Science and Technology Latest Research Output: 2014

School of Pathology and Pre-Clinical Sciences

Accredited Journals

  1. Pukuta ES, Esona MD, Nkongolo A, Seheri M, Makasi M, Nyembwe M, Modonge V,Dahl BA, Mphahlele MJ, Cavallaro K, Gentsch J,Bowen MD,Waku-Kouomou D,Muyembe JJ. Molecular surveillance of rotavirus infection in the Democratic Republic of the Congo August 2009 to June 2012. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33(4):355-359
  2. Msimang VMY, Page N, Groome MJ, Moyes J, Cortese MM, Seheri M, Kahn K, Chagan M, Madhi SA, Cohen C. Impact of rotavirus vaccine in childhood diarrheal hospitalization after introduction into the South African public immunization program. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 32(12): 1359-1363
  3. Dreyer MJ and van Staden K. Production of purified water and the measurement of its quality in terms of ionic impurities. Medical Technology SA 2013; 27(2): 32-35
  4. Kiulia NM, Nyaga MM, Seheri ML, Wolfaardt M, van Zyl WB, Esona MD, Irimu G, Inoti M, Gatinu BW, Njenga PK, Tylor MB, Nyachieo A. Rotavirus G and P types circulating in the Eastern Region of Kenya. Predominance of G9 and emergence of G12 genotypes. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33 (1): S85-S88
  5. Seheri M, Nemarude L, Peenze I, Netshifhefhe L, Nyaga MM, Ngobeni HG, Maphalala G, Maake LL, Steele AD, Mwenda JM, Mphahlele JM. Update of rotavirus strains circulating in Africa from 2007 through 2011. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33 (1), Supplement 1: S76-S84
  6. Tsolenyanu E, Seheri M, Dagnra A, Djadou E, Tigossou S, Nyaga M, Adjeoda E, Armah G, Mwenda JM, Atakouma Y. Surveillance for rotavirus gastroenteritis in children less than 5 years of age in Togo. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33 (1), Supplement 1: S14-S18
  7. Jere KC, Esona MD, Ali YH, Peenze I, Roy S, Bowen MD, Saeed IK, Khalafalla AI, Nyaga MM, Mphahlele J, Steele D, Seheri ML. Novel NSP1 genotype characterised in an African camel G8P[11] rotavirus strain. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 2014; 21: 58-66
  8. Pursem VN, Peeroo BMC, Mangar TI, Sohawon FMAL, Seheri LM, Mphahlele MJ, Mwenda JM, Manraj SS. Epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhea and diversity of rotavirus strains among children less than 5 years of age with acute gastroenteritis in Mauritius: June 2008 to December 2010. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33 (1), Supplement 1: S49-S53
  9. Mukaratirwa A, Berejena C, Nziramasanga P, Shonhai A, Mamavura TS, Chibukira P, Mucheuki I, Mangwanya D, Kamupota M, Manangazira P, Tapfumaneyi C, Gerede R, Munyoro M, Mwenda JM, Mphahlele JM, Seheri ML, Peenze I, Gonah AN, Maruta A, Tengende MB. Epidemilogic and genotypic characteristics of rotavirus strains detected in children less than 5 years of age with gastroenteritis treated at 3 pediatric hospitals in Zimbabwe during 2008-2011. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33 (1), Supplement 1: S45-S48
  10. Odiit A, Mulindwa A, Nalumansi E, Mphahlele MJ, Seheri LM, Mwenda JM, Kisakye A. Rotovirus prevalence and genotypes among children younger than 5 years with acute diarrhea at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33 (1), Supplement 1: S41-S44
  11. Moyo M, Okonkwo JO and Agyei NM. An amperometric biosensor based on horseradish peroxidase immobilized onto maize tassel-multi-walled carbon nanotubes modified glassy carbon electrode for determination of heavy metal ions in aqueous solution. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2014; 56: 28-34
  12. Moyo M, Okonkwo JO and Agyei NM. Optimization of horseradish peroxidase immobilization on glassy carbon electrode based on maize-tassel-multiwalled carbon nanotubes for sensitive Copper (II) Ion detection. International Journal of Electrochemical Science 2014. 9: 1439-1453
  13. Moyo M, Okonkwo JO and Agyei NM. Maize tassel-modified carbon paste electrode for voltammetric determination of Cu(II). Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 2014; 186(4807-4817
  14. Gededzha MP, Selabe SG, Blackard JT, kyaw T, Mphahlele MJ. Near full-length genome analysis of HCV genotype 5 strains from South Africa. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 2014; 21: 118-123
  15. Ahmed SF, Mansour AM, Klena JD, Husain TS, Hassan KA, Mohamed F, Steele D. Rotavirus genotypes associated with acute diarrhea in Egyptian infants. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33 (1), Supplement 1: S62-S68
  16. Abebe A, Teka T, Kassa T, Seheri M, Beyene B, Teshome B, Kebede F, Habtamu A, Maake L, Kassahun A, Getahun M, Mitiku K, Mwenda JM. Hospital-based surveillance for rotavirus gastroenteritis in children younger than 5 years of age in Ethiopia: 2007-2012. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33 (1), Supplement 1: S28-S33
