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Integrating evidence, models and maps to enhance Chagas disease vector surveillance
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
Background: Until recently, the Chagas disease vector, Triatoma infestans, was widespread in Arequipa, Perú, but as a result of a decades-long campaign in which over 70,000 houses were treated with insecticides, infestation ...
Application of quality indicators to data from the National Network of Congenital Anomalies of Argentina
(John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2019-04)
Background: In Argentina, birth defects are a leading cause of infant deaths. In 2009, the National Network for Congenital Anomalies of Argentina (RENAC) was established as a hospital-based surveillance system of major ...
Design and development of a custom system of technology surveillance and competitive intelligence in SMEs
(Procedia Computer Science, 2019)
Rotavirus contamination of surface waters from the northwest of Argentina
(IWA Publishing, 2020-06)
Fecal pollution of water is a serious concern because it is associated with the transmission of pathogens. The aim of this study was to analyze the occurrence of group A rotavirus (RVA) in surface waters from the Arias–Arenales ...
Global epidemiology of non-influenza RNA respiratory viruses: data gaps and a growing need for surveillance
(Elsevier Science Inc., 2017-10)
Together with influenza, the non-influenza RNA respiratory viruses (NIRVs), which include respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza viruses, coronavirus, rhinovirus, and human metapneumovirus, represent a considerable ...
Type I IFNs are required to promote central nervous system immune surveillance through the recruitment of inflammatory monocytes upon systemic inflammation
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2017-12)
Brain-resident microglia and peripheral migratory leukocytes play essential roles in shaping the immune response in the central nervous system. These cells activate and migrate in response to chemokines produced during ...
Enhanced steroid dosing reduces seizures during antiparasitic treatment for cysticercosis and early after
Objective: Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a major cause of seizures and epilepsy in endemic countries. Antiparasitic treatment of brain cysts leads to seizures due to the host's inflammatory reaction, requiring concomitant ...
A critical analysis of Peru's HIV grant proposals to the Global Fund
(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
Peru has applied to six of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) rounds for funding, achieving success on four occasions. The process of proposal development has, however, been criticised, ...
The impact and cost-effectiveness of combined HIV prevention scenarios among transgender women sex-workers in Lima, Peru: a mathematical modelling study
Background: HIV incidence remains high among transgender women in Lima, Peru, most of whom report sex work. On the basis of a stakeholder analysis and health system capacity assessment, we designed a mathematical model to ...
Predicting the northward expansion of tropical lineage Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato ticks in the United States and its implications for medical and veterinary health
(Plos One, 2022-08)
The tropical lineage within the Rhipicephalus sanguineus species complex is cause for growing concern in the U.S. based on its prominent role in creating and perpetuating multiple recently identified outbreaks of Rocky ...