Genomes and Genes
Summary: A country in central South America, located southwest of Brazil.
Publications265 found, 100 shown here
- Diagnostic performance of tests based on Trypanosoma cruzi excreted-secreted antigens in an endemic area for Chagas' disease in BoliviaCarlos Rodrigo Zarate-Blades
Centro de Investigacion y Diagnóstico de la Enfermedad de Chagas, CIDECH, Universidad Mayor de San Francisco Xavier, Calle Dalence 243, Sucre, 617 Bolivia
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 57:229-32. 2007..evaluated in a field study with 742 sera from a population in an endemic area in the Department of Chuquisaca, Bolivia. Of the 742 samples, 329 (44...
- Chapare virus, a newly discovered arenavirus isolated from a fatal hemorrhagic fever case in BoliviaSimon Delgado
Centro de Salud de Eterazama, Cochabamba, Bolivia
PLoS Pathog 4:e1000047. 2008A small focus of hemorrhagic fever (HF) cases occurred near Cochabamba, Bolivia, in December 2003 and January 2004...
- Maternal Trypanosoma cruzi infection, pregnancy outcome, morbidity, and mortality of congenitally infected and non-infected newborns in BoliviaFaustino Torrico
Centro Universitario de Medicina Tropical, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Casilla, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:201-9. 2004..They were conducted in 1992-1994 and 1999-2001 in the same maternity clinic in Bolivia, a country highly endemic for infection with this parasite...
- Mansonella ozzardi infection in Bolivia: prevalence and clinical associations in the Chaco regionA Bartoloni
Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
Am J Trop Med Hyg 61:830-3. 1999A cross-sectional survey carried out in the Chaco region of Bolivia showed that 26% (77 of 296) and 0...
- A search for natural bioactive compounds in Bolivia through a multidisciplinary approach. Part V. Evaluation of the antimalarial activity of plants used by the Tacana IndiansE Deharo
Institut de recherche pour le developpement IRD, CP 9214, La Paz, Bolivia
J Ethnopharmacol 77:91-8. 2001..Results are discussed in relation with Tacana traditional medicine...
- A new method for forensic DNA analysis of the blood meal in chagas disease vectors demonstrated using Triatoma infestans from Chuquisaca, BoliviaJuan Carlos Pizarro
Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
PLoS ONE 3:e3585. 2008..cruzi infection vary among habitats and is it associated with specific blood meal types?..
- Efficacy of extended (six weeks) treatment with miltefosine for mucosal leishmaniasis in BoliviaJaime Soto
Centro de Investigaciones Bioclínicas de la Fundación FADER, Bogota, Colombia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:387-9. 2009..or increasing the duration of therapy would markedly alter the 71% cure rate of mucosal leishmaniasis in Bolivia consequent to treatment with miltefosine for 4 weeks...
- Detection of CTX-M-type beta-lactamase genes in fecal Escherichia coli isolates from healthy children in Bolivia and PeruLucia Pallecchi
Dipartimento di Biologia Molecolare, Sezione di Microbiologia, Universita di Siena, Siena, Italy
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4556-61. 2004..Escherichia coli isolates from 3,208 healthy children from four different urban areas of Latin America, two in Bolivia (Camiri and Villa Montes) and two in Peru (Yurimaguas and Moyobamba). Ceftriaxone-resistant E...
- Maternal education and child nutritional status in Bolivia: finding the linksMichelle Bellessa Frost
Office of Population Research, Wallace Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Soc Sci Med 60:395-407. 2005This study models various pathways linking maternal education and child nutritional status in Bolivia, using a national sample of children...
- Congenital Trypanosoma cruzi transmission in Santa Cruz, BoliviaCaryn Bern
Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Clin Infect Dis 49:1667-74. 2009We conducted a study of congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Our objective was to apply new tools to identify weak points in current screening algorithms, and find ways to improve them.
- First report of widespread wild populations of Triatoma infestans (Reduviidae, Triatominae) in the valleys of La Paz, BoliviaRosio Buitrago
Département Société et Santé, Institut de recherche pour le developpement IRD, Montpellier, France
Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:574-9. 2010..may be involved in reinfestation of human dwellings, limiting the success of vector-control campaigns in Bolivia. Knowledge of the distribution of these populations remains incomplete. We report here the detection of T...
- Ethnobotanical knowledge is associated with indices of child health in the Bolivian AmazonT W McDade
Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:6134-9. 2007..knowledge and child health among the Tsimane', a horticulturalist and foraging society in Amazonian Bolivia. Anthropometric data and capillary blood samples were collected from 330 Tsimane' 2- to 10-year-olds, and mothers ..
- Mortality experience of Tsimane Amerindians of Bolivia: regional variation and temporal trendsMichael Gurven
Department of Anthropology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
Am J Hum Biol 19:376-98. 2007..trends in mortality patterns among the Tsimane, a population of small-scale forager-horticulturalists in lowland Bolivia. We compare age-specific mortality in remote forest and riverine regions with that in more acculturated villages ..
- Risk factors and consequences of congenital Chagas disease in Yacuiba, south BoliviaN A Salas
IRD UR010, Team Mother s and Child s Health in Tropical Environments, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, La Paz, Bolivia
Trop Med Int Health 12:1498-505. 2007..To determine the risk factors of congenital Chagas disease and the consequences of the disease in newborns...
