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  1. pmc Microbial biogeography of six salt lakes in Inner Mongolia, China, and a salt lake in Argentina
    Eulyn Pagaling
    Department of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE19HN, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5750-60. 2009
  2. pmc Complex class 1 integrons with diverse variable regions, including aac(6')-Ib-cr, and a novel allele, qnrB10, associated with ISCR1 in clinical enterobacterial isolates from Argentina
    María Paula Quiroga
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paraguay 2155, P 12, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4466-70. 2007
  3. ncbi Reactivation of Chagas disease with central nervous system involvement in HIV-infected patients in Argentina, 1992-2007
    Ezequiel Cordova
    Francisco J Muñiz Infectious Diseases Hospital, Uspallata 2262, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Infect Dis 12:587-92. 2008
  4. ncbi Comparison of the external morphology of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks from Brazil and Argentina
    Patricia Rosa de Oliveira
    Departamento de Biologia, I B, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, UNESP, Av 24A 1515, Cx Postal 199, CEP 13506 900, Rio Claro, SP, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 129:139-47. 2005
  5. pmc Congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection. Efficacy of its monitoring in an urban reference health center in a non-endemic area of Argentina
    Ana Maria De Rissio
    Instituto Nacional de Parasitologia Dr Mario Fatala Chaben, ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:838-45. 2010
  6. ncbi Urban distribution of Phlebotominae in a cutaneous leishmaniasis focus, Argentina
    Oscar D Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:282-7. 2008
  7. pmc Domestic dogs and cats as sources of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in rural northwestern Argentina
    R E Gurtler
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Parasitology 134:69-82. 2007
  8. ncbi Reduction in nosocomial infection with improved hand hygiene in intensive care units of a tertiary care hospital in Argentina
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Colegiales Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 33:392-7. 2005
  9. ncbi High prevalence of congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection and family clustering in Salta, Argentina
    Olga Sanchez Negrette
    Instituto de Patologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Calle Buenos Aires, Salta, Argentina
    Pediatrics 115:e668-72. 2005
  10. pmc Incidence of trypanosoma cruzi infection among children following domestic reinfestation after insecticide spraying in rural northwestern Argentina
    Ricardo E Gürtler
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:95-103. 2005

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  1. pmc Microbial biogeography of six salt lakes in Inner Mongolia, China, and a salt lake in Argentina
    Eulyn Pagaling
    Department of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE19HN, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5750-60. 2009
    ..the prokaryotic biogeography of the water column in six salt lakes in Inner Mongolia, China, and a salt lake in Argentina. These lakes had different salt compositions and pH values and were at variable geographic distances, on both ..
  2. pmc Complex class 1 integrons with diverse variable regions, including aac(6')-Ib-cr, and a novel allele, qnrB10, associated with ISCR1 in clinical enterobacterial isolates from Argentina
    María Paula Quiroga
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paraguay 2155, P 12, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4466-70. 2007
    Transferable quinolone resistance has not previously been reported in Argentina. Here we describe three complex class 1 integrons harboring the novel allele qnrB10 in a unique region downstream of orf513, one of them also containing aac(..
  3. ncbi Reactivation of Chagas disease with central nervous system involvement in HIV-infected patients in Argentina, 1992-2007
    Ezequiel Cordova
    Francisco J Muñiz Infectious Diseases Hospital, Uspallata 2262, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Infect Dis 12:587-92. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate clinical and microbiological characteristics of Chagas disease (ChD) with central nervous system (CNS) involvement in AIDS patients...
  4. ncbi Comparison of the external morphology of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks from Brazil and Argentina
    Patricia Rosa de Oliveira
    Departamento de Biologia, I B, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, UNESP, Av 24A 1515, Cx Postal 199, CEP 13506 900, Rio Claro, SP, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 129:139-47. 2005
    ..present study the external morphology of semi-engorged Rhipicephalus sanguineus females ticks from Brazil and Argentina were compared by scanning electron microscopy. Many differences were detected among the R...
  5. pmc Congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection. Efficacy of its monitoring in an urban reference health center in a non-endemic area of Argentina
    Ana Maria De Rissio
    Instituto Nacional de Parasitologia Dr Mario Fatala Chaben, ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:838-45. 2010
    ..1% of babies were CT free, and 55.8% did not complete the follow-up. Establishing CT as a public health priority and improving first-line health service, congenital CHD coverage could be more efficient in endemic countries...
  6. ncbi Urban distribution of Phlebotominae in a cutaneous leishmaniasis focus, Argentina
    Oscar D Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:282-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, in this urban ACL focus the human-vector effective contact risk is still associated with peri-urban vegetation and ecotone modifications despite the urban residence of the cases...
  7. pmc Domestic dogs and cats as sources of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in rural northwestern Argentina
    R E Gurtler
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Parasitology 134:69-82. 2007
    ..of domestic Triatoma infestans were assessed longitudinally in 2 infested rural villages in north-western Argentina. A total of 86 dogs and 38 cats was repeatedly examined for T. cruzi infection by serology and/or xenodiagnosis...
  8. ncbi Reduction in nosocomial infection with improved hand hygiene in intensive care units of a tertiary care hospital in Argentina
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Colegiales Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 33:392-7. 2005
    ..We attempted to enhance compliance with hand hygiene by implementing education, training, and performance feedback. We measured nosocomial infections in parallel...
  9. ncbi High prevalence of congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection and family clustering in Salta, Argentina
    Olga Sanchez Negrette
    Instituto de Patologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Calle Buenos Aires, Salta, Argentina
    Pediatrics 115:e668-72. 2005
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  10. pmc Incidence of trypanosoma cruzi infection among children following domestic reinfestation after insecticide spraying in rural northwestern Argentina
    Ricardo E Gürtler
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:95-103. 2005
    ..infestans and the presence or proportion of infected dogs or cats in Amamá, a rural village in northwestern Argentina. Seven (12.1%) children seronegative for antibodies to T...
  11. pmc West Nile virus isolation from equines in Argentina, 2006
    Maria Alejandra Morales
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Virales Humanas, Dr Julio I Malztegui, Pergainino, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1559-61. 2006
    ..The horses were from different farms in central Argentina and had not traveled outside the country. This is the first isolation of WNV in South America.
  12. pmc Genetic polymorphisms influencing arsenic metabolism: evidence from Argentina
    Karin Schläwicke Engström
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, 22185 Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 115:599-605. 2007
    ..in six genes affected the urinary metabolite pattern in a group of indigenous women (n = 147) in northern Argentina who were exposed to approximately 200 microg/L As in drinking water...
  13. ncbi Characterization and epidemiologic subtyping of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from hemolytic uremic syndrome and diarrhea cases in Argentina
    M Rivas
    Servicio Fisiopatogenia, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas INEI ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:88-96. 2006
    b>Argentina has a high incidence of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS); 12.2 cases per 100,000 children younger than 5 years old were reported in 2002...
  14. ncbi HIV type 1 genetic diversity surveillance among newly diagnosed individuals from 2003 to 2005 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Dario A Dilernia
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1201-7. 2007
    ..We also identified the CRF16_A2D previously found in Argentina and the CRF06_cpx commonly prevalent in Africa...
