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Grace A. Shayo
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
PediatricsTanzaniaLatent tuberculosisTuberculosisMedicine
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#1Deus A. Ndilanha (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)
#2Grace A. Shayo (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
Last. Leonard Lema (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
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Flexible bronchoscopy enables visualization of the respiratory airway mucosa from the oropharynx to third generation branching of the tracheobronchial tree. Bronchoscopic diagnoses vary from one locality to the other in accordance to the locality specific risk factors for lung diseases. This study aimed at describing diagnoses of all specimen of patients who underwent flexible bronchoscopy at Muhimbili National Hospital from January 2013 to November 2017. A retrospective hospital-based cross sec...
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#1Grace A. Shayo (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
#2Dereck Chitama (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
Last. Ferdinand Mugusi (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 30
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Abstract Background One of the reasons why Isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) for Tuberculosis (TB) is not widely used in low income countries is concerns on cost of excluding active TB. We analyzed the cost-effectiveness of IPT provision in Tanzania having ruled out active TB by a symptom-based screening tool. Methods Data on IPT cost-effectiveness was prospectively collected from an observational cohort study of 1283 HIV-infected patients on IPT and 1281 controls; followed up for 24 months. Th...
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#1Mp Manji (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 3
#2Grace A. Shayo (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
Last. Ferdinand Mugusi (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 30
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Background Approximately 40–60 % of patients remain sufferers of sequela of obstructive, restrictive or mixed patterns of lung disease despite treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). The prevalence of these abnormalities in Tanzania remains unknown.
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#1Grace A. Shayo (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
#2Candida Moshiro (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 7
Last. Ferdinand Mugusi (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 30
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Background Proper adherence to isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) may depend upon the results of tuberculosis (TB) screening test and patients’ understanding of their risk of developing active TB. We conducted a study to assess the acceptability, adherence and completion profile of IPT among HIV-infected patients who were clinically screened for latent TB Infection (LTBI).
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#1Grace A. Shayo (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
#2Ferdinand Mugusi (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 30
Background: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a common cause of daytime sleepiness, a condition associated with accidents, antisocial behaviour, mood disturbances, cognitive dysfunctions and inefficiency at work. This study was carried out to determine the prevalence and risk factors for obstructive sleep apnoea in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Methods: Multistage random sampling of households was done. Eligible members were interviewed and underwent anthropometric measurements. Epiworth sleepiness s...
#1Grace A. Shayo (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
#2Candida Moshiro (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 7
Last. Wafaie W. Fawzi (Harvard University)H-Index: 65
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Background Reduced cell-mediated immunity associated with pregnancy may cause a flaring or exacerbation of some skin conditions. Little is known about the magnitude of and risk factors for skin diseases among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected antiretroviral therapy-naive pregnant women. Methods Cross-sectional study of 1078 HIV-infected antiretroviral therapy-naive pregnant women was conducted in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Skin diagnoses were mainly clinical. Log-binomial regression mode...
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#1Grace A. Shayo (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
#2Lilian T. Minja (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 1
Last. Ferdinand Mugusi (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 30
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Objectives We assessed the usefulness of the National TB and Leprosy Control Program (NTLP) symptom-based tuberculosis (TB) screening tool in identifying HIV-infected patients eligible for isoniazid preventive therapy in Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Methods Descriptive cross-sectional study. Data collected included socio-demographic and clinical data. Chest X-ray, sputum for acid-fast bacilli (AFB) microscopy, mycobacterial culture, CD4 + count and complete blood count we...
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#1Grace A. Shayo (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 4
#2Ferdinand Mugusi (MUHAS: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences)H-Index: 30
Background: Obesity is on the rise worldwide, not sparing developing countries. Both demographic and socioeconomic factors play parts in obesity causation. Few surveys have been conducted in Tanzania to determine the magnitude of obesity and its association with these risk factors. This study aimed at determining the prevalence of obesity and its associated risk factors among adults aged 18 - 65 years in Kinondoni municipality, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from April 2007 to April 2008. Methods: Rand...
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