Table of contents (Vol 10, No 5)
EDITORIAL

Pilgrims influx, a global threat for cross-microbial resistance
 

This editorial explains the factors impacting on the risk of cross-microbial resistance at a relatively small geographical spread.

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By Syed Gillani, Syed Ata -ur-Rahman, Mohi Iqbal Mohmmad Abdul

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The impact of the 2016 World Health Organization classification of tumours of the Central Nervous System upon diagnosis and prognosis
 

This editorial discusses about the 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System which represents a major advance in glioma classification and diagnosis.

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By Lesley Ann Cala, Peter Donald Robbins

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RESEARCH

CA 19-9 is more useful than CA 125 in the diagnosis of ovarian malignancy, and can truly differentiate the histological subtypes of the ovarian tumours
 

This study focuses on the usefulness of CA 19-9 as a diagnostic tumour marker for ovarian malignancy and is being compared with CA 125.

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By Abidullah Khan, Iqbal Haider, Maimoona Ayub, Majid Khan

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A case control study of risk factors of coronary heart disease among patients admitted at tertiary hospital in western India
 

This study highlights that smoking and Body Mass Index emerged as significant risk factors of coronary heart disease.

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By Malay B Shah, Vihang S Mazumdar, Sangeeta V Patel, Rajendra K Baxi, Kalpita K Shringarpure

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Perception of tomorrow’s Health-Care connoisseur and front-runners of their educational environment utilizing DREEM inventory in Bahasa Melayu version, the native language of Malaysia
 

This study findings provide some baseline data to reconsider and redesign the curriculum, teacher training, and meet other issues.

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By Mainul Haque, Zainal Zulkifli, Farah Hanani Binti Mohd Nasir, Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder, Muhamad Saiful Bahri Yusoff, Asma Mustafa, Rozina Hoque, Md. Zakirul Islam, Myat Moe Thwe Aung

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Bio-behavioural HIV survey in prisons on men and women in Burkina Faso.
 

This research raises the urgent need of strengthening HIV and STIs prevention and control interventions in prisons, given the high exposure to risky behaviour and the high prevalence of HIV among prisoners.

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By Absatou Ky Ba, Mahamoudou Sanou, Ismael Diallo, Mamoudou Barry, Abdoul-Salam Ouedraogo, Joseph Catraye, Paul-Thomas Sanou, Celestine Ki Toe, Andre Yolland Ky, Idrissa Sanou, Rasmata Ouedraogo Traore, Lassana Sangare

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Socio-economic and Socio-demographic Determinants of BNP values in children with Pneumonia In Benin City
 

This study offers that there are other factors other than cardiac morbidity which may affect the level of BNP in children.

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By Wilson Osaretin Osarogiagbon, Wilson Ehi Sadoh

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Ankle-brachial index by automated method and renal function
 

This research study determines the clinical features of patients submitted to ABI measurement by automatic method and also to investigate the association between ABI and renal function.

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By Ricardo Pereira Silva, Iamê Melo, Larissa Freire Nogueira, Isadora Lopes Bessa, Wandervania Gomes Nojosa, Saulo Aires Oliveira, Jedson Vieira Gomes Filho, Priscila Sousa

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REVIEW

Therapy choice - Therapy possibility in PCOS infertility patients
 

This review explores differences in ovulation induction management in infertility PCOS patients, and suggests lifestyle change programs.

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By Ana Petko Mitrovic Jovanovic, Tomisla Jovanovic, Svetlana Dragojevic Dikic

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CASE STUDY

CYP3A5 genotyping may reduce the cost of care and guide dosing in paediatric renal transplant recipients treated with tacrolimus
 

This case study offers that pharmacogenetics for tacrolimus dosing may decrease the length of hospitalization and cost of care for paediatric renal transplantation.

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By Stephen M. Roper, Mini Michael, Eileen D. Brewer, Ji Lee, Alvaro H. Orjuela, Neval Akbas, Sridevi Devaraj

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor
 

Non-residents presenting with splenic injuries to Christchurch Public Hospital as a result of motor vehicle crashes: 2005-2014.

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By Yassar Alamri

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