  15. pmc Evidence for avian intrathoracic air sacs in a new predatory dinosaur from Argentina
    Paul C Sereno
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3303. 2008
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  16. pmc Reinfestation sources for Chagas disease vector, Triatoma infestans, Argentina
    Maria C Cecere
    Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1096-102. 2006
    ..pattern and to plan a comprehensive control program were studied in 2 adjacent rural communities in northwestern Argentina from 1993 to 1997...
  17. ncbi National Rotavirus Surveillance in Argentina: high incidence of G9P[8] strains and detection of G4P[6] strains with porcine characteristics
    Juan A Stupka
    Departamento de Virologia, Laboratorio de Gastroenteritis Virales, INEI ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Infect Genet Evol 9:1225-31. 2009
    ..every year almost 120,000 cases of diarrhea associated with rotavirus occur in children under 5 years old in Argentina. In this work, we present the rotavirus strain diversity detected during the first 2 years of the National ..
  18. ncbi Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus, and dengue in Argentina: current knowledge and future directions
    Darío Vezzani
    Unidad de Ecología de Reservorios y Vectores de Parásitos, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:66-74. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper was to review the information related with Aedes vectors and dengue in Argentina since the reintroduction of Ae. aegypti in 1986. The geographic distribution of Ae...
  19. ncbi Genetic sexing strains in medfly, Ceratitis capitata, sterile insect technique programmes
    A S Robinson
    Entomology Unit, FAO IAEA Agriculture and Biotechnology Laboratory, A 2444, Seibersdorf, Austria
    Genetica 116:5-13. 2002
    ..Some of the many field trials of the strains that were carried out before the strains were introduced into operational programmes are reviewed and an overview is given of their current use...
  20. ncbi Phlebotominae (Diptera: Psycodidae) fauna in the Chaco region and Cutaneous Leishmaniasis transmission patterns in Argentina
    Oscar D Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:578-84. 2008
    In Argentina, the incidence of American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (ACL) has shown a steady increase over the last few decades...
  21. ncbi [Surveillance of Neisseria meningitidis in Argentina, 1993-2005: distribution of serogroups, serotypes and serosubtypes isolated from invasive disease]
    L Chiávetta
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, Vélez Sársfield 563 1281 Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Argent Microbiol 39:21-7. 2007
    ..The nonsubtypable isolates throughout the period of study represented the 52.8%, this high percentage demonstrates the limited capacity of the serotyping for the determination of meningococcal/meningococcus subtypes. of meningococco...
  22. ncbi Human papillomavirus type-16 variants in Quechua aboriginals from Argentina
    Maria Alejandra Picconi
    Servicio Virus Oncogénicos, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Virol 69:546-52. 2003
    Cervical carcinoma is the leading cause of cancer death in Quechua indians from Jujuy (northwestern Argentina)...
  23. ncbi Total polyphenol content and antioxidant capacity of commercially available tea (Camellia sinensis) in Argentina
    Claudia Anesini
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Agric Food Chem 56:9225-9. 2008
    Tea, Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze (Theaceae) is cultivated in Argentina in the northeastern region (provinces of Misiones and Corrientes), between 26 degrees and 28 degrees south latitude, the southernmost area of the world where tea ..
  24. ncbi Multicentered study of viral acute lower respiratory infections in children from four cities of Argentina, 1993-1994
    G Carballal
    Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones Clínicas N Quirno CEMIC, Laboratorio de Virologia, Galvan 4102 1431, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Virol 64:167-74. 2001
    ..of acute lower respiratory infection viral etiology in young children from four different geographical areas of Argentina. A total of 1,278 children under 5 years of age, hospitalized in primary care centers from Buenos Aires, Có..
  25. ncbi Investigation of genetic polymorphisms and smoking in a bladder cancer case-control study in Argentina
    Lee E Moore
    School of Public Health, Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, University of California, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Lett 211:199-207. 2004
    ..NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase (NQO1) polymorphisms in a population-based bladder cancer case-control study in Argentina. Buccal cell DNA was obtained from 106 cases and 109 controls...
  26. ncbi Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in healthy young beef steers from Argentina: prevalence and virulence properties
    Lelis Meichtri
    Instituto Tecnología de Alimentos, Centro de Investigación de Agroindustria, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria, C C 77 C P B1708WAB, Moron, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Food Microbiol 96:189-98. 2004
    ..with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), bloody and non-bloody diarrhea in different countries, including Argentina. The prevalent genotype isolated was stx2 (51 of 86, 59.3%)...
  27. ncbi [Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli and hemolytic-uremic syndrome in Argentina]
    Mariana A Rivero
    Laboratorio de Inmunoquímica y Biotecnología CIC, Dpto de Sanidad Animal y Medicina Preventiva, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Nacional del Centro, Tandil, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 64:352-6. 2004
    ..of acute renal failure and the second cause of chronic renal failure and renal transplantation in children in Argentina. Our country has the highest incidence of HUS in the world, with approximately 420 new cases observed each year ..
  28. ncbi Pediatric hospitalizations associated with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Argentina
    Romina Libster
    Fundacion INFANT, Buenos Aires
    N Engl J Med 362:45-55. 2010
    ..While the Northern Hemisphere experiences the effects of the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus, data from the recent influenza season in the Southern Hemisphere can provide important information on the burden of disease in children...
  29. ncbi Simuliid blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae) and ceratopogonid midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) as vectors of Mansonella ozzardi (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) in northern Argentina
    A J Shelley
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:451-8. 2001
    ..In the only known focus of the disease in north-western Argentina the vectors have never been incriminated. This study investigated the potential vectors of M...
  30. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of the CRM-based 7-valent pneumococcal conjugated vaccine (PCV7) in Argentina
    Norberto D Giglio
    Hospital de Niños Ricardo Gutierrez Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Vaccine 28:2302-10. 2010
    ..Due to the region's own conditions, universal vaccination with pneumococcal conjugate heptavalent vaccine (PCV-7) in Latin American countries is still controversial...
  31. ncbi Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma in Jujuy, north-west Argentina
    Oscar Marin
    Department of Pathology, Pablo Soria Hospital, Argentina
    Pathol Int 52:348-57. 2002
    ..determine whether ML resembling ATLL are indeed ATLL, re-analysis of 34 cases occurring in Jujuy, a province of Argentina, was conducted, concentrating on immunological phenotype, integration of HTLV-1 proviral DNA, expression of HTLV-..
  32. ncbi Two different routes of colonization of Aedes aegypti in Argentina from neighboring countries
    J C Rondan Dueñas
    Genética de Poblaciones y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, 5000, Cordoba, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 46:1344-54. 2009
    Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera, Culicidae) is the main vector of dengue and yellow fever. In Argentina, the species was apparently eradicated approximately in 1964; by 1986, it was reintroduced...
  33. ncbi Economic impact of dementia in developing countries: an evaluation of costs of Alzheimer-type dementia in Argentina
    Ricardo F Allegri
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, CEMIC University, and Memory Research Center, Department of Neurology, Zubizarreta General Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:705-18. 2007
    There is no previous information about economic costs of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in South America. The objective of this study was to evaluate the costs of AD in Argentina.
