Publications 2012 - 2013

Tintinger GR, Van der Merwe JJ, Fickl H, Rheeder P, Feldman C, Anderson R. Soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells in sputum of patients with community-acquired pneumonia or pulmonary tuberculosis: a pilot study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2012; 31(1): 73-76.

Tintinger GR, Lee-Chiong T. Circadian Rhythms, Behavior and Performance. Submitted for review to Encyclopedia of Sleep.

Tintinger GR, Anderson R, Feldman C. Pharmacological approaches to regulate neutrophil activity. Seminars in Immunopathology 2013; 35(4):395-409.

Ally MM, Hodkinson B, Meyer PW, Musenge E, Tikly M, Anderson R.  Serum matrix metalloproteinase-3 in comparison with acute phase proteins as a marker of disease activity and radiographic damage in early rheumatoid arthritis. Mediators Inflamm. 2013;2013:183653.

Ally MMTM. Biomarkers in rheumatoid arthritis – the old and new. SA Orthop J [online]. 2013; vol.12(4):19-22. ISSN 1681-150X.

Rheeder P, Duim-Beytell MC, Meijer R, Gustavsson T, Danler GKG, Ahmed RA, Van Zyl DG. Carotid intima-media thickness and its associations with type 2 diabetes mellitus in South Africans. JEMDSA 2012; 17(3):135-140.

Rheeder P,  Nel L, Meeuwes F, MSc, Meyer PWA. Beta-2 microglobulin as a predictor of peripheral arterial disease in diabetes: the effect of estimated glomerular filtration. JEMDSA 2012; 17(3):141-144.

Ueckermann V, Van Zyl DG.  The prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism among patients with diabetes mellitus at the Kalafong Hospital Diabetes Clinic: a cross-sectional study.  JEMDSA 2013; 18(2):106-110.

Ueckermann V.  An interesting case of hypercalcemia.  JEMDSA 2013; 18(1):68-70s

Ellemdin S, Soma P, Hassan I. Incidental finding of hypertension and diminished femoral pulses: short-segment stenosis of the aorta just distal to the origin of the left subclavian artery. South African Family Practice (Geneeskunde: The Medicine Journal), 2013;55 (2): 168 - 169.

Van Zyl DG, Rheeder P, Delport E. Fluid management in diabetic-acidosisRinger's lactate versus normal saline: a randomized controlled trial. QJM. 2012 Apr;105(4):337-43.

Van Zyl DG. Diabetes in high risk ethnic populations. The 2012 SEMDSA guideline for the management of Type 2 Diabetes. JEMDSA 2012; 17(2): S83-4.

Rheeder P. Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of foot problems in diabetes. The 2012 SEMDSA guideline for the management of Type 2 Diabetes. JEMDSA 2012; 17(2): S69-75

Kwofie L, Rapoport BL, Fickl H, Meyer PWA, Rheeder P, Hlope H, Anderson R, Tintinger GR. Evaluation of circulating soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 (sTREM-1) to predict risk profile, response to antimicrobial therapy, and development of complications in patients with chemotherapy-associated febrile neutropenia: a pilot study. Ann Hematol 2012; 91(4): 605-611.

Cockeran R, Mutepe N, Theron A, Tintinger G, Steel H, Stivaktas P, Richards G, Feldman C, Anderson R. Calcium-dependent potentiation of the pro-inflammatory functions of human neutrophils by tigecycline in vitro. J Antimicrob Chemother 2012; 67:130-137.

Theron AJ, Tintinger GR, Anderson R. Harmful interactions of non-essential heavy metals with cells of the innate immune system. J Clinic Toxicol 2012 S3.005.doi.10.4172/2161-0495.S3-005.

Mokgobu MI, Anderson R, Cholo MC, Tintinger GR, Steel HC, Theron AJ. Manganese promotes increased formation of hydrogen peroxide by activated human macrophages and neutrophils in vitro. Inhal Toxicol 2012; 24(10): 634-644.

Theron AJ, Steel HC, Tintinger GR, Feldman C, Anderson R. Can the anti-inflammatory activities of b2-agonists be harnessed in the clinical setting? Drug Design and Therapy 2013; 7: 1387-1398.

Anderson R, Tintinger GR, Feldman C. Inflammation and cancer: the role of the human neutrophil. South African Journal of Science 2014; 110(1/2): 1-6.