- Epidemiological evaluation of Chagas disease in a rural area of southern BoliviaJean Philippe Chippaux
IRD UR010, Team Mother s and Child s health in tropical environment, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, CP 9214, La Paz, Bolivia
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:578-84. 2008..9%, resulting in a high risk of congenital transmission. The control of the disease requires an increase in vector control and improvement of dwellings before considering children's treatment with trypanocide...
- Cultural significance of medicinal plant families and species among Quechua farmers in Apillapampa, BoliviaEvert Thomas
Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Ethnobotany, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
J Ethnopharmacol 122:60-7. 2009..Medicinal plant use was investigated in Apillapampa, a community of subsistence farmers located in the semi-arid Bolivian Andes...
- Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in a Chilean patient with recent travel in BoliviaR Espinoza
Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Chile
Emerg Infect Dis 4:93-5. 1998..The patient's history included self-reported urban and probable rural rodent exposure during travel in Bolivia. Comparison of a viral sequence from an acute-phase serum sample with other known hantaviruses showed that the ..
- Rapid dissemination and diversity of CTX-M extended-spectrum beta-lactamase genes in commensal Escherichia coli isolates from healthy children from low-resource settings in Latin AmericaLucia Pallecchi
Dipartimento di Biologia Molecolare, Sezione di Microbiologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Siena, Italy
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:2720-5. 2007A survey carried out in 2005 among members of a healthy population of children living in Bolivia and Peru revealed that fecal carriage of Escherichia coli strains resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins was remarkably increased ..
- Cluster-sample surveys and lot quality assurance sampling to evaluate yellow fever immunisation coverage following a national campaign, Bolivia, 2007Lorenzo Pezzoli
European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training, European Centre for Disease Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Trop Med Int Health 14:355-61. 2009To estimate the yellow fever (YF) vaccine coverage for the endemic and non-endemic areas of Bolivia and to determine whether selected districts had acceptable levels of coverage (>70%).
- Household food insecurity and food expenditure in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, And the PhilippinesHugo R Melgar-Quinonez
Department of Human Nutrition, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1295, USA
J Nutr 136:1431S-1437S. 2006..Survey Module (US HFSSM), and total daily per capita (DPC) consumption (measured as household expenditures) in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, and the Philippines...
- High endemicity of human fascioliasis between Lake Titicaca and La Paz valley, BoliviaJ G Esteban
Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 93:151-6. 1999..It is concluded that fascioliasis is a very important human health problem in this region...
- Mitochondrial DNA diversity in the Llanos de Moxos: Moxo, Movima and Yuracare Amerindian populations from Bolivia lowlandsF Bert
Departament de Biologie Animal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Ann Hum Biol 31:9-28. 2004....
- Impact of community organization of women on perinatal outcomes in rural BoliviaK O'Rourke
University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, El Paso 79902, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 3:9-14. 1998..The number of infants attended to immediately after delivery likewise increased, but the change was not statistically significant. This study demonstrates that community organization can improve maternal and child health in remote areas...
- Soil-transmitted helminth infections at very high altitude in BoliviaA Flores
, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, , 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:272-7. 2001..No heavy infection for T. trichiura was detected. The very high altitude and its severe environmental conditions may determine the relatively low prevalences and intensities in this area...
- Correlates of adolescent pregnancy in La Paz, Bolivia: findings from a quantitative-qualitative studyVarja Lipovsek
Tulane University Medical Center, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of International Health and Development, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
Adolescence 37:335-52. 2002..presents the results of a study undertaken to address the question of why some female adolescents in La Paz, Bolivia, become pregnant while others in similar circumstances avoid early pregnancy...
- Incidence of surgical-site infections and the validity of the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System risk index in a general surgical ward in Santa Cruz, BoliviaLorena Soleto
Centro Nacional de Enfermedades Tropicales CENETROP, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:26-30. 2003To estimate the frequency of and risk factors for surgical-site infections (SSIs) in Bolivia, and to study the performance of the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) System risk index in a developing country.
- Demography, hunting ecology, and pathogen exposure of domestic dogs in the Isoso of BoliviaChristine V Fiorello
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, Columbia University, 1200 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
Conserv Biol 20:762-71. 2006..potential for disease spillover from the domestic dog population to the wild carnivore population in the Isoso of Bolivia, an area of tropical dry forest contiguous with a national park...
- Diagnostic accuracy of a point-of-care syphilis test when used among pregnant women in BoliviaF Tinajeros
Maternal Syphilis Project, Population Council, La Paz, Bolivia
Sex Transm Infect 82:v17-21. 2006..To evaluate the performance of a point-of-care (POC) syphilis test when used in urban Bolivian maternity hospitals...
- Congenital Chagas disease in Bolivia is not associated with DNA polymorphism of Trypanosoma cruziMyrna Virreira
Laboratoire de Chimie Biologique, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:871-9. 2006..Altogether these data show that T. cruzi DNA polymorphism, based on the presently available markers, is not associated with the occurrence of congenital infection or the development of severe clinical forms of congenital Chagas disease...
- PCR reveals significantly higher rates of Trypanosoma cruzi infection than microscopy in the Chagas vector, Triatoma infestans: high rates found in Chuquisaca, BoliviaJuan Carlos Pizarro
Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 04505, USA
BMC Infect Dis 7:66. 2007The Andean valleys of Bolivia are the only reported location of sylvatic Triatoma infestans, the main vector of Chagas disease in this country, and the high human prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in this region is hypothesized ..