  34. ncbi The attributable cost and length of hospital stay because of nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care units in 3 hospitals in Argentina: a prospective, matched analysis
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital of Epidemiology, Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 33:157-61. 2005
    No information is available on the financial impact of nosocomial pneumonia in Argentina. To calculate the cost of nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care units, a 5-year, matched cohort study was undertaken at 3 hospitals in Argentina.
  35. ncbi Epidemiological aspects of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Iguazú falls area of Argentina
    Oscar D Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, ANLIS, Ministerio de Salud de Nación, Argentina
    Acta Trop 109:5-11. 2009
    Over the last three decades the incidence of American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) has increased sharply in Argentina and throughout the world...
  36. pmc Evolution of multiresistance in nontyphoid salmonella serovars from 1984 to 1998 in Argentina
    Betina E Orman
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3963-70. 2002
    ..was investigated with 155 isolates obtained in Argentina from 1984 to 1998...
  37. pmc Evolution and molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemic and sporadic clones in Cordoba, Argentina
    Claudia Sola
    Departamento de Bioquimica Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
    J Clin Microbiol 44:192-200. 2006
    ..methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain, named the "Cordobes clone," has emerged in Argentina and coexists with the pandemic Brazilian clone...
  38. ncbi Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, eastern Argentina
    Noella Gardella
    Catedra de Microbiologia, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1113 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 62:343-7. 2008
    ..methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus recovered in 6 healthcare centers from northeastern and eastern Argentina were genotyped by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis...
  39. ncbi Detection of picobirnavirus in HIV-infected patients with diarrhea in Argentina
    M O Giordano
    Instituto de Virología Dr J M Vanella Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 18:380-3. 1998
    ..5 times more sensitive following guanidinium thiocynate RNA extraction. This investigation offers preliminary results about the circulation of picobirnavirus in HIV-infected patients in Córdoba, Argentina.
  40. pmc Emergence and dissemination of a community-associated methicillin-resistant Panton-Valentine leucocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus clone sharing the sequence type 5 lineage with the most prevalent nosocomial clone in the same region of Argentina
    Claudia Sola
    Departamento de Bioquimica Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Centro de Investigaciones en Bioquímica Clínica e Inmunología CIBICI CONICET, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon Argentina, Cordoba, Argentina
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1826-31. 2008
    ..aureus revealed prevalences of 33% and 13% in pediatric and adult patients, respectively, in Cordoba, Argentina, in 2005...
  41. pmc Effects of a five-year citywide intervention program to control Aedes aegypti and prevent dengue outbreaks in northern Argentina
    Ricardo E Gürtler
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e427. 2009
    ..Dengue has propagated widely through the Americas. Most countries have not been able to maintain permanent larval mosquito control programs, and the long-term effects of control actions have rarely been documented...
  42. ncbi Human outbreak of St. Louis encephalitis detected in Argentina, 2005
    Lorena I Spinsanti
    Instituto de Virologia Dr José María Vanella, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Enfermera Gordillo Gomez s n, 5016 Cordoba, Argentina
    J Clin Virol 42:27-33. 2008
    An outbreak of flavivirus encephalitis occurred in 2005 in Córdoba province, Argentina.
  43. ncbi Serotypes and virulence genes of bovine Shigatoxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) isolated from a feedlot in Argentina
    Nora L Padola
    Laboratorio de Inmunoquimica y Biotecnologia, FCV, UNICEN, Pinto 399 7000 Tandil, Argentina
    Vet Microbiol 100:3-9. 2004
    ..were previously demonstrated to be reservoir of non-O157 Shigatoxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) serotypes in Argentina. The acid-resistance of some STEC strains makes it reasonable to assume the presence in feedlot of particular ..
  44. ncbi The attributable cost, length of hospital stay, and mortality of central line-associated bloodstream infection in intensive care departments in Argentina: A prospective, matched analysis
    Victor Daniel Rosenthal
    Bernal Medical Center, Colegiales Medical Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, and Hospital Epidemiology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 31:475-80. 2003
    ..is available on the financial impact of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infection (BSI) in Argentina. To calculate the cost of BSIs in the intensive care department (ICU), a 5-year prospective nested case-control ..
  45. pmc Phylodynamics of HIV-1 circulating recombinant forms 12_BF and 38_BF in Argentina and Uruguay
    Gonzalo Bello
    Laboratorio de AIDS and Imunologia Molecular, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Retrovirology 7:22. 2010
    Although HIV-1 CRF12_BF and CRF38_BF are two epidemiologically important recombinant lineages circulating in Argentina and Uruguay, little is known about their population dynamics.
  46. ncbi Respiratory viruses seasonality in children under five years of age in Buenos Aires, Argentina: a five-year analysis
    Mariana Viegas
    Virology Laboratory, Dr Ricardo Gutiérrez Children s Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Infect 49:222-8. 2004
    ..We aimed to perform a five-year retrospective analysis (1998-2002) of ALRI viral aetiology in children under 5 years of age admitted to public hospitals in Buenos Aires city to evaluate its seasonality...
  47. ncbi Infestation of rural houses by Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in southern area of Gran Chaco in Argentina
    X Porcasi
    Centro Regional de Investigaciones Científicas y Transferencia Tecnológica CRILAR, Entre Ríos y Mendoza s n 5301 Anillaco, La Rioja, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 43:1060-7. 2006
    ..before and after house spraying with deltamethrin in the San Martin Department (an arid Chaco region of central Argentina). The overall peridomestic infestation index decreased from 48.2 to 28.2% after insecticide application...
  48. ncbi Characterisation of OXA-51, a novel class D carbapenemase found in genetically unrelated clinical strains of Acinetobacter baumannii from Argentina
    S Brown
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Edinburgh University Medical School, Edinburgh
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:15-23. 2005
    ..baumannii strains from Argentina. Enzyme kinetics and inhibitor studies were performed spectrophotometrically with purified beta-lactamase...
  49. ncbi Lutzomyia longipalpis spatial distribution and association with environmental variables in an urban focus of visceral leishmaniasis, Misiones, Argentina
    María Soledad Fernández
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, ANLIS, Ministerio de Salud de la Nación, Av Paseo Colon 568, 1063 CA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Acta Trop 114:81-7. 2010
    This study describes the spatial distribution pattern of Lu. longipalpis abundance in Posadas-Garupá, Argentina, where four cases of human Visceral Leishmaniasis had been recorded. A total of 2428 Lu...
  50. ncbi Pattern recognition techniques for the evaluation of spatial and temporal variations in water quality. A case study: Suquía River Basin (Cordoba-Argentina)
    W D Alberto
    Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Dto Bioquímica Cdad Universitaria, Argentina
    Water Res 35:2881-94. 2001
    ....
  51. ncbi Seasonal variation of Shiga toxin-encoding genes (stx) and detection of E. coli O157 in dairy cattle from Argentina
    D Fernandez
    Laboratorio de Inmunoquimica y Biotecnologia, Tandil, Argentina
    J Appl Microbiol 106:1260-7. 2009
    To study the seasonal variation of Shiga toxin-encoding genes (stx) and to investigate the presence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157 in cattle belonging to five dairy farms from Argentina.
