P L Alonso

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Affiliation: University of Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness of iron supplementation and malaria chemoprophylaxis in the prevention of anaemia and malaria among Tanzanian infants
    M Alonzo González
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Bull World Health Organ 78:97-107. 2000
  2. ncbi Randomised placebo-controlled trial of iron supplementation and malaria chemoprophylaxis for prevention of severe anaemia and malaria in Tanzanian infants
    C Menendez
    Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadistica, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 350:844-50. 1997
  3. ncbi Effect of malaria on soluble transferrin receptor levels in Tanzanian infants
    C Menendez
    , , Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:138-42. 2001
  4. ncbi The impact of placental malaria on gestational age and birth weight
    C Menendez
    Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadistica, Hospital Clinic, E 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 181:1740-5. 2000
  5. ncbi Prevalence and mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis viruses B, C, and E in Southern Tanzania
    C Menendez
    Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadistica, Institut d Investigacions Biomedicas August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Med Virol 58:215-20. 1999
  6. ncbi Malaria-related anaemia
    C Menendez
    Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadisica, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Parasitol Today 16:469-76. 2000
  7. ncbi Prevalence of the K76T mutation in the putative Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter (pfcrt) gene and its relation to chloroquine resistance in Mozambique
    A G Mayor
    Centro de Investigação em Saúde da Manhiça, Dirección Nacional de Saúde, Ministerio de Saude, Maputo, Mozambique
    J Infect Dis 183:1413-6. 2001
  8. ncbi Placental malaria is associated with cell-mediated inflammatory responses with selective absence of natural killer cells
    J Ordi
    Department of Pathology, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS Hospital Clínic, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 183:1100-7. 2001
  9. ncbi The incidence of clinical malaria detected by active case detection in children in Ifakara, southern Tanzania
    D M Schellenberg
    Centro de Salud International, Institut d Investigacions Biomedicas August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:647-54. 2003
  10. ncbi Malaria: burden of disease
    C Guinovart
    Centre for International Health, Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Mol Med 6:137-40. 2006

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Publications16

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness of iron supplementation and malaria chemoprophylaxis in the prevention of anaemia and malaria among Tanzanian infants
    M Alonzo González
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Bull World Health Organ 78:97-107. 2000
    ..This economic analysis supports the inclusion of both malaria chemoprophylaxis and iron supplementation delivered through EPI as part of the control strategies for these major killers of infants in parts of sub-Saharan Africa...
  2. ncbi Randomised placebo-controlled trial of iron supplementation and malaria chemoprophylaxis for prevention of severe anaemia and malaria in Tanzanian infants
    C Menendez
    Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadistica, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 350:844-50. 1997
    ..We undertook a randomised comparison of different strategies for control of anaemia and malaria in infants, including an assessment of the effect of iron supplementation on malaria susceptibility...
  3. ncbi Effect of malaria on soluble transferrin receptor levels in Tanzanian infants
    C Menendez
    , , Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:138-42. 2001
    ..We conclude that the measurement of sTfR levels does not have a role in the diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia in young children exposed to malaria infection...
  4. ncbi The impact of placental malaria on gestational age and birth weight
    C Menendez
    Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadistica, Hospital Clinic, E 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 181:1740-5. 2000
    ..This study also shows that placental malaria causes prematurity even in high-transmission areas. The impact of maternal malaria on infant mortality may be greater than was thought previously...
  5. ncbi Prevalence and mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis viruses B, C, and E in Southern Tanzania
    C Menendez
    Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadistica, Institut d Investigacions Biomedicas August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Med Virol 58:215-20. 1999
    ..The results of this study show for the first time in Africa that mother-to-infant transmission does not play a significant role in the acquisition of HCV infection...
  6. ncbi Malaria-related anaemia
    C Menendez
    Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadisica, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Parasitol Today 16:469-76. 2000
    ..In this review, Clara Menendez, Alan Fleming and Pedro Alonso focus on recent advances in our knowledge of the pathophysiology, epidemiology, management and prevention of anaemia from falciparum malaria...
  7. ncbi Prevalence of the K76T mutation in the putative Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter (pfcrt) gene and its relation to chloroquine resistance in Mozambique
    A G Mayor
    Centro de Investigação em Saúde da Manhiça, Dirección Nacional de Saúde, Ministerio de Saude, Maputo, Mozambique
    J Infect Dis 183:1413-6. 2001
    ..These findings show a high prevalence of the K76T mutation among wild isolates but also suggest additional factors responsible for CQ resistance...
  8. ncbi Placental malaria is associated with cell-mediated inflammatory responses with selective absence of natural killer cells
    J Ordi
    Department of Pathology, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS Hospital Clínic, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 183:1100-7. 2001
    ..These results indicate that placental malaria does not appear to be associated with cell-mediated immunosuppression. The role of the absence of NK cells in increased susceptibility to malaria needs to be further elucidated...
  9. ncbi The incidence of clinical malaria detected by active case detection in children in Ifakara, southern Tanzania
    D M Schellenberg
    Centro de Salud International, Institut d Investigacions Biomedicas August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:647-54. 2003
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  10. ncbi Malaria: burden of disease
    C Guinovart
    Centre for International Health, Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Mol Med 6:137-40. 2006
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  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi Massive Plasmodium falciparum visceral sequestration: a cause of maternal death in Africa
    P Castillo
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:1035-41. 2013
    ..The PfIE sequestered in cerebral capillaries and the placenta coexist in these fatal cases. ..
  13. ncbi Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis and correlation of clinical to Gram stain diagnostic criteria in low risk pregnant women
    E Gratacos
    Departament d Obstetricia i Ginecologia, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 15:913-6. 1999
    ..In these populations, the correlation of composite clinical criteria defined in groups with high prevalence of bacterial vaginosis appears to be also poor...
  14. ncbi Interleukin-4, interleukin-10, and granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor in second-trimester serum from women with preeclampsia
    E Gratacos
    Departament d Obstetricia i Ginecologia, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
    Obstet Gynecol 92:849-53. 1998
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  15. doi 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...
  16. doi 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)...