  17. Van den Ende C, Twisk JWR and Monyeki KD. The relationship between BMI and dietary of primary school children from a rural area of South Africa: The Ellisras Longitudinal Study. American Journal of Human Biology 2014; 26: 701-706
  18. Boula A, Waku-Kouomou D, Njiki Kinkela M, Esona MD, Kemajou G, Mekontso D, Seheri M, Ndze VN, Emah I, Ela S, Dahl BA, Kobela M, Cavallaro KF, Alain Entoundi Mballa G, Genstch JR, Bowen MD, Ndombo PK. Molecular surveillance of rotavirus strains circulating in Yaoundè Cameroon, September 2007-December 2012. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 2014, 28: 470-475
  19. Gray GE, Moodie Z, Metch B, Gilbert PB, Bekker LG, Churchyyard G, Nchabeleng M, Mlisana K, Laher F, Roux S, Mngadi K, Innes C, Mathebula M, Allen M, McElrath MJ, Robertson M,Kublin J, Corey L,. Recombinant adenoviurs type 5HIV gag/pol/nef vaccine in South Africa: unblinded, long-term follow-up of the phase 2b HVTN 503/Phambili study. Lancent Infectious Diseases 2014, 14: 388-396
  20. Hopkins KL, Laher F, Otwombe K, Churchyard G, Bekker LG, DeRosa S, Nchabeleng M, Mlisana K, Kublin J, Gray G. Predictors of HVTN 503 MRK-AD5 HIV-1 gag/pol/nef vaccined induced immune responses. PLoS One 2014, 9 (8): 1-8
  21. Schmidt C, Jaoko W, Omosa-Manyonyi G, Kaleebu P, Mpendo J, Nanvubya A, Karita E, Bayingana R, Bekker LG, Chomba E, Kilembe E, Nchabeleng M, Nyombayire J, Stevens G, Chetty P, Lehrman J, Cox J, Allen S. Long-term follow-up of study participants from prophylactic HIV vaccine clinical trials in Africa. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 2014, 10 (3): 1-10
  22. Zatu MC, van Rooyen JM, Loots D-T, Wentzel-Viljoen E, Greeff M, Schutte AE. Self-reported alcohol intake is a better estimate of 5-year change in blood pressure than biochemical markers in low resource settings: the PURE study. Journal of Hypertension 2014, 32: 749-755
  23. Hokororo A, Kidenya BR, Seni J, Seheri M, Mphahlele J, Mshana SE. Predominance of rotavirus G1[P8] genotype among under-five children with gastroenteritis in Mwanza, Tanzania. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2014; 60(5): 393-396
  24. Seheri M, Mwenda JM and Page N. Report of the 7th African rotavirus symposium, Cape Town, South Africa, 8th November 2012. Vaccine 2014; 32: 6336-6341
  25. Amponsah-Dacosta E, Lebelo RL, Rakgole JN, Burnett RS, Selabe SG, Mphahlele MJ. Evidence for a change in the epidemiology of Hepatitis B Virus infection after nearly two decades of universal hepatitis B vaccination in South Africa. Journal of Medical Virology 2014; 86: 918-924
  26. Odiwe AI, Adesanwo TJ, Olowoyo JO and Raimi IO. Assessment of trace metals using lichen transplant from automobile mechanic workshop in Ile-Ife metropolis Nigeria. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 2014; 186: 2487-2494
  27. Gededzha MP, Mphahlele MJ and Selabe SG. Prediction of T-cell epitopes of hepatitis C virus genotype 5a. Journal of Medical Virology 2014; 11(187): 1-13
  28. Groome MJ, Page N, Cortese MM, Moyes J, Zar HJ, Kapongo CN, Mulligan C, Diedericks R, Cohen C, Fleming JA, Seheri M, Mphahlele J, Walaza S, Kahn K, Chhagan M, Steele AD, Parashar UD, Zell ER, Madhi S. Effectiveness of monovalent human rotavirus vaccine against admission to hospital for acute rotaviurs diarrhoea in South Africa children: a case control study. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2014; 14: 1096-1104
  29. Gededzha MP, Mphahlele MJ and Selabe SG. Characterization of HCV genotype 5a envelope proteins: Implications for vaccine development and therapeutic entry target. Hepatitis Monthly 2014; 14(11): 1-7
  30. Tafuma TA, Burnett RJ and Huis in ‘t Veld D. National guidelines not always followed shen diagnosing smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with HIV in Botswana. PLoS One 2014; 9(2): 1-5
  31. Lebelo RL, Boulet G, Nkosi CM, Bida MN, Bogers J-P, Mphahlele MJ. Diversity of HPV types in cancerous and pre-cancerous penile lesions of South African men: Implecations for future HPV vaccination strategies. Journal of Medical Virology 2014; 86: 257-265
  32. Prigge L, van Schoor A-N, Bosman MC and Bosenberg AT. Clinical anatomy of the maxillary nerve block in pediatric patients. Pediatric Anesthesia 2014; 24: 1120-1126
  33. Seeletse SM. A social responsibility inventiveness to relieve Krukersdorp and Randfontein exploited household servants of mistreatment. Problems and perspectives in management 2014; 12(4): 383-389
  34. MaseTshaba MT and Seeletse SM. Modelling and measuring in business process optimization. Problems and perspectives in management 2014; 221-224

