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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi 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. doi 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi 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

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  1. 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(..
  2. 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.
  3. doi 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. doi 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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 ..
  8. 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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  9. 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. doi 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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.
  16. 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-..
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi 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...
  20. 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.
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. doi 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.
  25. 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
    ....
  26. 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...
  27. doi 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...
  28. doi 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 ..
  29. 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
    ....
  30. 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 ..
  31. doi 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...
  32. doi 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 ..
  33. 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...
  34. 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.
  35. 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...
  36. 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 ..
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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..
  40. 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.
  41. doi 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...
  42. 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)...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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 ..
  50. doi 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...
  51. doi 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 ..
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. doi Effects of two acanthocephalan species on the reproduction of Hyalella patagonica (Amphipoda, Hyalellidae) in an Andean Patagonian Lake (Argentina)
    Carlos A Rauque
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, INIBIOMA CONICET Universidad Nacional del Comahue, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
    J Invertebr Pathol 100:35-9. 2009
    ..patagonica provoked by both cystacanths species (A. tumescens and Corynosoma sp.). However, infections by acanthellae seem to have no effects...
  55. 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...
  56. doi 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...
  57. 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 ..
  58. ncbi Yeasts associated to Malbec grape berries from Mendoza, Argentina
    M Combina
    Estacion Experimental Agropecuaria Mendoza, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria INTA, Mendoza, Argentina
    J Appl Microbiol 98:1055-61. 2005
    The aims of this work were to evaluate different pre-isolation treatments applied to complete yeast extraction from grapes and to identify the yeast microflora associated to Malbec grapes from two vineyards located in Mendoza, Argentina.
  59. doi Human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis in Argentina: prevalence, genotypes and risk factors
    Maria A Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Departamento de Microbiologia, Parasitologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paraguay 2155, Piso 11, C1121ABG, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Microbiol 57:190-7. 2008
    ..Collaboration between TB and HIV programmes seems to be the best approach to decrease the incidence of these diseases, especially in high-prevalence HIV settings...
  60. ncbi Virulence genotypes and serotypes of verotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from cattle and foods in Argentina. Importance in public health
    A E Parma
    Laboratorio de Inmunoquimica y Biotecnologia, FCV, UNICEN, Tandil, Argentina
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:757-62. 2000
    ..of Verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) strains isolated from hamburgers and ground beef were studied in Argentina by PCR...
  61. doi Molecular evidence for a novel encapsulated genotype of Trichinella from Patagonia, Argentina
    Silvio J Krivokapich
    Lab Trichinella and Trichinellosis, Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Administracion Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud, Dr Carlos G Malbran, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Vet Parasitol 156:234-40. 2008
    ..isolate of muscle larvae of Trichinella, found in a mountain lion (Puma concolor) coming from the Patagonia, Argentina. We studied three DNA regions previously probed to be useful for the identification of all eleven recognized ..
  62. ncbi A large Cretaceous theropod from Patagonia, Argentina, and the evolution of carcharodontosaurids
    Fernando E Novas
    CONICET, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia, Av Angel Gallardo 470, 1405, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Naturwissenschaften 92:226-30. 2005
    ..et sp. nov., from Aptian strata of Patagonia, Argentina. The new taxon gives new insights into the systematics and evolution of carcharodontosaurids and offers a better ..
  63. ncbi Eocene plant diversity at Laguna del Hunco and Río Pichileufú, Patagonia, Argentina
    Peter Wilf
    Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 165:634-50. 2005
    ..quantitative collections of fossil floras from Laguna del Hunco (LH) and Río Pichileufú (RP) in Patagonia, Argentina. These sites represent a frost-free humid biome in South American middle latitudes of the globally warm Eocene...
  64. ncbi Genotypic and phenotypic characteristics of Yersinia enterocolitica isolated from the surface of chicken eggshells obtained in Argentina
    Gabriela I Favier
    Microbiología General, Facultad de Quimica, Bioquimica y Farmacia, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, 5700 San Luis, Argentina
    J Food Prot 68:1812-5. 2005
    The prevalence of Yersinia enterocolitica on chicken eggshell surfaces in San Luis, Argentina, was investigated...
  65. doi Epidemiology of Pediculosis capitis in elementary schools of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Ariel Toloza
    Centro de Investigaciones de Plagas e Insecticidas CITEFA CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Parasitol Res 104:1295-8. 2009
    ..The differences of pediculosis among the studied schools could be explained by the different control strategies applied by parents or advisors to eradicate head lice...
