A Roca

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Genetic and structural analysis of MBL2 and MASP2 polymorphisms in south-eastern African children
    X Valles
    International Research Center in Health of Barcelona CRESIB, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Tissue Antigens 74:298-307. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Estimating the vaccine-preventable burden of hospitalized pneumonia among young Mozambican children
    A Roca
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Vaccine 28:4851-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Surveillance of acute bacterial meningitis among children admitted to a district hospital in rural Mozambique
    A Roca
    Centre de Recerca en Salut Internacional de Barcelona, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S172-80. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in children less than 5 years of age in Manhiça, a rural area of southern Mozambique
    Anna Roca
    Centre de Recerca en Salut Internacional de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 13:818-26. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal disease in children<5 years of age in rural Mozambique
    A Roca
    Centre de Salut Internacional, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1422-31. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein as predictors of blood culture positivity among hospitalised children with severe pneumonia in Mozambique
    N Díez-Padrisa
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1100-7. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Community incidences of respiratory infections in an actively followed cohort of children <1 year of age in Manhiça, a rural area of southern Mozambique
    A Roca
    Centre de Salut Internacional Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:373-80. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Serum biomarkers for the diagnosis of malaria, bacterial and viral infections in children living in malaria-endemic areas
    N Díez-Padrisa
    Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Drugs Today (Barc) 47:63-75. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibility of invasive and nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in rural Mozambique
    Xavier Valles
    Centre de Salut Internacional Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:358-66. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Antibody response after RSV infection in children younger than 1 year of age living in a rural area of Mozambique
    Anna Roca
    Unitat d Epidemiologia i Bioestadística UASP, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    J Med Virol 69:579-87. 2003

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Genetic and structural analysis of MBL2 and MASP2 polymorphisms in south-eastern African children
    X Valles
    International Research Center in Health of Barcelona CRESIB, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Tissue Antigens 74:298-307. 2009
    ..7%) and P111L (25.4%)] were compared with those of two previously reported variants (R103C and D105G). None of the analysed MASP2 variants, with the exception of D105G, interfered with interactions with either MBL or ficolins (H and L)...
  2. doi request reprint Estimating the vaccine-preventable burden of hospitalized pneumonia among young Mozambican children
    A Roca
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Vaccine 28:4851-7. 2010
    ..Introduction of Hib and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines would have a substantial impact on pneumonia hospitalizations among African children if vaccine effects are similar to those observed in clinical trials...
  3. doi request reprint Surveillance of acute bacterial meningitis among children admitted to a district hospital in rural Mozambique
    A Roca
    Centre de Recerca en Salut Internacional de Barcelona, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S172-80. 2009
    ..Acute bacterial meningitis (ABM) remains an important cause of mortality among African children. Epidemiologic data with regard to ABM infection are necessary for prioritizing public health interventions...
  4. doi request reprint Invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in children less than 5 years of age in Manhiça, a rural area of southern Mozambique
    Anna Roca
    Centre de Recerca en Salut Internacional de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 13:818-26. 2008
    ..To measure the disease burden and epidemiological characteristics of invasive Haemophilus influenzae in rural Mozambican children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal disease in children<5 years of age in rural Mozambique
    A Roca
    Centre de Salut Internacional, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1422-31. 2006
    ..To estimate the incidence and epidemiological characteristics of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in children<5 years of age living in a rural area of southern Mozambique...
  6. doi request reprint Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein as predictors of blood culture positivity among hospitalised children with severe pneumonia in Mozambique
    N Díez-Padrisa
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1100-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the benefits of using procalcitonin (PCT) and C-reactive protein (CRP) as pre-screening tools to predict blood culture positivity among Mozambican children with clinical severe pneumonia (CSP)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Community incidences of respiratory infections in an actively followed cohort of children <1 year of age in Manhiça, a rural area of southern Mozambique
    A Roca
    Centre de Salut Internacional Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:373-80. 2006
    ..To estimate the community incidence-rates of respiratory infections among infants in Manhiça, southern Mozambique, and to determine risk factors associated with these infections...
  8. doi request reprint Serum biomarkers for the diagnosis of malaria, bacterial and viral infections in children living in malaria-endemic areas
    N Díez-Padrisa
    Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Drugs Today (Barc) 47:63-75. 2011
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  9. ncbi request reprint Serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibility of invasive and nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in rural Mozambique
    Xavier Valles
    Centre de Salut Internacional Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:358-66. 2006
    ..To describe and compare serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibility of invasive and nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from children in rural Mozambique...
  10. ncbi request reprint Antibody response after RSV infection in children younger than 1 year of age living in a rural area of Mozambique
    Anna Roca
    Unitat d Epidemiologia i Bioestadística UASP, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    J Med Virol 69:579-87. 2003
    ..Restricted cross-reactivity and neutralizing capacity of antibodies generated by young children might be expected to induce only moderate protection in subsequent epidemics against genetically distant strains...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus IgG antibodies in infants living in a rural area of Mozambique
    Anna Roca
    Unitat d Epidemiologia i Bioestadística UASP, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    J Med Virol 67:616-23. 2002
    ..The results reinforce the concept of maternal vaccination for the control of RSV in very young children in whom the risk and severity of infection are the highest...
  12. doi request reprint Severe malaria and concomitant bacteraemia in children admitted to a rural Mozambican hospital
    Quique Bassat
    Barcelona Center for International Health Research, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1011-9. 2009
    ..To describe the prevalence, aetiology and prognostic implications of coexisting invasive bacterial disease in children admitted with severe malaria in a rural Mozambican Hospital...
  13. pmc Respiratory syncytial virus infection: denominator-based studies in Indonesia, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa
    Susan E Robertson
    Vaccines and Biologicals, Department of Immunization, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 82:914-22. 2004
    ..To assess the burden of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated lower respiratory infections (LRI) in children in four developing countries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sequential multiplex PCR for identifying pneumococcal capsular serotypes from South-Saharan African clinical isolates
    Luis Morais
    Centro de Investigação em Saúde da Manhiça CISM, Ministerio de Saude, CP1929 Maputo, Mozambique
    J Med Microbiol 56:1181-4. 2007
    ..8%) of 153 isolates; 126 (82.4%) were identified within two reactions. This approach in developing countries would require minimal training and could provide useful serotype information without requiring transport of specimens...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical presentation of respiratory syncytial virus infection in a rural area of southern Mozambique
    Maria P Loscertales
    Centro de Investigação em Saúde da Manhiça, Ministerio de Saude, Maputo, Mozambique
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:148-55. 2002
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