- Livestock vaccine adoption among poor farmers in Bolivia: remembering innovation diffusion theoryClaire Heffernan
Livestock Development Group, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AT, UK
Vaccine 26:2433-42. 2008The paper explores the low uptake of livestock vaccination among poor farming communities in Bolivia utilising core elements of the original innovation diffusion theory...
- Urban transmission of Chagas disease in Cochabamba, BoliviaN Medrano-Mercado
Departamento de Biologia, Faculdade de Ciencias y Tecnología, Laboratorio de Chagas e Inmunoparasitologia, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:423-30. 2008Chagas disease is a major public health problem in Bolivia. In the city of Cochabamba, 58% of the population lives in peripheral urban districts ("popular zones") where the infection prevalence is extremely high...
- Sensitivity and specificity of Chagas Stat-Pak test in BoliviaJean Philippe Chippaux
Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, La Paz, Bolivia
Trop Med Int Health 14:732-5. 2009..To compare the results of an immunochromatographic test performed on whole blood, Chagas Stat-Pak, with those of an ELISA test using recombinant antigens...
- Neutralization of Bothrops mattogrossensis snake venom from Bolivia: experimental evaluation of llama and donkey antivenoms produced by caprylic acid precipitationGil Patrick Fernández
Laboratorio de Producción de Antiveninas, Instituto Nacional de Laboratorios de Salud, La Paz, Bolivia
Toxicon 55:642-5. 2010Polyspecific bothropic/crotalic and bothropic/lachesic antivenoms were produced in Bolivia by immunizing two donkeys with the venoms of Bothrops mattogrossensis and Crotalus durissus terrificus and one llama with the venoms of B...
- Does antenatal care facilitate utilization of emergency obstetric care? A case-referent study of near-miss morbidity in BoliviaMattias Rööst
Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:335-42. 2010..To determine whether lack of routine antenatal care (ANC) is associated with near-miss morbidity upon arrival at hospital...
- Quality of drinking-water at source and point-of-consumption--drinking cup as a high potential recontamination risk: a field study in BoliviaSimonne Rufener
Group of Hydrology, Geographical Institute, University of Bern, Hallerstrasse 12, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
J Health Popul Nutr 28:34-41. 2010..4, p=0.015). Home-based interventions in disinfection of water may not guarantee health benefits without complementary hygiene education due to the risk of posttreatment contamination...
- Epilepsy, cysticercosis, and toxocariasis: a population-based case-control study in rural BoliviaA Nicoletti
Institute of Neurological Science, University of Catania, Italy
Neurology 58:1256-61. 2002To assess the relationship between epilepsy and infection with Taenia solium and Toxocara canis with a case-control study, in the rural area of the Cordillera Province, Bolivia.
- Leishmaniases in Bolivia: comprehensive review and current statusAna L García
CUMETROP, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:704-11. 2009..b>Bolivia has the highest incidence of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Latin America (LA), with 33 cases per 100,000 ..
- Increasing resistance in commensal Escherichia coli, Bolivia and PeruAlessandro Bartoloni
Emerg Infect Dis 14:338-40. 2008
- Trypanosoma cruzi (Kinetoplastida Trypanosomatidae): ecology of the transmission cycle in the wild environment of the Andean valley of Cochabamba, BoliviaMirko Rojas Cortez
Departamento de Protozoologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil 4365, CP 21045 900 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Exp Parasitol 114:305-13. 2006An active Trypanosoma cruzi transmission cycle maintained by wild rodents in the Andean valleys of Cochabamba Bolivia is described. Wild and domestic Triatoma infestans with 60% infection with T. cruzi were found and was evidenced in 47...
- Lack of molluscan host diversity and the transmission of an emerging parasitic disease in BoliviaC Meunier
Centre d Etude sur le Polymorphisme des Micro organismes UMR CNRS IRD 9926, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, 911 Avenue Agropolis, F 34000 Montpellier Cedex 1, France
Mol Ecol 10:1333-40. 2001..We discuss the possible explanations for such a reduction in genetic variability, and, given the high natural parasitism pressures exerted on the snail populations, we discuss the relevance of this result for host-parasite interactions...
- Maternal and congenital syphilis programmes: case studies in Bolivia, Kenya and South AfricaBidia D Deperthes
Technical Officer, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 82:410-6. 2004..This paper reports on programmes in Bolivia, Kenya, and South Africa. All three countries have established antenatal syphilis control programmes...
- Are mosquitoes diverted from repellent-using individuals to non-users? Results of a field study in BoliviaS J Moore
DCVBU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Trop Med Int Health 12:532-9. 2007..host-seeking mosquitoes, from repellent wearing to unprotected individuals, 1 m apart under field conditions in Bolivia. Each of the six volunteer-pairs sat >20 m apart from other pairs...
- Influence of helminth infections on childhood nutritional status in lowland BoliviaS Tanner
Department of Anthropology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 1619, USA
Am J Hum Biol 21:651-6. 2009..and local disease ecology on child health and nutritional patterns among an indigenous group in lowland Bolivia. Specifically, we examine the association between soil-transmitted helminth infection, especially hookworm ..