  52. ncbi Fascioliasis transmission by Lymnaea neotropica confirmed by nuclear rDNA and mtDNA sequencing in Argentina
    Roberto Mera y Sierra
    Area de Infectología, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Av Libertador 80, Mendoza, Argentina
    Vet Parasitol 166:73-9. 2009
    Fascioliasis is widespread in livestock in Argentina. Among activities included in a long-term initiative to ascertain which are the fascioliasis areas of most concern, studies were performed in a recreational farm, including liver fluke ..
  53. ncbi Associations between leptospiral infection and seropositivity in rodents and environmental characteristics in Argentina
    N B Vanasco
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades, Respiratorias E Coni, Administracion Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud, Blas Parera 8260, 3000 Santa Fe, Argentina
    Prev Vet Med 60:227-35. 2003
    ..between leptospiral infection in rodents and selected environmental and rodent characteristics in Santa Fe, Argentina. Rodents (n = 214) were trapped alive from January 1998 to December 1999 in three environmental settings...
  54. ncbi Case-control study of bladder cancer and exposure to arsenic in Argentina
    Michael N Bates
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:381-9. 2004
    ..Ecologic studies in Argentina have found increased bladder cancer mortality in Córdoba Province, where some wells are contaminated with ..
  55. ncbi [The epidemiology of hemolytic uremic syndrome in Argentina. Diagnosis of the etiologic agent, reservoirs and routes of transmission]
    Marta Rivas
    Servicio Fisiopatogenia, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 66:27-32. 2006
    ..Both washing hands after handling raw beef, and eating fruits and vegetables were frequently protective. Strategies of prevention and control are necessary to decrease the incidence of STEC infections in Argentina.
  56. ncbi Delay in tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment in four provinces of Argentina
    E Zerbini
    National Institute of Respiratory Diseases Dr Emilio Coni ANLIS, Santa Fe, Argentina
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:63-8. 2008
    Public health care services in the provinces of Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Jujuy and Santa Cruz, Argentina.
  57. ncbi Detection by RT-PCR and genetic characterization of canine distemper virus from vaccinated and non-vaccinated dogs in Argentina
    Marina Gallo Calderon
    Centro de Virologia Animal CEVAN CONICET, Centro de Ciencia y Tecnología Dr Cesar Milstein, Saladillo 2468, C1440FFX, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Vet Microbiol 125:341-9. 2007
    ..of the local strains, Arg 23, branched out of the root of the Argentine clade, close to the European strains, suggesting that two different pathogenic CDV genotypes are currently circulating in Argentina, one of them clearly predominant.
  58. ncbi The earliest dromaeosaurid theropod from South America
    Peter J Makovicky
    Department of Geology, The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605, USA
    Nature 437:1007-11. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi Temperament traits associated with risk of schizophrenia in an indigenous population of Argentina
    María Calvó de Padilla
    Schizophr Res 83:299-302. 2006
  60. ncbi HCV genotype distribution among HIV co-infected individuals in Argentina: relationship with host and viral factors
    Jorge F Quarleri
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Dto Microbiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, CONICET, Argentina
    Acta Gastroenterol Latinoam 37:76-83. 2007
    ..Retrospectively collected specimens from 593 HIV-positive individuals in Argentina were tested for anti-HCV These were analyzed for HCV-RNA qualitatively and quantitatively...
  61. ncbi Detection of a novel spotted fever group rickettsia in Amblyomma parvum ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from Argentina
    Richard C Pacheco
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria Preventiva e Saude Animal, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Prof Dr Orlando Marques de Paiva 87, Cidade Universitaria, Sao Paulo, SP 05508 270, Brazil
    Exp Appl Acarol 43:63-71. 2007
    ..study evaluated the rickettsial infection in Amblyomma parvum ticks collected in Northwestern Córdoba Province, Argentina. Each tick was subjected to DNA extraction and tested by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) targeting fragments of ..
  62. ncbi Genetic structure and gene flow in Gran Chaco populations of Argentina: evidence from Y-chromosome markers
    Dario A Demarchi
    Departamento de Bioquimica Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, and Museo de Antropología, Facultad de Filosofia y Humanidades, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
    Hum Biol 76:413-29. 2004
    ..We conclude that the male lineages present in the contemporary Gran Chaco population reflect the level of diversity found in South America and that the region's male founders did not carry a restricted gene pool...
  63. ncbi Osmotic and matric potential effects on growth, sugar alcohol and sugar accumulation by Aspergillus section Flavi strains from Argentina
    A Nesci
    Departamento de Microbiologia e Inmunologia, Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Rio Cuarto, Cordoba, Argentina
    J Appl Microbiol 96:965-72. 2004
    ..parasiticus was evaluated...
  64. ncbi First visceral leishmaniasis focus in Argentina
    Od Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, CENDIE ANLIS, Ministerio de Salud de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:109-11. 2008
    ..Lutzomyia longipalpis was discovered in the backyard of his house, while the spread of canine visceral leishmaniasis was confirmed in Posadas. This is the southernmost report of a VL transmission focus and the first in Argentina.
  65. ncbi Spatial and temporal patterns of phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in a cutaneous leishmaniasis focus in northern Argentina
    O D Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, ANLIS Drive Carlos G Malbrán, Buenos Aires, Av Paseo Colon 568, 1063, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 41:33-9. 2004
    Phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) were captured in an area of Argentina endemic for American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL). A total of 44,944 flies were collected during a 130-wk interepidemic period from 1990 through 1993...
  66. ncbi [Congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Argentina]
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Invesgación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Ministerio de Salúd de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:29-32. 2005
    Congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Argentina has being increasing its relative importance with control of vectorial and transfusional transmission growth...
  67. ncbi Two simultaneous hepatitis B virus epidemics among injecting drug users and men who have sex with men in Buenos Aires, Argentina: characterization of the first D/A recombinant from the American continent
    J Trinks
    Centro para el Estudio de Hepatitis Virales, Depto de Microbiologia, Fac de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires UBA, Buenos Acres, Argentina
    J Viral Hepat 15:827-38. 2008
    ..studies have revealed that hepatitis B virus (HBV)/D and HBV/F predominate among blood donors from Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the present study, blood samples from two high-risk groups were analysed: 160 corresponding to street- and ..
  68. ncbi Epidemiological and clinical aspects of scorpionism by Tityus trivittatus in Argentina
    Adolfo R de Roodt
    Instituto Nacional de Producción de Biológicos ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Av Velez Sarsfield 563 1281, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Toxicon 41:971-7. 2003
    ..descriptive study of epidemiological and clinical aspects of stings caused by the scorpion Tityus trivittatus in Argentina. We analyzed 511 cases recorded from different health centers in 22 provinces...
