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Giardiasis: Impact on child growth
Chronic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract may impair physical growth during infancy and childhood. Growth retardation has been particularly well documented in children with Crohn's disease and coeliac disease in which ...
Epidemiology of human rotavirus types 1 and 2 as studied by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
(The New England Journal of Medicine 299:1156-1161, 1978-11-23)
To determine the relative importance of two known serotypes of human rotavirus, we developed an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to differentiate serotype-specific rotavirus antigen and antibody. Using this technic, we ...
Antenatal events and postnatal growth and survival of children in a rural Guatemalan village
(Annals of human biology, 1976, VOL. 3, NO. 4, 303-315, 1976-07-03)
The biological features of all pregnant women and newborn infants in a typical rural village of Guatemala have been studied from 1964 to the present; 458 pregnancies have been analysed. The mothers averaged 143'1 em in ...
(Diseases of children in the Subtropics and Tropics. Jelliffe DB, Stanfield JP, ed. 3d edition. London, Edward Arnold, 1978. p. 492-498, 1978)
Shigecllosis is an infectious disease caused by Shigellae, which are bacilli with capacity to invade the mucosa of the colon and less frequently the ileum. The disease occurs spora-dically and in epidemics with mild to ...
Natural history of Giardia infection of infants and children in rural Guatemala and its impact on physical growth
Longitudinal data on Giardia excretion, diarrheal disease, and physical growth during the first 3 yr of life collected more than 20 yr ago in 45 Guatemalan children were analyzed. This report describes the natural history ...
Infection and Low Birth Weight in a Developing Country
A Study in an Indian Village of Guatemala
Infection and Low Birth Weight in a Developing Country A Study in an Indian Village of Guatemala
(Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(5):558-561, 1975)
The causes of fetal growth retardation and premature delivery are not well defined. Although diet, smoking, maternal weight and height, and social class can be correlated with the size of the fetus, the relative contribution ...
Infección en la mujer embrazada y su influencia en el producto de la concepción
(Aspectos Perinatales del Parto Prematuro. Althabe, O. y R. Schwarcz (editores), El Ateneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pp. 199-213, 1978, 1978)
La mujer embarazada está sujeta a una serie de cambios de tipo nutricional, bioquímico, metabólico y endocrinológico. Durante el embarazo, estos procesos pueden permanecer sin alteración o bien ser aumentados o suprimidos ...
Natural history of rotavirus infection in the children of Santa Maria Cauque
(Prog Food Nutr Sci 7 p. 167-177, 1983)
A prospective observation of 45 cohort children from birth to three years of age permitted the collection of 5689 weekly stool specimens, along with frequent morbidity, dietary and growth data. Specimens tested by the ...
Epidemiology of rotaviruses in a cohort of 45 Guatemalan Mayan Indian children observed from birth to the age of three years
(The Journal of Infectious Diseases 148(3) 452-461, 1983-09)
Chort of 45 children was observed from birth to three years of age in their natural ecosystem to determine patterns of infection, morbidity, and growth. Data from enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay analysis for rotavirus ...
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 ...