- Feasibility, drug safety, and effectiveness of etiological treatment programs for Chagas disease in Honduras, Guatemala, and Bolivia: 10-year experience of Médecins Sans FrontièresOliver Yun
Médecins Sans Frontières Doctors Without Borders, New York, New York, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e488. 2009..This report describes 10 years of field experience in four MSF programs in Honduras, Guatemala, and Bolivia, focusing on feasibility protocols, safety of drug therapy, and treatment effectiveness.
- Mitochondrial DNA diversity of the Amerindian populations living in the Andean Piedmont of Bolivia: Chimane, Moseten, Aymara and QuechuaAlfons Corella
Seccio Antropologia, Facultat de Biologia, Departament de Biologia Animal, Universitat de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal 645, 08 028 Barcelona, Spain
Ann Hum Biol 34:34-55. 2007..Genetic information suggests that evolutionary processes, such as genetic drift, natural selection and genetic admixture have formed the history of the Piedmont populations...
- A physiological time analysis of the duration of the gonotrophic cycle of Anopheles pseudopunctipennis and its implications for malaria transmission in BoliviaFrédéric J Lardeux
Institut de Recherche pour Développement, C P 9214, La Paz, Bolivia and BP 64501, 34394, Montpellier, Cedex 5, France
Malar J 7:141. 2008..Because the gonotrophic cycle length depends on temperature, its estimation can be satisfactorily computed by means of physiological time analysis...
- Early initiation of and exclusive breastfeeding in large-scale community-based programmes in Bolivia and MadagascarElizabeth Jean Baker
Academy for Educational Development 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009 5 721, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 24:530-9. 2006..During this time, country-specific programmes were designed and implemented in Bolivia and Madagascar, with catchment populations of one million and six million respectively...
- High prevalence of acquired antimicrobial resistance unrelated to heavy antimicrobial consumptionAlessandro Bartoloni
Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Universita di Firenze, Florence, Italy
J Infect Dis 189:1291-4. 2004..The most relevant implication of these findings is that, in certain settings, the spread and maintenance of antimicrobial resistance can occur, regardless of whether selective pressure generated by the use of antimicrobials is present...
- Preventing diarrhoea with household ceramic water filters: assessment of a pilot project in BoliviaThomas F Clasen
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Int J Environ Health Res 16:231-9. 2006In an attempt to prevent diarrhoea in a rural community in central Bolivia, an international non-governmental organization implemented a pilot project to improve drinking water quality using gravity-fed, household-based, ceramic water ..
- Active dispersal by wild Triatoma infestans in the Bolivian AndesWilfrid Richer
Unité de Recherche 016, Institut de recherche pour le developpement IRD, Montpellier, France
Trop Med Int Health 12:759-64. 2007..So far Bolivia is the only country where true T. infestans wild foci are documented. The dispersal ability for wild T...
- Use of a rapid test on umbilical cord blood to screen for Trypanosoma cruzi infection in pregnant women in Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, and MexicoSergio Sosa-Estani
Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación de Endemoepidemias CeNDIE ANLIS Dr Carlos G Malbrán, Ministerio de Salud, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:755-9. 2008We conducted a cross-sectional study of Chagas disease in five endemic areas in Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, and México to estimate the prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi-specific antibodies in pregnant women, and to assess the use of a ..
- New insights on the spread of Triatoma infestans from Bolivia--implications for Chagas disease emergence in the southern coneM R Cortez
Programa Nacional de Chagas, Ministerio de Salud, La Paz, Bolivia
Infect Genet Evol 10:350-3. 2010..infestans focus, thus favoring the contact with the insects and leading to their passive dispersal...
- Optimization of a semi-nested multiplex PCR to identify Plasmodium parasites in wild-caught Anopheles in Bolivia, and its application to field epidemiological studiesFrederic Lardeux
Caractérisation et Contrôle des Populations de Vecteurs, Institut de recherche pour le developpement IRD, CP 9214, La Paz, Bolivia
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:485-92. 2008..vivax in wild-caught Anopheles pseudopunctipennis from a village in the Andean valleys of Bolivia in May 2003. The prevalence of infection was 0.9%. This is the first direct evidence of P...
- Hemoglobin correction factors for estimating the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women residing at high altitudes in BoliviaJ H Cohen
Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Ithaca, New York, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 6:392-9. 1999..altitudes and 2) to estimate the prevalence of anemia in a sample of pregnant women residing in two cities in Bolivia, La Paz (3,600 meters) and El Alto (4,000 meters)...
- Integrate study of a Bolivian population infected by Trypanosoma cruzi, the agent of Chagas diseaseSimone Frédérique Brenière
Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:289-95. 2002....
- Epilepsy and neurocysticercosis in rural Bolivia: a population-based surveyAlessandra Nicoletti
Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Via S Sofia no 78, 95125 Catania, Italy
Epilepsia 46:1127-32. 2005..To evaluate the frequency of neurocysticercosis (NCC) in a well-defined prevalent cohort of epilepsy patients in the rural area of the Cordillera province...
- Priorities in emergency obstetric care in Bolivia--maternal mortality and near-miss morbidity in metropolitan La PazM Rööst
International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
BJOG 116:1210-7. 2009To document the frequency and causes of maternal mortality and severe (near-miss) morbidity in metropolitan La Paz, Bolivia.