  69. ncbi Human papillomavirus type 16 molecular variants in Guarani Indian women from Misiones, Argentina
    Sergio Andrés Tonon
    Laboratorio de Biologia Molecular Aplicada, Universidad Nacional de Misiones, Felix de Azara 1552, Posadas, Misiones, 3300 Argentina
    Int J Infect Dis 11:76-81. 2007
    ..papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16) E6 and L1 molecular variants infecting Guarani Indian women settled in Misiones, Argentina, a region with a high prevalence of cervical cancer...
  70. ncbi Spatial and temporal transmission risk of Dirofilaria immitis in Argentina
    Darío Vezzani
    Ecología de Reservorios y Vectores de Parásitos, Dto de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Cs Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon 2, 4 Piso, C1428EHA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Parasitol 36:1463-72. 2006
    The aim of this work was to assess spatial and seasonal Dirofilaria immitis transmission risk throughout Argentina with models based on the temperature threshold below which filarial development will not proceed in the mosquito (i.e...
  71. pmc Temporal variations of wing size and shape of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) populations from northwestern Argentina using geometric morphometry
    Judith Schachter-Broide
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Dpto de Ecología, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, C1428EHA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 46:994-1000. 2009
    Wing geometric morphometry of Triatoma infestans (Klug) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) populations in northwestern Argentina showed that individual collection sites represent the discrete unit where metric differentiation took place...
  72. ncbi Nosocomial infections in a children's hospital in Argentina: impact of a unique infection control intervention program
    A de Gentile
    Infection Control Committee, Department of Medicine, Hospital de Ninos Ricardo Gutierrez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:762-6. 2001
    ....
  73. ncbi The value of molecular studies for the diagnosis of congenital Chagas disease in northeastern Argentina
    Cristina N Diez
    Laboratorio de Tecnología Inmunológica, Facultad de Bioquimica y Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:624-7. 2008
    ..Comparative analysis between both parasitological methods, on samples taken at birth, showed a higher sensitivity of PCR respect the microhematocrit (P < 0.0008)...
  74. ncbi The socio-economic impact of cervical cancer on patients and their families in Argentina, and its influence on radiotherapy compliance. Results from a cross-sectional study
    Silvina Arrossi
    Screening Group, International Agency for Cancer Research, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69372, Lyon, France
    Gynecol Oncol 105:335-40. 2007
    We aimed to measure the socio-economic impact of cervical cancer borne by patients and their families in Argentina, and to analyze its influence on radiotherapy compliance.
  75. ncbi Complete genome sequencing of dengue virus type 1 isolated in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Paola R Barrero
    Laboratorio de Virologia, Hospital de Niños Dr Ricardo Gutierrez, Gallo 1330, 1425 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Virus Res 101:135-45. 2004
    ..I was phylogenetically linked to Brazilian samples and Clade II with samples from Paraguay and Northeastern Argentina. In Buenos Aires City, only dengue virus serotype 1 imported from Paraguay has been detected, though without ..
  76. ncbi Prevalence of hantavirus infection in wild Rattus norvegicus and R. rattus populations of Buenos Aires City, Argentina
    Gerardo Rubén Cueto
    Laboratorio de Ecología de Roedores, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Trop Med Int Health 13:46-51. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of infection with hantaviruses in wild Rattus norvegicus and R. rattus populations in areas of Buenos Aires city...
  77. ncbi Evaluation of the efficacy of bentonite from the south of Argentina to ameliorate the toxic effects of aflatoxin in broilers
    C A Rosa
    , Brazil
    Poult Sci 80:139-44. 2001
    In vitro studies indicated that a sodium bentonite (SB) from southern Argentina had a high ability to sorb aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) from aqueous solution...
  78. ncbi Environment and virulence factors of Vibrio cholerae strains isolated in Argentina
    S González Fraga
    Departamento Bacteriología, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas ANLIS Carlos G Malbran, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Appl Microbiol 103:2448-56. 2007
    To determine the presence of Vibrio cholerae in different areas of Argentina in three sample types, to determine the composition of planktonic communities in areas at which this pathogen was detected and to characterize the virulence ..
  79. pmc Early diagnosis of congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection, using shed acute phase antigen, in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
    María Cristina Mallimaci
    Laboratorio Central, Hospital Regional Ushuaia, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemoepidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Ministerio de Salud, Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:55-9. 2010
    ..cruzi infection in infants born to infected women living in Ushuaia, Argentina, as well to assess a serologic test using Shed Acute Phase Antigen (SAPA) for a timely diagnosis of congenital ..
  80. ncbi [Control campaigns against Triatoma infestans in a rural community of northwestern Argentina]
    R E Gurtler
    Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud Dr Carlos G Malbrán, ANLIS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 59:47-54. 1999
    ..The sustained elimination of T. infestans demands a scientific approach that is not only centered in insecticide use but that also includes the environment and house-holders in their specific social and political scenario...
  81. ncbi Detection of viable and viable nonculturable Vibrio cholerae O1 through cultures and immunofluorescence in the Tucumán rivers, Argentina
    Olga Aulet
    Departamento de Microbiologia Clinica, Facultad Bioquímica, Química, Farmacia y Biotecnología, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Argentina
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:385-90. 2007
    Vibrio cholerae has been sporadically isolated from rivers in Tucumán, Argentina, since the outbreak in 1991...
  82. ncbi Macrogeographic and microgeographic genetic structure of the Chagas' disease vector Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) from Catamarca, Argentina
    Alicia R Pérez de Rosas
    Catedra de Bioquimica y Biologia Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Pabellon Argentina 2do piso, Ciudad Universitaria, Cordoba 5000, Argentina
    Genetica 133:247-60. 2008
    ..from six localities belonging to areas under the same insecticide treatment conditions of Catamarca province (Argentina) was examined at macrogeographical and microgeographical scales...
  83. ncbi Impact of haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine in South Africa and Argentina
    Michael Martin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:842-7. 2004
    ..Because surveillance for culture-confirmed Hib meningitis is not available in many countries, alternative means to measure the impact of Hib conjugate vaccine would be useful...
  84. ncbi Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis outbreak among transvestite sex workers, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    D Palmero
    Tuberculosis Multirresistente SIDA, Hospital Muniz, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:1168-70. 2005
    We describe the first outbreak of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) that occurred in Argentina among transvestite sex workers, and actions undertaken for its control...
  85. ncbi Application of multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis to determine clonal spread of toxin A-negative Clostridium difficile in a general hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    A Goorhuis
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1080-6. 2009
    ..We conclude that C. difficile type 017 gradually replaced other circulating PCR ribotypes and that MLVA provides detailed insight into nosocomial spread...
  86. ncbi Thyroid cancer, thyroiditis and dietary iodine: a review based on the Salta, Argentina model
    H Ruben Harach
    Servicio de Patologia, Hospital Dr A Oñativia, E Paz Chain 36, 4400 Salta, Argentina
    Endocr Pathol 19:209-20. 2008
    ..Undifferentiated carcinomas decrease after salt prophylaxis. In Salta, Argentina, the increasing incidence of clinically significant papillary thyroid cancer and the decrease of ..
