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  • Gladstone, Rebecca A.; Lo, Stephanie W.; Goater, Richard; Yeats, Corin; Taylor, Ben; Hadfield, James; Lees, John A.; Croucher, Nicholas J.; van Tonder, Andries J.; Bentley, Leon J.; Quah, Fu Xiang; Blaschke, Anne J.; Pershing, Nicole L.; Byington, Carrie L.; Balaji, Veeraraghavan; Hryniewicz, Waleria; Sigauque, Betuel; Ravikumar, K. L.; Grassi Almeida, Samanta Cristine; Ochoa, Theresa J.; Ho, Pak Leung; du Plessis, Mignon; Ndlangisa, Kedibone M.; Cornick, Jennifer E.; Kwambana-Adams, Brenda; Benisty, Rachel; Nzenze, Susan A.; Madhi, Shabir A.; Hawkins, Paulina A.; Pollard, Andrew J.; Everett, Dean B.; Antonio, Martin; Dagan, Ron; Klugman, Keith P.; von Gottberg, Anne; Metcalf, Benjamin J.; Li, Yuan; Beall, Bernard W.; McGee, Lesley; Breiman, Robert F.; Aanensen, David M.; Bentley, Stephen D.; The Global Pneumococcal Sequencing Consortium (Microbiology Society, 2020)
    Knowledge of pneumococcal lineages, their geographic distribution and antibiotic resistance patterns, can give insights into global pneumococcal disease. We provide interactive bioinformatic outputs to explore such topics, ...
  • Zenteno, O.; González, E.; Treuillet, S.; Valencia, B. M.; Castaneda, B.; Llanos-Cuentas, A.; Lucas, Y. (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Cavity volume is an important clinical index for the assessment of the healing process and effectiveness of treatment applied on chronic ulcers. Recently, 3D scanners have proven to effectively track ulcer’s volume evolution. ...
  • Cabello-Vílchez, A.M.; Martín-Navarro, C.M.; López-Arencibia, A.; Reyes-Batlle, M.; Sifaoui, I.; Valladares, B.; Piñero, J.E.; Lorenzo-Morales, J. (Springer, 2013)
    Pathogenic strains of Acanthamoeba genus are the causative agents of fatal granulomatous amoebic encephalitis and a serious sight-threatening infection of the eye known as Acanthamoeba keratitis. In a previous study, ...
  • Sherman, Mya; Ford, James; Llanos-Cuentas, Alejandro; Valdivia, Maria Jose; Bussalleu Rivera, Alejandro; Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change Research Group (Springer, 2015)
    Rainfall variability and related hydrological disasters are serious threats to agricultural production in developing countries. Since projections of climate change indicate an increase in the frequency and intensity of ...
  • Labbé, Jolene; Ford, James D.; Berrang-Ford, Lea; Donnelly, Blanaid; Lwasa, Shuaib; Namanya, Didacus Bambaiha; Twesigomwe, Sabastian; Harper, Sherilee L.; Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change Research Group (Springer, 2015)
    Vulnerability to the health impacts of climate change will be shaped by the existing burden of ill- health and is expected to be highest in poor and socio-economically marginalized populations. Sub-Saharan Africa, in ...
  • Rothstein, Jessica D.; Winch, Peter J.; Pachas, Jessica; Cabrera, Lilia Z.; Ochoa, Mayra; Gilman, Robert H.; Caulfield, Laura E. (Springer, 2021)
    BACKGROUND: Substantial evidence exists surrounding the health risks of breast milk substitutes (BMS) in place of exclusive breastfeeding among infants < 6 months of age in resource-poor settings. Yet, mothers' experiences ...
  • Gianella, Camila; Pesantes, M. Amalia; Ugarte-Gil, Cesar; Moore, David A. J.; Lema, Claudia (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background. In 2014 the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the “End TB Strategy”, setting new ambitious goals for elimination of tuberculosis (TB). In contrast with previous efforts to control TB, the new strategy ...
  • Quistberg, D.A.; Koepsell, T.D.; Miranda, J.J.; Boyle, L.N.; Johnston, B.D.; Ebel, B.E. (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    Objective: Pedestrians comprise 78% of the road fatalities in Peru. The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between the walking environment and pedestrian–motor vehicle collisions. Methods: A matched ...
  • Garcia, Pedro; Ruiz, Wilson; Munarriz, Cesar Loza (Cochrane Collaboration, 2016)
    Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common condition in hospital patients. Considerable controversy is ongoing regarding optimal initial warfarin dosing for patients with acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and ...
