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Evidence of reduced vertical transmission of Neospora caninum associated with higher IgG1 than IgG2 serum levels and presence of IFN-γ in nonaborting chronically infected cattle under natural condition
Neospora caninum infection of cattle can be vertically transmitted, resulting in abortion or birth of infected calves. Vertical transmission occurs both in acutely or chronically infected cattle. There is little information ...
Higher congenital transmission rate of Trypanosoma cruzi associated with family history of congenital transmission
(Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2020-03)
Introduction: Congenital transmission (CT) of Trypanosoma cruzi has led to globalization of Chagas disease and its growing relevance as a public health problem. Although the occurrence of CT has been associated with several ...
Spatially extended SHAR epidemiological framework of infectious disease transmission
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2022)
Phylogeographic analysis of the 2000-2002 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in Argentina
(Elsevier Science, 2016-07)
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly transmissible disease of hooved livestock. Although FMD has been eradicated from many countries, economic and social consequences of FMD reintroductions are devastating. After ...
Impact of HIV co-infection on the evolution and transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
(eLife Sciences Publications, 2016-08)
The tuberculosis (TB) epidemic is fueled by a parallel Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic, but it remains unclear to what extent the HIV epidemic has been a driver for drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis ...
Epidemiology and pathogenesis of maternal-fetal transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi and a case for vaccine development against congenital Chagas disease
(Elsevier Science, 2020-03)
Trypanos o ma cruzi (T. cruzi or Tc) is the causative agent of Chagas disease (CD). It is common for patients to suffer from non-specific symptoms or be clinically asymptomatic with acute and chronic conditions acquired ...
Insights from quantitative and mathematical modelling on the proposed WHO 2030 goals for Chagas disease
(Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2019-12)
Chagas disease (CD) persists as one of the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) with a particularly large impact in the Americas. The World Health Organization (WHO) recently proposed goals for CD elimination as a public ...
Tracing seed to seedling transmission of the wheat blast pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae pathotype Triticum
(Wiley Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2021-06)
Wheat blast caused by Magnaporthe oryzae pathotype Triticum (MoT), initially restricted to South America, is a global threat for wheat after spreading to Asia in 2016 by the introduction of contaminated seeds, raising the ...
Urban Chagas disease in children and women in primary care centres in Buenos Aires, Argentina
(Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 2015-07)
The primary objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of this disease in women of childbearing age and children treated at health centres in underserviced areas of the city of Buenos Aires. Demographic and ...
First report of a family outbreak of Chagas disease in French Guiana and posttreatment follow-up
The outbreak of acute Chagas disease due to oral transmission of the parasite is a well-known phenomenon mainly occurring in the Amazon. Such an event is described here for the first time in French Guiana. Eight patients ...