- Breastfeeding intentions, patterns, and determinants in infants visiting hospitals in La Paz, BoliviaJonas F Ludvigsson
Paediatric Department, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
BMC Pediatr 3:5. 2003..Recent ecological research from Latin America has shown that infant health could be promoted through exclusive breastfeeding in infants aged 0-3 months and partial breastfeeding throughout the remainder of infancy...
- Patterns of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance among healthy children in BoliviaA Bartoloni
Clinica Malattie Infettive, Universita di Firenze, Italy
Trop Med Int Health 3:116-23. 1998To determine the incidence of antimicrobial-resistant, nonpathogenic Escherichia coli among healthy children aged 6-72 months in Camiri town and a rural village, Javillo, in south-eastern Bolivia.
- A first case of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania (Viannia) lainsoni in BoliviaE Martinez
, CP 9214, La Paz, Bolivia, , , C. Rafael Zubieta No. 1889, La Paz, Bolivia
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:375-7. 2001We present the first known case of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania (Viannia) lainsoni detected in Bolivia. The parasite was isolated from a young girl living in the subtropical region of Carrasco (900-1000 m above sea level, ..
- Adult and nymphs of Microtriatoma trinidadensis (Lent, 1951) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) caught from peridomestic environment in BoliviaJ de la Riva
Instituto Nacional de Laboratorios en Salud, La Paz, Bolivia
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:889-94. 2001..1951) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae) collected in peridomestic environment, in the department of La Paz, Bolivia. These specimens were associated to Rhodnius stali Lent, Jurberg & Galvão 1993. The exceptional finding of M...
- Patients hospitalised in Bolivia with pulmonary tuberculosis: risk factors for dyingR Abós-Hernández
Primary Health Care Division, Catalonian Health Service and International Clinical Epidemiological Network, Barcelona, Spain
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:470-4. 2002The adult tuberculosis ward of a public hospital in the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
- [Control of Chagas' disease in Guarani communities: knowledge and hygiene habits within the Project to Improve Living Conditions in Bolivia]J Verdu
Area de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública Departamento de Salud Pública Universidad de Alicante Alicante España
Gac Sanit 17:166-8. 2003..of vectorial transmission (Triatoma infestans, known as vinchuca) of Chagas' disease in Guaraní Communities in Bolivia. We performed a descriptive study of a series of 98 individuals through a semi-structured questionnaire...
- Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements among resource-poor women in BoliviaElizabeth Warnick
Population Services International, Washington, DC, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 36:290-7. 2004..To test the hypothesis that social marketing improves women's awareness and consumption of multivitamin and mineral supplements...
- A participatory assessment to identify strategies for improved cervical cancer prevention and treatment in BoliviaIlana G Dzuba
EngenderHealth, New York City, NY, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:53-63. 2005
- Perceived insufficient milk as a barrier to optimal infant feeding: examples from BoliviaMargaret F McCann
Department of Maternal and Child Epidemiology, School of Publlic Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Biosoc Sci 38:341-64. 2006..The paper concludes with policy, programme and research recommendations to address the critical problem of perceived insufficient breast milk...
- Recovery of forest structure and spectral properties after selective logging in lowland BoliviaEben N Broadbent
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
Ecol Appl 16:1148-63. 2006..gaps and skid trails ranging from <1 to 19 months following reduced-impact logging in a forest in lowland Bolivia with remote-sensing measurements from simultaneous monthly ASTER satellite overpasses...
- Analysis of the operational costs of using rapid syphilis tests for the detection of maternal syphilis in Bolivia and MozambiqueCarol E Levin
PATH, 1455 NW Leary Way, Seattle, WA 98107, USA
Sex Transm Dis 34:S47-54. 2007..The objective of this study was to compare the costs of antenatal syphilis screening with the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test and the immunochromatographic strip (ICS) test in low-resource settings...
- Transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes among Japanese immigrants and natives in BoliviaAnis Khan
Department of Clinical Molecular Informative Medicine, Nagoya City University, Mizuho, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
Virus Res 132:174-80. 2008..A total of 487 individuals in Bolivia, including Japanese immigrants (n=287) and natives (n=200), were screened for HBV serological markers...
- Rural campaign to diagnose and treat mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in BoliviaJ P Dedet
Instituto Boliviano de Biologia de Altura, La Paz
Bull World Health Organ 73:339-45. 1995Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (MCL) is endemic in the tropical Amazonian lowlands of Bolivia, an area that regularly receives influxes of migratory populations...
- Major mitochondrial DNA haplotype heterogeneity in highland and lowland Amerindian populations from BoliviaF Bert
Departament de Biologia Animal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Hum Biol 73:1-16. 2001..DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups of 233 native South Amerindians in eight populations living in the Beni Department of Bolivia, including six populations not previously studied...
- Diabetes in BoliviaA Barcelo
Pan American Health Organization, Program on Non Communicable Diseases, 525 Twenty third Street, N W, Washington, D C 20037 2895, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 10:318-23. 2001To measure the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension, obesity, and related risk factors in major cities in Bolivia.
- Epidemiology of urban canine rabies, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 1972-1997Marc Alain Widdowson
Unidad Nacional de Epidemiologia Veterinaria, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Emerg Infect Dis 8:458-61. 2002We analyzed laboratory data from 1972 to 1997 from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to determine risk factors for laboratory canine samples' testing positive for Rabies virus (RABV). Of 9,803 samples, 50...