  87. ncbi Localized eastern equine encephalitis in Santiago del Estero Province, Argentina, without human infection
    M S Sabattini
    , , , Buenos Aires
    Medicina (B Aires) 51:3-8. 1991
    ..Equine Encephalitis (EEE) occurred in irrigated areas of four counties in the province of Santiago del Estero, Argentina. The diagnosis was confirmed by serology, and there was no evidence of involvement of Western or Venezuelan ..
  88. ncbi Prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among female commercial sex workers in Argentina
    Maria A Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:233-8. 2006
    ..A cross-sectional study was conducted among 625 FSWs in six cities of Argentina in 2000-2002...
  89. ncbi Epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in injection drug users in Argentina: high seroprevalence of HIV infection
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S338-42. 2003
    ..immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among injection drug users (IDUs) in different populations studied in Argentina from 1987 through 1999...
  90. ncbi Sex risk practices among HIV-positive individuals in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Eduardo E Valverde
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miami, Florida, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:551-6. 2009
    We have limited information regarding the sexual risk behaviors of HIV-positive individuals in Argentina. It is important to understand these behaviors in order to develop strategies oriented at decreasing unsafe sex practices...
  91. ncbi PorA types in Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B isolated in Argentina from 2001 to 2003: implications for the design of an outer membrane protein-based vaccine
    Cecilia Sorhouet Pereira
    Catedra de Microbiologia, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Junin 956, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Microbiol 57:338-42. 2008
    ..In this study, 191 N. meningitidis serogroup B isolates collected in Argentina through active laboratory-based surveillance from 2001 to 2003 were serosubtyped...
  92. ncbi Contamination of soils with eggs of Toxocara in a subtropical city in Argentina
    J M Alonso
    Institute of Regional Medicine, North East National University, Resistencia, Aregentina
    J Helminthol 75:165-8. 2001
    ..17 kindergarten sandpits and 124 housing estates in Resistencia, a medium-sized subtropical-region city in Argentina, and processed by the centrifugal flotation method. Eggs of Toxocara spp. were present in five (3...
  93. ncbi Assessment of Leishmaniasis notification system in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, 1990-1993
    Z E Yadon
    Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:27-30. 2001
    ..of the cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) surveillance system in four districts of Santiago del Estero province, Argentina, for the period 1990-1993...
  94. ncbi Use of kDNA-based polymerase chain reaction as a sensitive and differentially diagnostic method of American Tegumentary Leishmaniasis in disease-endemic areas of northern Argentina
    Alejandra Barrio
    Instituto de Patologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Salta, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:636-9. 2007
    ..the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the diagnosis of endemic American Tegumentary Leishmaniasis in Salta, Argentina. Diverse Leishmania species, coexistence of mycotic and varicose ulcers, and high endemicity T...
  95. ncbi Virulence factors of non-O1 non-O139 Vibrio cholerae isolated in Córdoba, Argentina
    C Bidinost
    Departamento de Bioquimica Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Haya de la Torre y Medina Allende, Ciudad Universitaria, 5000, Cordoba, Argentina
    Rev Argent Microbiol 36:158-63. 2004
    V. cholerae non-O1 non-O139 serogroups isolated from clinical and environmental sources in Córdoba, Argentina, were analyzed for the presence and expression of virulence genes...
  96. ncbi Multispecies and multiple anthelmintic resistance on cattle nematodes in a farm in Argentina: the beginning of high resistance?
    Miguel E Mejía
    Veterinary Surgeons, Los Aromos 134, CC 116, CP 6070 Lincoln, Argentina
    Vet Res 34:461-7. 2003
    ..South American successive records have been increasing rapidly since the year 2000. In Argentina, increasing dissatisfaction based on the exclusive use of macrocyclic lactones has prompted the use of ..
  97. ncbi Occupational infection due to Brucella abortus S19 among workers involved in vaccine production in Argentina
    J C Wallach
    Hospital F J Muñiz, Buenos Aires
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:805-7. 2008
    ..abortus S19 among workers from vaccine-manufacturing plants, which in many cases was acquired from unnoticed exposures. Measures to improve the safety of B. abortus S19 handling should be implemented...
  98. ncbi Species assignation of Leishmania from human and canine American tegumentary leishmaniasis cases by multilocus enzyme electrophoresis in North Argentina
    Jorge D Marco
    Department of Parasitology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kochi, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:606-11. 2005
    ..MCL), or recurrent cutaneous leishmaniasis, plus one from a dog with CL in Salta and Corrientes Provinces, Argentina, were studied by multilocus enzyme electrophoresis...
  99. ncbi Characterization of human infection by Leishmania spp. in the Northwest of Argentina: immune response, double infection with Trypanosoma cruzi and species of Leishmania involved
    F M Frank
    Catedra de Inmunologia, Instituto de Estudios de la Inmunidad Humoral, CONICET UBA, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Junin 956 4to P, 1113 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Parasitology 126:31-9. 2003
    ..tegumentary leishmaniasis, which includes cutaneous, mucocutaneous and mucosal leishmaniasis, in Northwest Argentina, to determine the prevalence of double infection with Trypanosoma cruzi and to identify the species of ..
  100. ncbi Prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis in Tucumán, Argentina
    Alberto Spindler
    The Tucamán Rheumatology Society and the Rheumatology Postgraduate Department, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Argentina
    J Rheumatol 29:1166-70. 2002
    To ascertain the prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Tucumán, Argentina.
  101. ncbi Active epidemiologic surveillance of pneumonia and invasive pneumococcal disease in ambulatory and hospitalized infants in Cordoba, Argentina
    Miguel Tregnaghi
    Centro de Desarrollo de Proyectos Avanzados, Cordoba, Argentina
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:370-2. 2006
    Active surveillance of ambulatory and hospitalized children 2-23 months old in Cordoba, Argentina for invasive pneumococcal disease and radiographically confirmed "obvious" pneumonia revealed annual incidences of 206...

Research Grants62

  1. THE ETHICS OF POST-CONFLICT AND POST-DISASTER DNA IDENTIFICATION
    Sarah Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in various post-conflict and post-disaster settings, including: post-9/11 New York City, post-Katrina Louisiana, Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Guatemala, Iraq, Peru, South Africa, and post-tsunami Thailand...
  2. Heterologous abs from llama and chicken egg yolk to prevent rotavirus diarrhea
    Linda J Saif; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Saif's Lab, The Ohio State University (Gn pig) and in Argentina, at INTA in collaboration with Dr. Parreqo (neonatal calves), as an extension of NIAID, NIH Grant No...
  3. Fogarty Global Health Fellows Coordinating Center
    CHARLES MICHAEL VAN DER HORST; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Africa (2), Swaziland, Uganda (2), Zambia), Asia (Bangladesh, China (3), India, Thailand) and South America (Argentina, Brazil, Peru). Our proposal focuses on more advanced trainees, regional partnerships, multilayered mentoring...
  4. Cinema Smoking and Youth Smoking in Latin America
    James Thrasher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..who developed the science to demonstrate a causal link between movies and smoking with key scientists in Argentina and Mexico who have begun studying the same link in their respective countries, with the overarching aim of ..