  66. ncbi [Transmission of tegumentary leishmaniasis in Argentina]
    Oscar D Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemoepidemias CeNDIE, Administracion Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud, Ministerio de Salud y Ambiente
    Medicina (B Aires) 66:211-9. 2006
    The total cases of tegumentary leishmaniasis in Argentina increased since 1985, as the frequency, intensity and geographic distribution of the epidemic outbreaks, and the relative incidence in women and children...
  67. ncbi Tuberculosis control and the private sector in a low incidence setting in Argentina
    María I Dato
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias Emilio Coni
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 11:370-82. 2009
    Determining private doctors' (PD) knowledge and practice regarding tuberculosis (TB) control issues and exploring the availability of TB drugs in private pharmacies (PP) in a low incidence setting in Argentina (Santa Fe).
  68. ncbi Ecological aspects of phebotomine (Diptera, Psychodidae) in an endemic area of tegumentary leishmaniasis in the northeastern Argentina, 1993-1998
    Oscar D Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:163-8. 2002
    ..This increase in abundance of potential vector sand fly populations close to houses with colonizable surroundings could have generated the 1998 epidemic outbreak...
  69. pmc Plasmidic extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor isolates in Argentina
    Alejandro Petroni
    Servicio Antimicrobianos, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbran, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:1462-8. 2002
    Since 1992 there have been seven major outbreaks of cholera in Argentina. Susceptibility analysis of 1,947 isolates (40% of reported cases) of Vibrio cholerae O1 biotype El Tor suggested the presence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (..
  70. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of flavonoids in medicinal plants from Tafí del Valle (Tucumán, Argentina)
    N E Hernandez
    Cátedra de Química Orgánica y Biológica, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales e Instituto Miguel Lillo, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Miguel Lillo 205, 4000, Tucuman, Argentina
    J Ethnopharmacol 73:317-22. 2000
    Preliminary studies of flavonoids have been realised in five native species from Tafí del Valle (Tucumán, Argentina) used in popular medicine. Most of compounds detected were flavonoids mono and dihydroxylated in B ring...
  71. ncbi Medicinal plants from the "Sierra de Comechingones", Argentina
    Marta Ester Goleniowski
    Agencia Cordoba Ciencia, Unidad Ceprocor Arenales 230, B Juniors, CP X5004AAP, Cordoba, Argentina
    J Ethnopharmacol 107:324-41. 2006
    b>Argentina is a country with both rich floral biodiversity and cultural diversity. Traditional herbal medicines are important in the health care of most people, and rely heavily on the use of indigenous plants...
  72. ncbi Identification of hepatitis C virus subtype 2c by sequencing analysis in patients from Córdoba, Argentina
    Viviana Re
    Instituto de Virologia Dr J M Vanella, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 102:995-8. 2007
    In Argentina, most information on hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype distribution comes from studies carried out in Buenos Aires (east province)...
  73. ncbi Therapy, diagnosis and prognosis of chronic Chagas disease: insight gained in Argentina
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:167-80. 2009
    The purpose of this review is to describe research findings regarding chronic Chagas disease in Argentina that have changed the standards of care for patients with Trypanosoma cruzi infection...
  74. pmc Identification of a novel methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemic clone in Córdoba, Argentina, involved in nosocomial infections
    Claudia Sola
    Departamento de Bioquimica Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Ciudad Universitaria, 5000 Cordoba, Argentina
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1427-35. 2002
    ..clone, is the main cause of nosocomial infections produced by this bacterium in Brazil and in some regions of Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay...
  75. ncbi Etiological treatment in patients infected by Trypanosoma cruzi: experiences in Argentina
    Sergio Sosa-Estani
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemo epidemias CeNDIE, Ministerio de Salud y Ambiente, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:583-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this review is to describe knowledge, mainly of the last 15 years, that changed criteria for specific treatment against Trypanosoma cruzi infection...
  76. ncbi Phlebotominae sand flies associated with a tegumentary leishmaniasis outbreak, Tucumán Province, Argentina
    Oscar Daniel Salomón
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemoepidemias, ANLIS, Ministerio de Salud, Argentina
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 39:341-6. 2006
    ..The cumulative outcome of anthropic, ecological and climatic factors could have contributed to the onset of the outbreak...
  77. ncbi Diversity of Streptococcus thermophilus phages in a large-production cheese factory in Argentina
    A Quiberoni
    Instituto de Lactología Industrial, Facultad de Ingenieria Quimica, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santiago del Estero 2829, 3000 Santa Fe, Argentina
    J Dairy Sci 89:3791-9. 2006
    ..This study illustrates the phage diversity that can be found in one factory that rotates several cultures of S. thermophilus. Limiting the number of starter cultures is likely to reduce phage biodiversity within a fermentation facility...