- The relationship between prenatal care and subsequent modern contraceptive use in Bolivia, Egypt and ThailandA Zerai
Sociology Department, 302 Maxwell Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
Afr J Reprod Health 5:68-82. 2001..in high health service contact areas and various demographic and background factors, our results suggest that prior use of prenatal care has a strong influence on subsequent use of modern contraception in Bolivia, Egypt and Thailand.
- Breastfeeding in Bolivia - information and attitudesJonas F Ludvigsson
Pediatric Department, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
BMC Pediatr 3:4. 2003..A second objective was to study the relationship between breastfeeding information, specified according to source and timing, and feeding pattern...
- Prevalence of Parkinson's disease: a door-to-door survey in rural BoliviaA Nicoletti
Department of Neuroscience, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95125 Catania, Italy
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 10:19-21. 2003A door-to-door survey was carried out in rural areas of the Cordillera Province, Bolivia, to determine the prevalence of Parkinson's diseases (PD) in a sample of 9955 subjects...
- A comparison of traditional healers' medicinal plant knowledge in the Bolivian Andes and AmazonIna Vandebroek
Faculty of Agriculture and Applied Biological Sciences, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, Ghent B 9000, Belgium
Soc Sci Med 59:837-49. 2004..It is hypothesised that social factors underlying traditional medical practices (background of extensive family in traditional medicine) play an important role in transmission--and hence survival of knowledge on medicinal plants...
- Program note: Using UN process indicators to assess needs in emergency obstetric services: Bolivia, El Salvador and HondurasP Bailey
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:221-30. 2005..Needs assessments for EmOC in Bolivia, El Salvador and Honduras show reasonable availability of comprehensive EmOC facilities for their population ..
- Last Glacial mammals in South America: a new scenario from the Tarija Basin (Bolivia)M Coltorti
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universita di Siena, Via Laterina 8, 53100 Siena, Italy
Naturwissenschaften 94:288-99. 2007The chronology, sedimentary history, and paleoecology of the Tarija Basin (Bolivia), one of the richest Pleistocene mammalian sites in South America, are revised here based on a multidisciplinary study, including stratigraphy, ..
- Health evaluation of free-ranging and captive blue-fronted Amazon parrots (Amazona aestiva) in the Gran chaco, BoliviaSharon L Deem
Field Veterinary Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York 10460, USA
J Zoo Wildl Med 36:598-605. 2005b>Bolivia has a total of 47 species of Psittacidae, seven of which have been identified in our study site, the semiarid Gran Chaco of the Isoso...
- Self-perceived oral health status and influencing factors of the elderly residents of a peri-urban area of La Paz, BoliviaJuan Ugarte
Department of Public Health, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
Int Dent J 57:19-26. 2007To assess the self-perceived oral health status of the elderly in Bolivia and explore the relationship between the socio-demographic and subjective factors that influence such perception.
- Perceptions of quality of reproductive care services in Bolivia: use of photo prompts and surveys as an impetus for changeDeborah E Bender
Department of Health Policy and Administration and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA Deborah
Health Care Women Int 29:484-506. 2008..Women in Cochabamba, Bolivia, were asked to participate in exit surveys (n = 108). A subsample did photonarratives (n = 20)...
- The co-occurrence of intimate partner violence and syphilis among pregnant women in BoliviaClaudia Diaz-Olavarrieta
Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico City, Mexico
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2077-86. 2009..This study determined IPV prevalence and the association between IPV and positive syphilis tests among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in three provinces in Bolivia.
- Sequence analysis of the rDNA internal transcribed spacer 2 and polymerase chain reaction identification of Anopheles fluminensis (Diptera: Culicidae: Anopheles) in BoliviaCorey L Brelsfoard
Department of Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL 61920, USA
J Med Entomol 43:460-6. 2006..We report the first record of this species in the department of Cochabamba, Bolivia. This species was sampled from two locations in the foothills of the eastern Andes Mountains within the Chapare ..
- Thirty years of land-cover change in BoliviaTimothy J Killeen
Center for Applied Biodiversity Science at Conservation International, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Ambio 36:600-6. 2007Land-cover change in eastern lowland Bolivia was documented using Landsat images from five epochs for all landscapes situated below the montane tree line at approximately 3000 m, including humid forest, inundated forest, seasonally dry ..
- [Epidemiological environment and response to the HIV epidemic in Bolivia]Juan Pablo Protto
Organización Panamericana de la Salud Organización Mundial de la Salud, Bolivia
Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:288-94. 2008..In Bolivia, at the end of 2006 approximately 50% had AIDS at the time of diagnosis, detection having occurred late in the ..
- Why no adult stunting penalty or height premium? Estimates from native Amazonians in BoliviaRicardo Godoy
Heller School, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Econ Hum Biol 8:88-99. 2010..using data from a panel study in progress among the Tsimane', a foraging-farming society of native Amazonians in Bolivia. Subjects included 248 women and 255 men >or=age 22 measured annually during 5 consecutive years (2002-2006)...
- Prevalence of stroke : a door-to-door survey in rural BoliviaA Nicoletti
Institute of Neurological Science, University of Catania, and the Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Stroke 31:882-5. 2000We carried out a door-to-door survey in rural areas of the Cordillera Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia. A cluster sample of 10 124 inhabitants was selected, and 9955 subjects were screened...