Anderson R, Theron AJ, Steel HC, Durandt C, Tintinger GR and Feldman C. The beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists, formoterol and indacaterol, but not salbutamol, effectively suppress the reactivity of human neutrophils in-vitro. Accepted for publication in Mediators of Inflammation (2014).

Theron A, Steel HC, Tintinger GR, Gravett C, Anderson R and Feldman C. Cysteinyl  Leukotriene Receptor 1 antagonists as modulators of innate immune cell function. Submitted for publication to the Journal of Immunology Research (2014).

Hodkinson B, Meyer PW, Musenge E, Ally M, Anderson R, Tikly M. Exaggerated circulating, Th-1 cytokine response in early rheumatoid arthritis patients with nodules. Cytokine. 2012Nov 60(2):561-4. DOI: 10.1016/j.cyto.2012.06.190.

Hodkinson B, Musenge E, Ally M, Meyer PW, Anderson R, Tikly M.  Response to traditional disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in indigent South Africans with early rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Apr 31(4):613-9. DOI: 10.1007/s10067-011-1900-5.

Hodkinson B, Musenge E, Ally M, Meyer PW, Anderson R, Tikly M.  Functional disability and health-related quality of life in South Africans with early rheumatoid arthritis. Scand J Rheumatol. 2012 Oct 41(5):366-74. DOI: 10.3109/03009742.2012.676065.

El Zorkany B, Alwahshi HA, Hammoudeh M, Al Emadi S, Benitha R, Al Awadhi A, Bouajina E, Laatar A, El Badawy S, Al Badi M, Al-Maini M, Al Saleh J, Alswailem R, Ally MM, Batha W, Djoudi H, El Garf A, El Hadidi K, El Marzouqi M, Hadidi M, Maharaj AB, Masri AF, Mofti A, Nahar I, Pettipher CA, Spargo CE, Emery P.  Suboptimal management of rheumatoid arthritis in the Middle East and Africa: could the EULAR recommendations be the start of a solution?. Clin Rheumatol. 2013 Feb 32(2):151-9.

Abram MH, Van Heerden W, Rheeder P, Girdler-Brown BV, Van Zyl AW. Epidemiology or oral squamous cell carcinoma. SADJ 2012; 67(10):550-553.

Wenhold F, Macintyre U, Rheeder P. Screening for dietary fat intake of grade six children: self-assessment vs. maternal assessment. Matern Child Nutr. 2012 Sep 24. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2012.00444.x.

Ganizani L. Rheeder P, Miot J. Inter- and intra-laboratory variability of CD4 cell counts in Swaziland. S Afr J HIV Med 2012; 13(2):59-63.

Muchiri JW, Gericke GJ, Rheeder P. Needs and preferences for nutrition education of type 2 diabetic adults in a resource-limited setting in South Africa. Health SA Gesondheid 17(1), Art. #614, 13 pages. /

Hatutale A, Vorster M, Ankrah AO, Rheeder P, Sathekge MM.

Association of hemodynamic response during dipyridamole stress testing with (99m)Tc-MIBI SPET myocardial perfusion image findings. Hell J Nucl Med. 2013 Sep-Dec;16(3):181-5. doi: 10.1967/s002449910096. Epub 2013 Oct 2.

Dodgen TM, Hochfeld WE, Fickl H, Asfaha SM, Durandt C, Rheeder P, Drögemöller BI, Wright GE, Warnich L, Labuschagne CD, van Schalkwyk A, Gaedigk A, Pepper MS. Introduction of the AmpliChip CYP450 Test to a South African cohort: a platform comparative prospective cohort study. BMC Med Genet. 2013; 29;14:20. doi: 10.1186/1471-2350-14-20.

Chacko A, Ismail F, Ellemdin S. Agenesis of the dorsal mesentery presenting in an adolescent. SA Journal of Radiology, 2013; 17 (1); 16 – 18.


Soma P, Ellemdin S, Mashoeshoe KS. The differential diagnosis of HIV related anaemia should include pure red cell aplasia. International Journal of HIV-Related Problems, 2013; 12: 106 - 107. Bipath P, Viljoen M, PF Levay. Levels of procalcitonin, C-reactive protein and neopterin in patients with advanced HIV-1 infection. S Afr HIV Med 2012; 13(2): 78 – 82.

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