  • Wagemann, E.; Walther, J.H.; Cruz-Chú, E.R.; Zambrano, H.A. (American Chemical Society, 2019)
    Nearly frictionless water transport makes carbon nanotubes promising materials for use as conduits in nanofluidic applications. Here, we conduct molecular dynamics simulations of water flow within amorphous silica nanopores ...
  • Bracaglia, G.; Ranno, S.; Mancinelli, L.; Santoro, M.; Cerroni, L.; Massone, C.; Sangueza, O.; Bravo, F.G.; Diociaiuti, A.; Nicastri, E.; Muraca, M.; El Hachem, M.; Boldrini, R.; Callea, F.; Putignani, L. (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    Many waterborne helminthes are opportunistic parasites that can travel directly from animals to man and may contain forms capable of penetrating the skin. Among these, Sparganum is the pseudophyllidean tapeworm that belongs ...
  • Tapia, Jose Carlos; Ruiz, Eloy F.; Ponce, Oscar J.; Malaga, German; Miranda, Jaime (Universidad del Valle, 2015)
    Introduction: The inadequate reporting of cross-sectional studies, as in the case of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome, could cause problems in the synthesis of new evidence and lead to errors in the formulation of ...
  • Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Miranda, J. Jaime; Bernabe-Ortiz, Antonio (Frontiers Media, 2015)
    OBJECTIVES: To estimate the incidence and risk of childhood overweight and obesity according to socioeconomic status in Peruvian and Vietnamese school-aged children. METHODS: Longitudinal data from the Young Lives study ...
  • Chung-Delgado, Kocfa; Revilla-Montag, Alejandro; Guillen-Bravo, Sonia; Bernabe-Ortiz, Antonio (Elsevier, 2014)
    OBJECTIVES: We aimed to assess the variation in patient body weight over time according to the treatment outcome among multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases. METHODS: This was a retrospective cohort study. The ...
  • Charette, Margot; Berrang-Ford, Lea; Llanos-Cuentas, Elmer Alejandro; Carcamo, Cesar; Kulkarni, Manisha (Elsevier, 2016)
    Dengue is highly endemic in Peru, with increases in transmission particularly since vector re-infestation of the country in the 1980s. Pucallpa, the second largest city in the Peruvian Amazon, experienced a large outbreak ...
  • McDonald, M.E.; Papadopoulos, A.; Edge, V.L.; Ford, J.; Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change Research Group; Namanya, D.B.; Berrang-Ford, L.; Carcamo, C.; Llanos, A.; Lwasa, S.; Sumner, A.; Harper, S.L. (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    Background. Health research knowledge translation (KT) is important to improve population health outcomes. Considering social, geographical and cultural contexts, KT in Inuit communities often requires different methods ...
  • Gianella, Gonzalo E.; Miranda, J. Jaime; Hurst, John R. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
    The diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a global health problem, is challenging in resource-constrained settings. Spirometry with an obstructive pattern after the administration of bronchodilators ...
  • Tejada-Llacsa, Paul Jesús; Yance-Contreras, Stalin; Machuca-Felipa, Leidy; Cordova-Cassia, Carlos A. (SAGE Publications, 2018)
    In recent years, technological development has opened up new possibilities for health support, mobile health (mHealth) being one of them. mHealth apps are becoming more accessible to patients and are oriented to a variety ...
  • Fouts, Derrick-E.; Matthias, Michael-A.; Adhikarla, Haritha; Adler, Ben; Amorim-Santos, Luciane; Berg, Douglas-E.; Bulach, Dieter; Buschiazzo, Alejandro; Chang, Yung-Fu; Galloway, Renee-L.; Haake, David-A.; Haft, Daniel-H.; Hartskeerl, Rudy; Ko, Albert-I.; Levett, Paul-N.; Matsunaga, James; Mechaly, Ariel-E.; Monk, Jonathan-M.; Nascimento, Ana-L. T.; Nelson, Karen-E.; Palsson, Bernhard; Peacock, Sharon-J.; Picardeau, Mathieu; Ricaldi, Jessica-N.; Thaipandungpanit, Janjira; Wunder, Elsio-A. Jr; Yang, X. Frank; Zhang, Jun-Jie; Vinetz, Joseph-M. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
    Leptospirosis, caused by spirochetes of the genus Leptospira, is a globally widespread, neglected and emerging zoonotic disease. While whole genome analysis of individual pathogenic, intermediately pathogenic and saprophytic ...
  • Proano, Alvaro; Ruiz, Eloy F. (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
    According to Cook & Triola (2009), virtual patients (VP) are a ‘specific type of computer program that simulates real-life clinical scenarios; learners emulate the roles of health care providers to obtain a history, conduct ...

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