  78. pmc Both human immunodeficiency virus-infected and human immunodeficiency virus-exposed, uninfected children living in Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico have similar rates of low concentrations of retinol, beta-carotene, and vitamin E
    Jacqueline P Monteiro
    University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Nutr Res 29:716-22. 2009
    ..Low concentrations of retinol, beta-carotene, and vitamin E are very common in children exposed to HIV living in Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico, regardless of HIV-infection status.
  79. pmc Environmental poliovirus surveillance during oral poliovirus vaccine and inactivated poliovirus vaccine use in Córdoba Province, Argentina
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1395-401. 2009
    ....
  80. doi Toxigenic potential of Fusarium graminearum sensu stricto isolates from wheat in Argentina
    Cora Lilia Alvarez
    PRHIDEB PROPLAME CONICET, Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, UBA Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, 4 masculine piso C1428 EHA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Food Microbiol 135:131-5. 2009
    ..graminearum sensu stricto strains isolated from wheat in different subregions of the main production area in Argentina during 2001, 2003 and 2004 harvests was studied...
  81. pmc Six-month multicenter study on invasive infections due to Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis in Argentina
    Horacio A Lopardo
    Servicio de Microbiología Hospital de Pediatría Prof Dr Juan P Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881 1245 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Clin Microbiol 43:802-7. 2005
    ..equisimilis were recorded from 40 centers of 16 cities in Argentina. We describe here epidemiologic data available for 55 and 19 patients, respectively, associated with invasive ..
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi Maternal mortality in Argentina: a closer look at women who die outside of the health system
    Melissa G Rosenstein
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:519-24. 2008
    ..To use the technique of verbal autopsy to identify maternal deaths and to obtain qualitative information about the determinants of maternal death using the "three delays" model...
  84. ncbi Epidemiologic, clinical, and microbiologic profile of infective endocarditis in Argentina: a national survey. The Endocarditis Infecciosa en la República Argentina-2 (EIRA-2) Study
    Ernesto Ferreiros
    Area de Investigación y Consejo de Cardiología Clínica Dr Tiburcio Padilla, Argentine Society of Cardiology, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am Heart J 151:545-52. 2006
    This study aimed to determine the epidemiologic, clinical, microbiologic characteristics, and inhospital outcome of infective endocarditis (IE) in Argentina and compare the results with those of the 1992 IE national survey.
  85. ncbi Population genetic structure of Gibberella zeae isolated from wheat in Argentina
    M L Ramirez
    Departamento de Microbiologia e Immunologia, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Fisico Quimicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, 5800 Rio Cuarto, Cordoba, Argentina
    Food Addit Contam 24:1115-20. 2007
    ..This study extends previous work with populations of G. zeae to include those found in Argentina, one of the world's largest wheat growing countries.
  86. ncbi Prevalence and clinical features of epilepsy in Argentina. A community-based study
    Mario O Melcon
    Foundation for Neuroepidemiologic Research, Junin, Argentina
    Neuroepidemiology 28:8-15. 2007
    To ascertain the prevalence of epilepsy in Junín, a town of 70,000-80,000 inhabitants from the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  87. ncbi Virulence genes and intimin types of Shiga-toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from cattle and beef products in Argentina
    Miguel Blanco
    E coli Reference Laboratory LREC, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary, University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
    Int Microbiol 7:269-76. 2004
    ..Escherichia coli (STEC) isolates from feces of cattle and beef products (hamburgers and ground beef) in Argentina were characterized in this study...
  88. 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...
  89. pmc Malaria transmission in two localities in north-western Argentina
    María J Dantur Juri
    Instituto Superior de Entomología Dr, Abraham Willink, Facultad de Ciencias, Naturales e Instituto Miguel Lillo, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Miguel Lillo 205, CP 4000, Tucuman, Argentina
    Malar J 8:18. 2009
    ..malaria vector Anopheles (Anopheles) pseudopunctipennis and their relationship with climatic variables, as well as the seasonality of malaria cases, were studied in two localities, El Oculto and Aguas Blancas, in north-western Argentina.
  90. pmc Risk factors for sporadic Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections in children, Argentina
    Marta Rivas
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:763-71. 2008
    We evaluated risk factors for sporadic Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection among children in Argentina. We conducted a prospective case-control study in 2 sites and enrolled 150 case-patients and 299 controls...
  91. 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...
  92. ncbi Effect of an infection control program using education and performance feedback on rates of intravascular device-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units in Argentina
    Victor Daniel Rosenthal
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 31:405-9. 2003
    ..Our aim was to ascertain the effect of an infection control program, using education and performance feedback on intensive care units, for intravascular device (IVD)-associated bloodstream infection (BSI)...
