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Cryptosporidiosis in Venezuelan Children with Acute Diarrhea
Thirteen of 120 Venezuelan children with acute diarrhea were found to be excreting Cryptosporidium oocysts in their stools. This confirms that Cryptosporidiurn can infect immunocompetent children, and the relatively high ...
Systems Analysis in Nutrition and Health Planning: Approximate Model Relating Birth Weight and Age to Risk of Deficient Growth
Análisis de sistemas en la planificación de salud y nutrición: un modelo aproximado que relaciona peso al nacer y edad, con riesgo de crecimiento deficiente
This paper summarizes the initial phase of an effort to develop semiquantitative methods for nutrition and health planning. The general approach is to utilize the methods of systems analysis and operations research where ...
Characterization of an R-Plasmid Associated with Ampicillin Resistance in Shigella dysenteriae Type 1 Isolated from Epidemics
Ampicillin-resistant strains of Shigella dysenteriae type 1 isolated in epidemics in Mexico, Central America, and Bangla Desh were examined for the presence of plasmid deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) by gel electrophoresis. ...
Transfer of Ampicillin resistance from Shigella Dysenterle type 1 to Escherichia Coli
We have found that ampicillin resistance in Shigella dysenterice 1 (Shiga bacillus) is mediated by a plasmid. S. dysenterice 1 was endemic in Europe before the 1914-18 war and eventually became replaced by S. flexneri and ...
National Health and Social Development in costa Rica: A Case Study of Intersectorial Action
Presenta el escenario sociopolítico de Costa Rica: historia, población, terreno, situación política; militarismo en América Central; situación económica; indicadores de salud y socioeconómicos en América Central; perfiles ...