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Breast milk consumption in rural Costa Rica
(Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutrición p. 337 - 386, 1983)
Breast milk consumption was measured in 20 breast-feeding infants, aged two days to six months. This was achieved by test-weighing infants before and after every feeding over a 24-hour period. Infant length, weight, number ...
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 ...
El ensayo inmunosorbente enzima conjugada (ELISA) en el diagnóstico de rotavirus
La creciente importancia que los rotavirus tienen en: las llamadas diarreas inespecíficas (3,6) ha llevado al desarrollo de diversas técnicas de laboratorio para estudiar el papel de esos vírus en la etiología de la diarrea. ...
Distribution of serotypes of human rotavirus in different populations
Serotyping is a useful tool to study the cpidemiologic characteristics of rotaviruses in large populations and to assess the need for a vaccine to protect against all strains. By using an enzyme immunoassay with seroty ...
A public health approach to the “Food-Malnutrition-Economic Recession” complex
The authors in this volume disagree as to whether the current economic world recession and its accompanying adjustment policies affect nutrition and health. Based on the data presented throughout this volume and the ...
Baja endemicidad de parásitos intestinalesen tres distritos de Puriscal
A study of the prevalence of intestinal parasites among 44 family units (198 individuals) in three Costa Rican rural districts was conducted by the Institute for Health Research (INISA). A very low prevalence of all ...
Cryptosporidiosis in Bangladesh
Despite the large number of enteropathogens identified in recent years the cause of many episodes of diarrhoea remain undetermined. The protozoan Cryptosporidium was first described as a pathogen causing diarrhoea in animals ...
S-IgA cholera toxin and rotavirus antibody in human colostrum
(Acta Paediar Scand 68(3): 161-164. 1979, 1979)
S-IgA cholera toxin and rotavirus antibody inhuman colostrum. Acta Paediatr Scand, 68: 161, 1979.—S-1gA antibodies against cholera toxin and rotavirus were assayed in 43 colostral samples by means of an enzyme-linked ...
Interactions of malnutrition and infection
(Arab World Printing House. In: Practical approaches to combat malnutrition with special reference to mothers and children. Cairo, Egypt. May 25-29, 1977. N.S. Scrimshaw y M. Gabr (editors). Ministry of Health, Cairo, Egypt, Arab World Printing House, Egypt, p.134-144, 1979., 1979-05)
It is impossible and impracticable to separate health problems from their environmental causes. Thus, a quick glance at the present world distribution of famine and of severe and chronic malnutrition reveals a concentration ...
Oral rehydration and maintenance of children with rotavirus and bacterial diarrhoeas
Rehydratation mr vole orale et maintien de l'equilibre chez les jeunes enfants atteints de diarrhee a rotavirus ou a bacteries
(Bull World Health Organ. 1979; 57(3): 453–459, 1979)
To determine whether oral glucose-electrolytes therapy could be adapted with equal success to infants with diarrhoea of bacterial and viral etiologies, oral glucose-electrolytes therapy was studied in a setting where all ...