- Maternal and congenital syphilis in Bolivia, 1996: prevalence and risk factorsK L Southwick
US Centers for Disease Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Bull World Health Organ 79:33-42. 2001..the quality of syphilis testing, and to determine the rate of congenital syphilis in infants born to women with syphilis at the time of delivery--all of which would provide baseline data for a national prevention programme in Bolivia.
- Dermatobia hominis myiasis: an emerging disease among travelers to the Amazon basin of BoliviaEli Schwartz
The Center for Geographic Medicine and the Depatment of Medicine C, Tel Hashomer, Israel
J Travel Med 9:97-9. 2002
- Domiciliation process of Rhodnius stali (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Alto Beni, La Paz, BoliviaA Matias
INLASA, La Paz, Bolivia UMSA, Facultad de Medicina, La Paz, Bolivia UMR, Montpellier, France
Trop Med Int Health 8:264-8. 2003..collection of Triatominae inside houses and in the peridomestic environment of Alto Beni, department of La Paz, Bolivia. This area is free of Triatoma infestans and although we detected previously seropositivity for Trypanosoma cruzi,..
- Interruption of indigenous measles transmission in Bolivia since October 2000Rosario Quiroga
National Vaccination Program, Ministry of Health, Bolivia
J Infect Dis 187:S121-6. 2003Measles incidence in Bolivia declined after the introduction of campaign strategies in the 1980s. From 1990 to 1993, the peak incidence of measles (59 cases/100,000 population) was in 1992...
- Predictors of C-reactive protein in Tsimane' 2 to 15 year-olds in lowland BoliviaT W McDade
Laboratory for Human Biology Research, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
Am J Phys Anthropol 128:906-13. 2005..an important aspect of child health among the Tsimane', a relatively isolated Amerindian population in lowland Bolivia. Our objectives are twofold: 1) to describe the distribution of CRP by age and gender in a cross-sectional sample ..
- Genomic characterization of HBV genotype F in Bolivia: genotype F subgenotypes correlate with geographic distribution and T(1858) variantT T T Huy
Department of Pathology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Arch Virol 151:589-97. 2006..A novel nomenclature of subgenotypes of genotype F was proposed, in which Bolivia strains belonged to subgenotype F4...
- Nutritional status of Amerindian children from the Beni River (lowland Bolivia) as related to environmental, maternal and dietary factorsEric Benefice
Instituto SELADIS Facultad de Ciencias Farmacéuticas y Bioquímicas, Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz, Bolivia
Public Health Nutr 9:327-35. 2006To report the nutritional status of children aged up to 15 years and their mothers living in a remote Amazonian area of Bolivia, and to study its main social, familial and maternal determinants.
- Demonstrating public health at work: a demonstration project of congenital syphilis prevention efforts in BoliviaSandra G Garcia
The Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
Sex Transm Dis 34:S37-41. 2007We introduced syphilis immunochromatic strip (ICS) tests into antenatal care (ANC) settings in Bolivia and evaluated feasibility, patient and provider acceptability, and introduction costs...
- [Maternal and congenital syphilis in four provinces in Bolivia]Rita Revollo
Proyecto Sífilis Materna Population Council, Bolivia
Salud Publica Mex 49:422-8. 2007Assess frequencies of maternal and congenital syphilis, mother-child transmission and variables associated with syphilis in six urban hospitals in Bolivia.
- Rabies-vaccination coverage and profiles of the owned-dog population in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaK Suzuki
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Av 60 y 118, La Plata, B1900AVW, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Zoonoses Public Health 55:177-83. 2008..with dogs being unvaccinated against rabies, and profiles of the owned-dog population in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, where dog rabies was endemic...
- Differences in influence patterns between groups predicting the adoption of a solar disinfection technology for drinking water in BoliviaStephanie Moser
Interfacultary Center for General Ecology IKAOE, University of Berne, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, P B 8573, Berne 3001, Switzerland
Soc Sci Med 67:497-504. 2008..We conducted a field survey in which 644 households in Bolivia were interviewed in order to gain insights on motivations that resulted in adopting the technology...
- The effectiveness of market-based conservation in the tropics: forest certification in Ecuador and BoliviaJohannes Ebeling
EcoSecurities, Oxford, UK
J Environ Manage 90:1145-53. 2009..In this study, we conducted semi-structured stakeholder interviews in Ecuador and Bolivia to identify key framework conditions that influence the costs and benefits for companies to switch from ..
- Rift Valley Fever Virus MP-12 Vaccine CompletionCLARENCE PETERS; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Heterologous abs from llama and chicken egg yolk to prevent rotavirus diarrheaLinda J Saif; Fiscal Year: 2010..as well as regional micro-economies for Argentina or other poorer developing countries of South America (Peru, Bolivia, etc) engaged in Camelid production...
- The Biodemographic Determinants of Life SpanJames R Carey; Fiscal Year: 2010..by Hillard Kaplan (New Mexico) and Michael Gurven (UC Santa Barbara) will involve studies on the Tsimane of Bolivia that are concerned with age-specific contributions to fitness among older individuals in traditional societies...
- Juan S Leon; Fiscal Year: 2014..He will be trained, in Aim 3, at the Rotavirus Surveillance Vaccine Program in Bolivia, by recruiting and collecting data and specimens from over 200 infants for one year after RV vaccination...
- Robert H Gilman; Fiscal Year: 2014..In our previous study in Bolivia, we found a transmission rate of 6.5% (10/154 infants of infected mothers)...
- Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Latin AmericaNancy A Carney; Fiscal Year: 2013..It will take place in five trauma centers;three in Argentina, one in Bolivia, and one in Ecuador...
- Exploiting pathogen-induced cell death to create disease resistant plants:R01GM05Jean T Greenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This research will be done primary in Bolivia at the Proinpa Foundation in collaboration with Dr. Jean Greenberg, as an extension of NIH Grant R01 GM 054292...
- Daniela Varela Luquetti; Fiscal Year: 2015..and environmental risk factors for microtia in children from the Andean region, more specifically from Ecuador, Bolivia and Colombia...
- Phenotypic and Genomic Characterization of Microtia in the Andean PopulationDaniela Varela Luquetti; Fiscal Year: 2012..and environmental risk factors for microtia in children from the Andean region, more specifically from Ecuador, Bolivia and Colombia...
- A Strategy for Developing and Institutionalizing Global Health Programs at NorthwRobert L Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2010..Health Team Projects for student research abroad;(6) faculty globalization grants;(7) new research sites in Bolivia and Rwanda;(8) planning grants for interdisciplinary faculty research;(10) Bringing the world to Northwestern, a ..
- Oscar Lanza; Fiscal Year: 2014..A Comprehensive Bolivia Specific Multi- level Research Ethics Education Program is central to providing a sustainable approach to ..
- GENETIC AND ECOLOGIC DIFFERENTIATION OF MALARIA VECTORSLEON LOUNIBOS; Fiscal Year: 1991..includes known or suspected vectors of human malaria in Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Suriname, Brazil and Bolivia. The project will also produce new tools for biosystematic determinations and investigate the importance of ..
- A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NON-SCIENTIFIC MEDICAL USEBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 1980..Data from Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, India, the Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Mexico, Morocco, Sierra Leone, Taiwan, Tunisia, West Malaysia,..
- Dissociating hypoxia from pathology in preeclampsia and*Stacy Zamudio; Fiscal Year: 2007..It is of unique public health significance to the collaborating Institution in Bolivia. Bolivia has the highest infant mortality in the western hemisphere, a 3-fold increase in maternal mortality from ..
- Preparation of Samples for Investigation of Biological Aging among the TsimaneEileen Crimmins; Fiscal Year: 2009..additional physiological processes and health outcomes from early childhood through old age among the Tsimane of Bolivia. The use of data for a population with a low life expectancy and an epidemiological environment reflecting ..
- MUCOSAL INFECTION WITH ARENAVIRUSIgor Lukashevich; Fiscal Year: 2000..Lassa fever virus in Africa and Machupo virus in Bolivia are two arenaviruses that have caused noteable outbreaks in the last few years...
- Breeding habitat of malaria vectorsGARY FRITZ; Fiscal Year: 2002..Although this study will provide important information regarding the epidemiology of malaria in a region of Bolivia, this project has more than simply local significance...
- HANTAVIRUS INFECTIONS--ECOLOGY, IMMUNITY AND TREATMENTFrederick Koster; Fiscal Year: 1999..Project will extend these ecologic studies to Machupo virus infection of rodents in Bolivia, and will test the hypothesis that Bolivian hemorrhagic fever outbreaks are restricted to a fraction of the ..
- Inequality, social capital and health in BolivaWilliam Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007..that changes parental income and village income inequality in a foraging-farming society of Amazonian Indians in Bolivia (Tsimane')...
- INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RESTRICTION AT HIGH ALTITUDESLORNA MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2001..This FIRCA expands and extends the research of the RO1 to Bolivia, a unique environment (altitudes as high as 4800 m), unique populations (persons of multi-generational high-..
- Screening and Risk Factors for Cogenital Chagas Disease in BoliviaRobert Gilman; Fiscal Year: 2008..We will also study the epidemiology of congenital Chagas disease in Santa Cruz, Bolivia and identify maternal and infant risk factors for congenital transmission of T...
- AN ANIMAL MODEL OF GLUCOCORTICOID RESISTANCEJonathan Scammell; Fiscal Year: 2007..In summary, these studies will provide important insight into the physiological role of FKBP51 while at the same time adding substantial value to the Squirrel Monkey Resource at the University of South Alabama. ..
- Altitude-induced hypoxia,IUGR and placental functionStacy Zamudio; Fiscal Year: 2006..Such work will aid substantially in elucidating the pathologies that involve placenta hypoxia, e.g., preeclampsia, diabetes and IUGR. ..
- GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF EPIDEMIC ALPHAVIRUS TRANSMISSIONStephen Higgs; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Salivary Potentiation of Arboviral InfectionsStephen Higgs; Fiscal Year: 2004..This knowledge may contribute towards the development of a mouse model for human dengue infections. ..
- Infectious Diseases From Nature: Mclaughlin SymposiumCLARENCE PETERS; Fiscal Year: 2004..g., hantavirus; mosquito-borne viruses, e.g. West Nile; filoviruses (e.g. Ebola); alphaviruses (Rift Valley Fever Viruses) and others, including HIV and SARS. ..
- Physiological Consequences of Hypoxia and Lung DiseasePeter Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas BarrierJohn West; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, at the more basic level, this research is devoted to a fundamental biological dilemma of the lung, namely how the blood-gas barrier combines extreme thinness with immense strength. [unreadable] [unreadable]..