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Collagen Ialpha1 and vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms in South African whites, blacks and Indians.
(University of Nairobi, 2001-11)
To determine whether polymorphic differences exist between black, white and Indian South Africans in genes associated with bone mineral density and osteoporosis. DESIGN: Genes selected were the vitamin D receptor (Apa ...
Biochemical and molecular diagnosis of glutaric aciduria type 1 in a black South African male child: case report.
(University of Nairobi, 2001)
Glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA-1) is an inborn error of metabolism caused by a deficiency of the mitochondrial enzyme glutaryl-Co enzyme A dehydrogenase. GA-1 is not uncommon amongst Caucasians but to the best of our knowledge, ...
Soluble transferrin receptors in anaemia of pregnancy.
(University of Nairobi, 2001-05)
Anaemia is one of the most common disorders in pregnancy. The most common cause is iron deficiency. Iron deficiency anaemia is relatively easy to diagnose using a serum ferritin of <15 ng/ml. However, because ferritin is ...
National Health Laboratory Services in Kenya: challenges for the new millennium
(University of Nairobi, 2001-07)