaginalis in pregnant women with a history of preterm delivery

    Published On: Sep 21, 2019 | Pages: 1 - 1

    Author(s): Africa CWJ*, Stemmet M
    Background: Gardnerella vaginalis has been isolated from 95% of bacterial vaginosis (BV) cases and encompasses 90% of the polymicrobial BV biofilm. ...
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    The impact of an informal settlement on surface water contamination in the Western Cape

    Published On: Sep 21, 2019 | Pages: 1 - 1

    Author(s): Maboza E*, Pool E , Africa CWJ
    Introduction: The World Health Organisation has set guidelines for ensuring the quality of potable water by assessing the level of faecal contamination and its related toxicity. ...
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