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Diabetes Mellitus in Peru
(Levy Library Press, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Peru is an upper medium-income developing country with an increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, including diabetes. OBJECTIVE: To review and describe the epidemiology, drivers, and diabetes care plan in ...
Epidemiological intelligence as a model of organization in health
(ABRASCORIO DE JANEIRO, 2012)
The concept of epidemiological intelligence, as a construction of information societies, goes beyond monitoring a list of diseases and the ability to elicit rapid responses. The concept should consider the complexity of ...
Molecular epidemiology of plasmodium falciparum malaria outbreak, Tumbes, Peru, 2010–2012
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015)
During 2010–2012, an outbreak of 210 cases of malaria occurred in Tumbes, in the northern coast of Peru, where no Plasmodium falciparum malaria case had been reported since 2006. To identify the source of the parasite ...
Malaria Epidemiology and Control Within the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research
(American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2015)
Understanding the epidemiological features and metrics of malaria in endemic populations is a key component to monitoring and quantifying the impact of current and past control efforts to inform future ones. The International ...
Quality assurance for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Latin American and Caribbean countries, 2013-2015
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
OBJECTIVES: A Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial susceptibility quality control comparison programme was re-established in Latin America and the Caribbean to ensure antimicrobial susceptibility data produced from the ...
Active post-operative phoned search for late infections of surgical site and thromboembolic events in the late postoperative period of plastic surgeries in a day hospital in the municipality of Porto AlegreActive post-operative phoned search for late infections of surgical site and thromboembolic events in the late postoperative period of plastic surgeries in a day hospital in the municipality of Porto Alegre
The Epidemiology of Human Strongyloidiasis
(Springer International Publishing, 2014-11-12)
An epidemiologic approach for the understanding of the public health relevance of Strongyloides stercoralis is currently much needed, due to the renewed interest in the control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH). ...
Peach brown rot incidence related to pathogen infection at different stages of fruit development in an organic peach production system
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2011)
Brown rot, caused by Monilinia fructicola, is the most widespread disease for organic peach production systems in Brazil. The objective of this study was to determine the favorable periods for latent infection by M. ...