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Burden of chronic kidney disease in resource-limited settings from Peru: a population-based study
BACKGROUND: The silent progression of chronic kidney diseases (CKD) and its association with other chronic diseases, and high treatment costs make it a great public health concern worldwide. The population burden of CKD ...
Malaria Molecular Epidemiology: Lessons from the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research Network
(American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2015)
Molecular epidemiology leverages genetic information to study the risk factors that affect the frequency and distribution of malaria cases. This article describes molecular epidemiologic investigations currently being ...
Considerações acerca dos fundamentos teóricos da explicação em epidemiologíaConsiderations concerning the theoretical foundations of explanation in epidemiology
(Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo, 1985)
Epidemiology and Genetic Characterization of Noroviruses among Adults in an Endemic Setting, Peruvian Amazon Basin, 2004-2011
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Successful vaccination strategies against norovirus will require understanding the burden of disease and relevant genotypes in populations. However, few data are available from cohort studies of adults living ...
Hospital management in patients with Dengue: what challenges do we face in Latin America?
(University of Salerno, 2016)
Directed acyclic graphs in statistical modelling of epidemiological studies Aplicación de grafos acíclicos dirigidos en la evaluación de un set mínimo de ajuste de confusores: Un complemento al modelamiento estadístico en estudios epidemiológicos observac
(Sociedad Medica de Santiago, 2018)
© 2018, Sociedad Medica de Santiago. All rights reserved. Background: Confusion in observational epidemiological studies distorts the relationship between exposure and event. “Step by step” regression models, diverts the ...
Global Shifts in Cardiovascular Disease, the Epidemiologic Transition, and Other Contributing Factors: Toward a New Practice of Global Health Cardiology
One of the major drivers of change in the practice of cardiology is population change. This article discusses the current debate about epidemiologic transition paired with other ongoing transitions with direct relevance ...
Molecular Epidemiology of Avian Malaria in Wild Breeding Colonies of Humboldt and Magellanic Penguins in South America
Avian malaria is a disease caused by species of the genera Haemoproteus, Leucocytozoon, and Plasmodium. It affects hundreds of bird species, causing varied clinical signs depending on the susceptibility of the host species. ...
Prevalence of intestinal helminths, anemia, and malnutrition in Paucartambo, Peru
(World Health Organization, 2015)
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence of soil-transmitted helminth infections, anemia, and malnutrition among children in the Paucartambo province of Cusco region, Peru, in light of demographic, socio-economic, and ...
Sustained Benefit of Community-based Tuberculosis Interventions after 30 Years
(American Thoracic Society, 2015)