Vol 109, No 5 (2019)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

The elephant in the room PDF
B Farham 286

Guest Editorial

Will global warming undo the hard-won gains of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV? PDF
M Chersich 287-288


South Africa’s first national vaccination coverage survey since 1994 PDF
R J Burnett, N R Dlamini, J C Meyer, P Mutevedzi, D K Kibuuka, M J Mphahlele, S A Madhi 289
Refusal by surgical registrars to administer or recommend blood transfusions for religious reasons PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason 290


Frank Dieter Snyckers PDF
J van Niekerk 291
Derek Montagu (Monty) Brink PDF
C Jardine 292

Book reviews

In a Time of Plague: Memories of the ‘Spanish’ Flu Epidemic of 1918 in South Africa By Howard Phillips, collected and edited. 2nd series. No. 50. Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 2018. ISBN: 978-0-9947207-1-9 PDF
J Parle 293


Why South Africa urgently needs to support the development of pregnancy exposure registries PDF
U Mehta, E Kalk, L Fairlie, A Boulle, H Rees 294-295

In Practice

Life-threatening Listeria meningitis: Need for revision of South African acute bacterial meningitis treatment guidelines PDF
C-M Schutte, C H van der Meyden, M Kakaza, Z Lockhat, E van der Walt 296-298
Measuring quality outcomes across hospital systems: Using a claims data model for risk adjustment of mortality rates PDF
R Moodley Naidoo, G A Timothy, L Steenkamp, S Collie, M J Greyling 299-305
Asthma treatment in children: A guide to screening for and management of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression PDF
E W Zöllner 306-309
Tuberculosis transmission in a hospitalised neonate: Need for optimised tuberculosis screening of pregnant and postpartum women PDF
J Zenhäusern, A Bekker, M A Wates, H S Schaaf, A Dramowski 310-313


Hepatitis A seroprevalence in Western Cape Province, South Africa: Are we in epidemiological transition? PDF
A Enoch, D R Hardie, G D Hussey, B M Kagina 314-318
Immunisation after hepatitis B polyvalent vaccination among children in South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo PDF
T A Shindano, R K Mbusa, B M Kabamba, R Fiasse, Y Horsmans 319-322
Acquisition of tolerance to egg and peanut in African food-allergic children with atopic dermatitis PDF
C L Gray, M E Levin, G du Toit 323-327
Evidence for high sugar content of baby foods in South Africa PDF
N C Marais, N J Christofides, A Erzse, K J Hofman 328-332
Healthcare utilisation patterns for respiratory and gastrointestinal syndromes and meningitis in Msunduzi municipality, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, 2013 PDF
J M McAnerney, C Cohen, A L Cohen, S Tempia, S Walaza, K K Wong, J Im, F Marks, H Dawood, U Panzner, K H Keddy, C von Mollendorf 333-339
Prospective case-series analysis of haematological malignancies in goldmining areas in South Africa PDF
A Danjou, M Patel, C Espina, A Pentz, M Joffe, F Winde, J Schüz 340-346
Screening and managing a low-risk pregnant population using continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound in a low-income population: A cohort analytical study PDF
S Nkosi, J Makin, T Hlongwane, R C Pattinson 347-352
Protecting participants in health research: The South African Material Transfer Agreement PDF
M Labuschaigne, A Dhai, S Mahomed, K Behrens, A Nienaber, K Moodley, P Cleaton-Jones, A Olckers, N Maepa, C Penny 353-356


CPD questionnaire PDF