Conference proceeding

  1. Gopalraj JBP, Clarke FC, Donkin EF, Govender P. A comparative study of the acquired reistance to the tick species rhipicephalus appendiculatus, rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi and amblyomma hebraeum in crossbred (saanen x South African indigenous goats) goats. 2014 1st International Congress on Environmental, Biotechnology, and Chemistry Engineering (CEBCE)
  2. MOLALE P AND TWALA B. Towards effective fingerprint prediction using computational intelligence methods. 11th International Meeting on Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (CIBB)

Non-accredited Journals and Nonsubsidised Articles

  1. Nyaga MM, Esona MD, Jere KC, et al. Genetic diversity of rotavirus genome segment 6 (encoding VP6) in Pretoria, South Africa. Springer Plus 2014; 3:179:1-5
  2. Theron E, Nyaga MM and Dewar J. Ratification of rapid rotavirus diagnosis test strips. South African Journal of Infectious Disease 2014; 29(2): 91-94
  3. Seeletse SM. A measuring approach in bidding selection procedures for large projects. International Journal of Advances in Management, Economics and Entrepreneuship 2014; 1(3): 7-16
  4. Venter G, van Schoor AN and Bosman MC. Degenerative trends of the palmaris longus muscle in a South African population. Clinical Anatomy 2014; 27: 222-226