  93. ncbi Seroprevalence of bovine leukemia virus in dairy cattle in Argentina: comparison of sensitivity and specificity of different detection methods
    K G Trono
    , C.I.C.V.yA. INTA Castelar, , Pvcia, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Vet Microbiol 83:235-48. 2001
    ..Although Argentina has over 60 million cattle population, no nationwide studies have been conducted yet to determine the prevalence ..
  94. ncbi Epstein-Barr virus in breast carcinoma in Argentina
    Maria Victoria Preciado
    Virology Laboratory, Ricardo Gutierrez Children s Hospital, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:377-81. 2005
    ..Investigations of this association could not only broaden understanding of breast cancer etiology but also have implications regarding early detection, treatment, and prevention...
  95. pmc Extremely rapid spread of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 BF recombinants in Argentina
    Paula C Aulicino
    Laboratorio de Biología Celular y Retrovirus, Hospital de Pediatria Garrahan, Combate de los Pozos 1881, 1245 Capital Federal, Argentina
    J Virol 81:427-9. 2007
    The epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in Argentina is distinctive in that many infections are caused by subtype BF recombinant viruses...
  96. 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.
  97. ncbi Dirofilariasis in Argentina: historical review and first report of Dirofilaria immitis in a natural mosquito population
    Darío Vezzani
    Unidad de 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, Argentina
    Vet Parasitol 136:259-73. 2006
    b>Argentina is one of the four South American countries where the presence of Dirofilaria immitis is currently confirmed...
  98. ncbi Variability of aflatoxin and cyclopiazonic acid production by Aspergillus section flavi from different substrates in Argentina
    Graciela Vaamonde
    Departamento de Quimica Organica, Área Bromatología, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, 3 Piso, 1428 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Food Microbiol 88:79-84. 2003
    Aspergillus section flavi strains isolated from peanuts, wheat and soybean grown in Argentina were screened for aflatoxins (type B and G) and cyclopiazonic acid (CPA) production...
  99. pmc PCR-based screening and lineage identification of Trypanosoma cruzi directly from faecal samples of triatomine bugs from northwestern Argentina
    P L Marcet
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pab 2, 2do piso, 1428, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Parasitology 132:57-65. 2006
    ..cruzi lineages directly from faeces of triatomines collected in a well-defined rural area in northwestern Argentina. Amplification of the variable regions of the kinetoplastid minicircle genome (kDNA-PCR) was performed in faecal ..
  100. pmc High prevalence of hepatitis C virus genotype 1b infection in a small town of Argentina. Phylogenetic and Bayesian coalescent analysis
    Marcelo D Golemba
    Catedra de Virologia, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 5:e8751. 2010
    Previous studies in Argentina have documented a general prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection close to 2%. In addition, a high prevalence of HCV has been recently reported in different Argentinean small rural communities...
  101. pmc Upscale or downscale: applications of fine scale remotely sensed data to Chagas disease in Argentina and schistosomiasis in Kenya
    Uriel Kitron
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Geospat Health 1:49-58. 2006
    ..In a study of Chagas disease in northwest Argentina, the reinfestation process of communities by the main domestic vector was analyzed using spatial statistics; ..

Research Grants81

  1. China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study - Pilot
    YAOHUI ZHAO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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 projected ..
  2. Mechanism of Trypanosoma Cruzi's Transsialidase in Chagas' Disease
    Adrian Roitberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The most common agent is Triatoma infestans (vinchucas in Argentina, or barbeiros in Brazil). The enzyme trans-sialidase in T...
  3. Mechanism of Trypanosoma Cruzi's Transsialidase in Chagas' Disease
    ADRIAN ENRIQUE ROITBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The most common agent is Triatoma infestans (vinchucas in Argentina, or barbeiros in Brazil). The enzyme trans-sialidase in T...
  4. Ecoepidemiology of Chagas disease in northwest Argentina
    Uriel Kitron; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..eradication campaign, transmission persists in much of the continent, particularly in the Gran Chaco of northern Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia, where Triatoma infestans is the main vector...
  5. 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...
  6. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Latin America
    Nancy Carney; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It will take place in five trauma centers; three in Argentina, one in Bolivia, and one in Ecuador...
  7. 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, ..
  8. 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...
  9. CRCNS: Computational and experimental study of dopamine and serotonin transporter
    JEFFRY MADURA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Currently the combined groups have five male and four female students. These students come from Argentina, China, India, and the United States...
  10. CRCNS: Computational and experimental study of dopamine and serotonin transporter
    Jeffry D Madura; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Currently the combined groups have five male and four female students. These students come from Argentina, China, India, and the United States...
  11. Health Conditions among Elderly in Latin America
    Rebeca Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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 ..