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  1. Recurrent episodes of pneumonia are frequently modeled using extensions of the Cox proportional hazards model with the underlying assumption of time-constant relative risks measured by the hazard ratio. We aim...

    Authors: Jordache Ramjith, Kit C.B. Roes, Heather J. Zar and Marianne A. Jonker
    Citation: BMC Medical Research Methodology 2021 21:17
  2. Bacterial vaginosis (BV) increases HIV risk and adverse reproductive outcomes. Standard-of-care (SOC) for BV are antibiotics; however, cure rates are low. Probiotics for vaginal health may be useful in improvi...

    Authors: Anna-Ursula Happel, Ravesh Singh, Nireshni Mitchev, Koleka Mlisana, Heather B. Jaspan, Shaun L. Barnabas and Jo-Ann S. Passmore
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2020 20:491
  3. Authors: Jun Bao, Yi-Hui Wang, Quan-Hua Liu, Yi-Xiao Bao, Nurit Azouz, Julie Caldwell, Leanne Ray, Mark Rochman, Melissa Mingler, Matthew Eilerman, Ting Wen, Jocelyn Biagini Myers, Gurjit Khurana Hershey, Leah Kottyan, Lisa Martin, Rothenberg Marc…
    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10(Suppl 1):25

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  4. There is little information on nasopharyngeal (NP) flora or bacteremia in HIV-infected children. Our aim was to describe the organisms and antimicrobial resistance patterns in children enrolled in a prospectiv...

    Authors: Mark F Cotton, Elizabeth Wasserman, Juanita Smit, Andrew Whitelaw and Heather J Zar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2008 8:40
  5. HIV-exposed uninfected (HIVe) children are a rapidly growing population that may be at an increased risk of illness compared to HIV-unexposed children (HIVn). The aim of this study was to investigate the morbi...

    Authors: Jonathan S Karpelowsky, Alastair JW Millar, Nelleke van der Graaf, Guido van Bogerijen and Heather J Zar
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:69
  6. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Imane Allali, Regina E. Abotsi, Lemese Ah. Tow, Lehana Thabane, Heather J. Zar, Nicola M. Mulder and Mark P. Nicol
    Citation: Microbiome 2022 10:10

    The original article was published in Microbiome 2021 9:241

  7. Critical to conducting high quality research is the ability to attract and retain participants, especially for longitudinal studies. Understanding participant experiences and motivators or barriers to particip...

    Authors: Whitney Barnett, Kirsty Brittain, Katherine Sorsdahl, Heather J. Zar and Dan J. Stein
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:3
  8. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Jean Bousquet, Josep M. Anto, Guido Iaccarino, Wienczyslawa Czarlewski, Tari Haahtela, Aram Anto, Cezmi A. Akdis, Hubert Blain, G. Walter Canonica, Victoria Cardona, Alvaro A. Cruz, Maddalena Illario, Juan Carlos Ivancevich, Marek Jutel, Ludger Klimek, Piotr Kuna…
    Citation: Clinical and Translational Allergy 2020 10:44

    The original article was published in Clinical and Translational Allergy 2020 10:16

  9. An unusual feature of SARS-Cov-2 infection and the COVID-19 pandemic is that children are less severely affected than adults. This is especially paradoxical given the epidemiological links between poor air qua...

    Authors: Peter D. Sly, Brittany A. Trottier, Catherine M. Bulka, Stephania A. Cormier, Julius Fobil, Rebecca C. Fry, Kyoung-Woong Kim, Steven Kleeberger, Pushpam Kumar, Philip J. Landrigan, Karin C. Lodrop Carlsen, Antonio Pascale, Fernando Polack, Mathuros Ruchirawat, Heather J. Zar and William A. Suk
    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:34
  10. The advent of antiretroviral therapy has led to the improved survival of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children to adulthood and to HIV becoming a chronic disease in older children and adolescent...

    Authors: Leah N. Githinji, Diane M. Gray and Heather J. Zar
    Citation: Pneumonia 2018 10:6
  11. The role of the human microbiome in health and disease is an emerging and important area of research; however, there is a concern that African populations are under-represented in human microbiome studies. We,...

    Authors: Imane Allali, Regina E. Abotsi, Lemese Ah. Tow, Lehana Thabane, Heather J. Zar, Nicola M. Mulder and Mark P. Nicol
    Citation: Microbiome 2021 9:241

    The Correction to this article has been published in Microbiome 2022 10:10

  12. Recent interest has focused on the potential use of serial interferon gamma (IFN-γ) release assay (IGRA) measurements to assess the response to anti-tuberculous (TB) treatment. The kinetics of IFN-γ responses to

    Authors: Tom G Connell, Mary-Ann Davies, Christine Johannisen, Kathryn Wood, Sandy Pienaar, Katalin A Wilkinson, Robert J Wilkinson, Heather J Zar, David Beatty, Mark P Nicol, Nigel Curtis and Brian Eley
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:138
  13. Tuberculosis contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality among HIV-infected children in sub-Saharan Africa. Isoniazid prophylaxis can reduce tuberculosis incidence in this population. However, for the...

    Authors: Stanzi M le Roux, Mark F Cotton, Jonathan E Golub, David M le Roux, Lesley Workman and Heather J Zar
    Citation: BMC Medicine 2009 7:67
  14. Careful consideration of experimental artefacts is required in order to successfully apply high-throughput 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid (rRNA) gene sequencing technology. Here we introduce experimental desig...

    Authors: Shantelle Claassen-Weitz, Sugnet Gardner-Lubbe, Kilaza S. Mwaikono, Elloise du Toit, Heather J. Zar and Mark P. Nicol
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2020 20:113
  15. Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is a major cause of hospitalization and mortality in HIV-infected African children. Microbiologic diagnosis relies predominantly on silver or immunofluorescent staining of a lower re...

    Authors: Catherine M Samuel, Andrew Whitelaw, Craig Corcoran, Brenda Morrow, Nei-Yuan Hsiao, Marco Zampoli and Heather J Zar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:329