  5. Neuroprotective Gene Therapy in the Brain of Senile Rats
    Rodolfo G Goya; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The increase of the elderly population in the urban areas of Argentina is comparable to that of many North American and European cities...
  6. Training in Hantavirus Ecology, Virology & Clinical Investigation in the Americas
    GREGORY JAMES MERTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Etiologic agents of HCPS are Category A bioweapon threats. Andes virus-associated HCPS in Chile and Argentina is unique among hantaviruses in that it can be transmitted person-to-person...
  7. Tulane-Xavier Minority Training in International Health
    Richard A Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of pediatric tuberculosis in Peru, interventions to reduce maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality in Argentina, Chagas disease in Mexico, clinical trials of new antimalarial drugs in Mali, Lassa Fever and tropical diseases ..
  8. Obesity, Muscle Strength, and Disability in Older Mexican Americans and Elders fr
    Soham Al Snih; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..multicenter survey of representative samples of elderly populations living in seven large cities in Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, and Uruguay...
  9. Construction and evaluation of next-generation reporter mycobacteriophages
    Graham F Hatfull; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Argentina there are about 12,000 cases and one thousand deaths per year. While M...
  10. Genome wide association study of breast cancer subtype and survival in Latinas
    Laura Fejerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..variants identified in Aim 1 and through other published GWAS studies in a sample of breast cancer cases from Argentina, and (4) evaluate if the effect of confirmed or suggestive variants that affect progression and survival ..
  11. Global gene expression analysis of Trypanosoma cruzi under hyperosmotic stress
    Roberto Docampo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This research will be done primarily in San Martin, Argentina, at Fundacion Instituto de Investigaciones Biotecnologicas, Universidad Nacional de General San Martin, in collaboration with Dr. Juan J...
  12. Health Conditions among Elderly in Latin America
    ALBERTO B PALLONI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of health status and disability of elderly populations in Mexico, and in seven capital cities of Latin America (Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Chile, Mexico, and Uruguay);to identify determinants of health and disability status ..
  13. China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study
    YAOHUI ZHAO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..share is expected to reach 16%, greater than much richer countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Israel, and Argentina. China's elderly support ratio (the number of prime-aged adults 25- 64 to the number older than 64) is ..
  14. Role of the Central Amygdala in Ghrelin-Mediated Reward-Based Eating Behavior
    Jeffrey M Zigman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the Multidisciplinary Institute of Cell Biology (IMBICE-CONICET/PBA), located in the city of La Plata, Argentina. They are designed to extend and enhance the research interests of both Drs...
  15. Role of the SCF/FBX011 ubiquitin ligase in the control of cell proliferation
    Michele Pagano; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Group Leader at the BioMedicine Institute of Buenos Aires-CONICET-Partner Institute of the Max Planck Society in Argentina, the low- to middle-income countries (LMIC) site associated with this application, where the largest part of the ..
  16. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Latin America
    Nancy A Carney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It will take place in five trauma centers;three in Argentina, one in Bolivia, and one in Ecuador...
  17. Retinal Degeneration Conference
    Robert E Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In 2004 (Perth, Australia), the NEI grant supported travel for 20. In 2006 (Bariloche, Argentina), the NEI grant supported 17 young investigators...
  18. Role of Calcium Channels in Aging Skeletal Muscle
    Osvaldo Delbono; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Claudia Hereqz at the National University of La Plata, Argentina, as an extension of R01AG013934-12 (PI: O. Delbono), which focuses on aging skeletal muscle...
  19. Evidence-Based Global Health Interventions for Mothers and Children, Argentina
    Pierre Buekens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..between Tulane University and the Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has extensive experience in conducting large, collaborative RCTs in Latin America and around the world, ..
  20. Inter-American Training for Innovations in Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Richard A Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To begin to address this need, a consortium of universities and organizations in the United States, Peru, and Argentina will establish an Inter-American Research Training Program for Innovative Approaches to Emerging Infectious ..
  21. Short-term plasticity &temporal precision at the inner hair cell ribbon synapse
    Elisabeth Glowatzki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This research will be done primarily in Argentina, at the Instituto de Investigaciones en Ingenier[unreadable]a Gen[unreadable]tica y Biolog[unreadable]a ..
  22. Comprehensive Approach for Hypertension Prevention and Control in Argentina
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will improve hypertension prevention and control among uninsured hypertensive patients and their families in Argentina. The proposed trial will recruit 1,888 study participants from 16 primary care clinics within a public primary ..
  23. Oxidative Response Networks in Chagasic Cardiomyopathy
    Nisha Jain Garg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..collaboration with multiple national and international collaborators, and as a result, our collaborators at the Argentina study site will gain training in cutting edge molecular and biochemical approaches, thus, enhancing their ..
  24. Andes virus transmission and pathogenesis in Chile
    GREGORY JAMES MERTZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HCPS is a much larger problem in South America where cumulative numbers of cases and deaths from HCPS in Chile, Argentina and Brazil far exceed those in the United States...
  25. HANTAVIRUS ECOLOGY AND DISEASE IN CHILE AND PANAMA
    Gregory Mertz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Reported cases and deaths from HCPS in Chile (384) and Argentina (595), despite much smaller populations, outnumber cases reported in the United States (379), and case fatality ..
  26. Role of English Fluency in Spanish Neuropsychological Performance
    Paula Suarez; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. Dr. to various countries in Latin America. Dr. Cherner, being a native of Argentina, and I, being a native of Colombia, make this goal a plausible one...
  27. HIV-1 subtype B transmission in a heterosexual incident cohort
    Jean Carr; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..transmission cohort from Trinidad compared to subtype B viruses from recently infected homosexual men in Argentina. Examination of viral quasispecies at the time of infection and evolution of quasispecies as the virus adapts in ..
  28. Brucellosis 2011 International Research Conference
    ROY M ROOP; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..by applicant): The Brucellosis 2011 International Research Conference will be held at the Catholic University of Argentina in Buenos Aires on September 21-23, 2011...
  29. Concepts and Model Organisms in Regenerative Biology
    Richard M Harland; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The first two short courses were held in spring of 2005 in Brazil and fall of 2008 in Argentina. This third course will be satellite to the LASDB's 5TH International Meeting, which will allow the ..
  30. Exploiting the cAMP pathway in Chagas Disease Therapy
    Daniel L Altschuler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Martin Edreira) and institution (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina), exploiting the cAMP signaling pathway in search of a potential target to a global public health illness, i.e...
  31. CENTER FOR METABOLIC RESEARCH ON HIV AND DRUG USE
    Sherwood Gorbach; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Over the past five years, we have expanded the TNC-CDAAR to include collaborators from 3 international sites: Argentina, India, and Vietnam...
  32. Diversification and Function of Spinal V2b-Derived Neurons
    Martyn D Goulding; Fiscal Year: 2010
    This research will be done in Argentina in collaboration with Dr. Guillermo Lanuza as an extension of the NIH/NINDS grant 5 R37 NS037075-09. Functional Analysis of Inhibitory Spinal Cord Interneurons (8/15/2006-3/31/2010)...
