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Genetic polymorphisms of interleukin-receptor antagonist (IL-1RA) gene among HIV infected and non-infected individuals in Nairobi
Interleukin-l (IL-l) and its endogenous antagonist IL-l receptor antagonist (IL-l RA) play an important role in various inflammatory responses. They are both produced in chromosome two and their production is different ...
Evaluation of full haemogram and CD4 counts in HIV infected patients ans comparison of their use in monitoring antiretroviral regimen
There is currently no cure for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection but the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has led to a significant reduction in AIDS related morbidity and mortality. ...
Determination of chemokine co-receptor 2 (CCR2) gene polymorphism from HIV-1 infected patients in Kenya
Since the first cases of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) were reported in 1981, infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has grown to pandemic proportions, resulting in an estimated 65 million infections ...
Factors influencing patient adherence to antiretroviral treatment at Mbagathi district hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
Antiretroviral therapy was introduced in the mid 1990's as a way of managing HIV (Human Immunodeficiency virus) disease. Nevertheless, the clinical management of HIV disease continues to present major challenges. One of ...