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2022

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Hussey H, Davies MA, Heekes A, Williamson C, Valley-Omar Z, Hardie D, et al. Assessing the clinical severity of the Omicron variant in the Western Cape Province, South Africa, using the diagnostic PCR proxy marker of RdRp target delay to distinguish between Omicron and Delta infections – a survival analysis. Int J Infect Dis. 2022;118:150-4.


Happel AU, Gasper M, Balle C, Konstantinus I, Gamieldien H, Dabee S, et al. Persistent, Asymptomatic Colonization with Candida is Associated with Elevated Frequencies of Highly Activated Cervical Th17-Like Cells and Related Cytokines in the Reproductive Tract of South African Adolescents. Microbiol Spectr. 2022;10(2):e0162621.


Happel AU, Gasper M, Balle C, Konstantinus I, Gamieldien H, Dabee S, et al. Persistent, Asymptomatic Colonization with Candida is Associated with Elevated Frequencies of Highly Activated Cervical Th17-Like Cells and Related Cytokines in the Reproductive Tract of South African Adolescents. Microbiol Spectr. 2022;10(2):e0162621.


Gladstone RA, Siira L, Brynildsrud OB, Vestrheim DF, Turner P, Clarke SC, et al. International links between Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine serotype 4 sequence type (ST) 801 in Northern European shipyard outbreaks of invasive pneumococcal disease. Vaccine. 2022;40(7):1054-60.


8Fourie I, Williams J, Ismail A, Jansen van Vuren P, Stoltz A, Venter M. Detection and genome characterization of Middelburg virus strains isolated from CSF and whole blood samples of humans with neurological manifestations in South Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(1):e0010020.


Fadana V, Thomas T, von Knorring N. Retrospective analysis of Vitek(®)2 performance compared to manual broth micro-dilution for colistin susceptibility testing of Acinetobacter baumanniicomplex isolates in South Africa. Afr J Lab Med. 2022;11(1):1597.


Dike PP, Bhowmick S, Eldesoky GE, Wabaidur SM, Patil PC, Islam MA. In silico identification of small molecule modulators for disruption of Hsp90-Cdc37 protein-protein interaction interface for cancer therapeutic application. J Biomol Struct Dyn. 2022;40(5):2082-98.


Derendinger B, de Vos M, Pillay S, Venter R, Metcalfe J, Ghebrekristos Y, et al. Frequent Suboptimal Thermocycler Ramp Rate Usage Negatively Impacts GenoType MTBDRsl VER 2.0 Performance for Second-Line Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Diagnosis. J Mol Diagn. 2022.


Colston JM, Zaitchik BF, Badr HS, Burnett E, Ali SA, Rayamajhi A, et al. Associations Between Eight Earth Observation-Derived Climate Variables and Enteropathogen Infection: An Independent Participant Data Meta-Analysis of Surveillance Studies With Broad Spectrum Nucleic Acid Diagnostics. Geohealth. 2022;6(1):e2021GH000452.


Cloete J, Kruger A, Masha M, du Plessis NM, Mawela D, Tshukudu M, et al. Paediatric hospitalisations due to COVID-19 during the first SARS-CoV-2 omicron (B.1.1.529) variant wave in South Africa: a multicentre observational study. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2022;6(5):294-302.


Caulley L, Eskander A, Yang W, Auh E, Cairncross L, Cho NL, et al. Trends in Diagnosis of Noninvasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm With Papillarylike Nuclear Features and Total Thyroidectomies for Patients With Papillary Thyroid Neoplasms. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022;148(2):99-106.


Cassim N, Rebbeck TR, Glencross DK, George JA. Retrospective analysis to describe trends in first-ever prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing for primary healthcare facilities in the Gauteng Province, South Africa, between 2006 and 2016. BMJ Open. 2022;12(3):e050646.


Ayeni OA, O’Neil DS, Pumpalova YS, Chen WC, Nietz S, Phakathi B, et al. Impact of HIV infection on survival among women with stage I-III breast cancer: Results from the South African breast cancer and HIV outcomes study. Int J Cancer. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33981


Bekker LG, Garrett N, Goga A, Fairall L, Reddy T, Yende-Zuma N, et al. Effectiveness of the Ad26.COV2.S vaccine in health-care workers in South Africa (the Sisonke study): results from a single-arm, open-label, phase 3B, implementation study. Lancet. 2022;399(10330):1141-53.


Adu-Gyamfi C, Savulescu D, Mikhathani L, Otwombe K, Salazar-Austin N, Chaisson R, et al. Plasma Kynurenine-to-Tryptophan Ratio, a Highly Sensitive Blood-Based Diagnostic Tool for Tuberculosis in Pregnant Women Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73(6):1027-36.