  33. Role of tetraspanin proteins in Trichomonas vaginalis pathogenesis
    PATRICIA JEAN JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..vaginalis and its host. This research will be done primarily at Fundaci[unreadable]n Instituto de Investigaciones Biotecnol[unreadable]gicas (IIB-INTECH) in Chascomus, Argentina in collaboration with Dr. Natalia de Miguel.
  34. Multilevel &Lifecourse Approaches to NCD Prevention in Latin America
    Eduardo Villamor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for Central America and Panama (INCAP) in Guatemala, and the National University of Lanus, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Our strategies for achieving the proposed goal focus on developing a multidisciplinary program that provides ..
  35. Congenital Transmission of Lineages I and II of Trypanasoma cruzi
    Pierre Buekens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..TcI is predominant in Mexico and Central America, while TcII is predominant in most of South America, including Argentina. In recent studies from Argentina, the risk of congenital transmission has been estimated to vary between 2...
  36. LA Basin CSU MHIRT Program
    Marcelo E Tolmasky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mai University in Thailand, the University of Buenos Aires, and Institutes of basic and clinical research in Argentina. The objectives are: 1...
  37. A TRAINING PROGRAM IN RESEARCH ETHICS IN THE AMERICAS
    Ruth Macklin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales--Latin American University of Social Sciences) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The co-Principal Directors, Dr. Ruth Macklin and Dr...
  38. Brooklyn Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) V
    Howard Minkoff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Deborah Gustafson, a neuroepidemiologist who has worked with aging cohorts in Sweden and Argentina. Among the many new collaborators are Dr...
  39. Text messaging intervention to improve adherence for TB patients in Argentina
    SARAH JO HANNAH IRIBARREN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Use of DOT is challenging and when DOT is not feasible, patient self-administration (SAT) is often used. In Argentina, treatment success rates remain well below the WHO recommended rates...
  40. MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF OROPOUCHE VIRUS
    Alan Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..paraensis beyond central South America as the vector ranges from northern Argentina to Wisconsin in the United States...
  41. Regional Network for Mental Health Research in Latin America
    Ezra S Susser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from six cities across Latin America (Santiago, Chile;Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Neuquen, Argentina;Medellin, Colombia) with researchers in New York City in a concerted effort to make progress toward a shared ..
  42. Understanding intellectual disability in Noonan syndrome and related disorders
    Bruce D Gelb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    This grant will be performed primarily in Argentina at the Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires in collaboration with Mario Rafael Pagani (email: pagani@fmed.uba...
  43. Translational Informatics for Global Health: An Argentina-Oregon Collaboration
    William R Hersh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Argentina and its established collaboration with the Department of Medical Informatics &Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE) ..
  44. Tulane Framework for Global Health
    Pierre Buekens; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..University of Yucatan in Mexico;the Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy in Buenos Aires, Argentina;the Institute for Population and Social Research at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand;the Johns Hopkins ..
  45. Frontiers in Developmental Biology: Concepts, Techniques and Model Organisms
    Eric Wieschaus; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the Latin American Society of Developmental Biology (LASDB), to be held at the Leloir Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 23 - November 1, 2008...
  46. International Training and Research in Population and Health
    P Michael Conn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All countries with which we previously interacted (Mexico, Argentina, Chile) or contemplate interaction (Mexico, Brazil) are low- and middle-income (defined by the World Bank ..
  47. Promoting Capacity Building in Chronic Diseases Research in South America
    Adolfo Luis Rubinstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a new FOGARTY Training Program, based at the Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy (IECS) of Argentina in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and supporting faculty at Brigham and Women&..
  48. FROM PRODUCTION TO RETAILING: POLICY-ORIENTED RESEARCH ON TOBACCO ECONOMY IN ARGE
    VERONICA IRENE SCHOJ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Economic "myths" about the role of tobacco production in Argentina have been promoted by the tobacco industry for decades and as a result they have successfully undermined tobacco control in Argentina...
  49. Neurotrauma Research Training in Latin America
    Nancy A Carney; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..OHSU - Portland, Oregon), University of Washington (Seattle, Washington), and University of Rosario (Rosario, Argentina)...
  50. Patient and system factors associated with successful treatment of Tuberculosis
    FERNANDO ADRIAN RUBINSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major health problem in Argentina with consistently below recommended success rates of 53-66%, between 1998 to 2005, compared to the WHO Stop TB program target to ..
  51. ACIDOCALCISOMES IN TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI
    Roberto Docampo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    DESCRIPTION: In the Americas, from Mexico in the North to Argentina and Chile in the South, there are 16 to 19 million people infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas' disease...
  52. DIARRHEAL DISEASE STUDY
    Roger Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..diarrheal surveillance system in rural western Kenya, and performed case-control and cohort studies in Kenya and Argentina. His future career plans are to continue working on international epidemiology projects in the field of HIV, ..
  53. Neural-Specific Regulation of POMC Gene Expression
    Malcolm Low; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S.A. and Argentina is in continued support of the scientific goals outlined in its parent grant P01 DK55819, "Neuroendocrine ..
  54. ACIDOCALCISOMES IN TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI
    Roberto Docampo; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): In the Americas, from Mexico in the North to Argentina and Chile in the South, there are 16 to 19 million people infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas' disease...
  55. ROLE OF CALRETICULIN IN CALCIUM HOMEOSTASIS OF T. CRUZI
    Roberto Docampo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    In the Americas, from Mexico in the North to Argentina and Chile in the South, there are 18 to 20 million people infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas' disease...
  56. Development of Dynamic Combinatorial Libraries for Cruzipain Inhibition
    Peter Wipf; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Cazzulo at Universidad Nacional de San Martin, San Martin, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. This proposal and the parent grant thus share common goals related to the development of dynamic combinatorial ..
  57. Training for Evidence-Based Health Care Research, Argentina
    Pierre Buekens; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in collaboration with the Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy (IECS) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as the Primary Foreign Collaborating Institution...
  58. Bisphosphonate binding to connexin43-expressing cells
    Teresita Bellido; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ricardo Boland from the Department of Biology, Biochemistry and Pharmacy of the Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina. The work proposed is an extension of an NIH-funded "parent grant" lead by the PI (see under Performance Site) ..
  59. Positive Connections
    DEBORAH LYNNE JONES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): With a population of over 40 million people, Argentina has an estimated 88,000 to 150,000 persons living with HIV (UNAIDS/WHO, 2008~ National AIDS Program), with an estimated prevalence of 0...
  60. Support of the 2010 EMBS conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    JAMES LANPHIER PATTON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Support of the 2010 EMBS conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina Summary The Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) will hold its annual conference (EMBC) at the Sheraton Hotel in Buenos ..
  61. Drug Use and Harm Reduction in Argentina
    SHANA HARRIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Drug use in Argentina has consistently played a significant role in the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic;it has one of the highest rates of drug use-related HIV prevalence in Latin America...
  62. PATHOGENESIS OF SOUTH AMERICAN HANTAVIRUSES
    Stephen St Jeor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..our earlier studies we reported the presence of seven novel and phylogenetically distinct hantavirus linages in Argentina. These linages differ at the nucleotide level from 11-21 percent among themselves and 23-26 percent from North ..