Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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2022 Concurrent allergy and helminthiasis in underprivileged urban South African adults previously residing in rural areas

This study investigated whether prior exposure to helminths (Ascaris IgE, Ascaris eggs and Trichuris eggs) either in childhood or in adultho...

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2018 The investigation of the use of Prealbumin as a tool for nutritional assessment in adults coinfected with HIV and intestinal Helminth parasites in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Serum prealbumin is considered to be as important as albumin in the nutritional status assessment. However, there is relatively little evide...

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2017 Helminthiasis: a systematic review of the immune interactions present in individuals coinfected with HIV and/or tuberculosis

Helminth infections are highly endemic in parts of the world where the two killer epidemics caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) and ...

2016 The interaction between HIV and intestinal Helminth parasites coinfection with nutrition among adults in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In South Africa few studies have examined the effects of the overlap of HIV and helminth infections on nutritional status. This cross-sectio...

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