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Draft Genome Sequence of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serovar Infantis Strain SPE101, Isolated from a Chronic Human Infection
(American Society of Microbiology, 2017)
We report a 4.99-Mb draft genome sequence of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Infantis strain SPE101, isolated from feces of a 5-month-old breast-fed female showing diarrhea associated with severe dehydration ...
Gastroenteritis eosinofílica. A propósito de un caso y revisión de la literatura
(Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú, 2017)
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare primary disease distinguished by abundant eosinophilic infiltration of the intestinal mucosa. It concerns variable and nonspecific gastrointestinal symptoms according to the depth of ...
Nanoparticle-Based Histidine-Rich Protein-2 Assay for the Detection of the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum
(American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2016)
A nanoparticle-based assay for detection and quantification of Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 (HRP2) in urine and serum is reported. The assay uses magnetic beads conjugated with anti-HRP2 antibody for ...
Effectiveness of an mHealth intervention to improve the cardiometabolic profile of people with prehypertension in low-resource urban settings in Latin America: a randomised controlled trial
BACKGROUND: Poor diet and physical inactivity strongly affect the growing epidemic of cardiovascular disease worldwide. Mobile phone-based health interventions (mHealth) have been shown to help promote weight loss and ...
An international qualitative study exploring patients' experiences of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: study set-up and protocol
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
INTRODUCTION: Lack of investments in drug development, lack of standardisation of clinical trials and the complexity of disease presentations contribute to the current lack of effective, safe and adapted treatments for ...
End-of-Life Care in Latin America
(American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2016)
Cancer has become a global pandemic with disproportionately higher mortality rates in low- and middle- income countries, where a large fraction of patients present in advanced stages and in need of end-of-life care. Globally, ...
A score to predict and stratify risk of tuberculosis in adult contacts of tuberculosis index cases: a prospective derivation and external validation cohort study
BACKGROUND: Contacts of tuberculosis index cases are at increased risk of developing tuberculosis. Screening, preventive therapy, and surveillance for tuberculosis are underused interventions in contacts, particularly ...
Subtypes of Native American ancestry and leading causes of death: Mapuche ancestry-specific associations with gallbladder cancer risk in Chile
(Public Library of Science, 2017)
Latin Americans are highly heterogeneous regarding the type of Native American ancestry. Consideration of specific associations with common diseases may lead to substantial advances in unraveling of disease etiology and ...
Explorando el negacionismo del VIH/SIDA en idioma español, en internet
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2015)