bolivia

Summary

Summary: A country in central South America, located southwest of Brazil.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Diagnostic performance of tests based on Trypanosoma cruzi excreted-secreted antigens in an endemic area for Chagas' disease in Bolivia
    Carlos 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
  2. pmc Chapare virus, a newly discovered arenavirus isolated from a fatal hemorrhagic fever case in Bolivia
    Simon Delgado
    Centro de Salud de Eterazama, Cochabamba, Bolivia
    PLoS Pathog 4:e1000047. 2008
  3. ncbi Maternal Trypanosoma cruzi infection, pregnancy outcome, morbidity, and mortality of congenitally infected and non-infected newborns in Bolivia
    Faustino 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
  4. ncbi Mansonella ozzardi infection in Bolivia: prevalence and clinical associations in the Chaco region
    A Bartoloni
    Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 61:830-3. 1999
  5. ncbi 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 Indians
    E Deharo
    Institut de recherche pour le developpement IRD, CP 9214, La Paz, Bolivia
    J Ethnopharmacol 77:91-8. 2001
  6. pmc A new method for forensic DNA analysis of the blood meal in chagas disease vectors demonstrated using Triatoma infestans from Chuquisaca, Bolivia
    Juan Carlos Pizarro
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3585. 2008
  7. ncbi Efficacy of extended (six weeks) treatment with miltefosine for mucosal leishmaniasis in Bolivia
    Jaime Soto
    Centro de Investigaciones Bioclínicas de la Fundación FADER, Bogota, Colombia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:387-9. 2009
  8. pmc Detection of CTX-M-type beta-lactamase genes in fecal Escherichia coli isolates from healthy children in Bolivia and Peru
    Lucia Pallecchi
    Dipartimento di Biologia Molecolare, Sezione di Microbiologia, Universita di Siena, Siena, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4556-61. 2004
  9. ncbi Maternal education and child nutritional status in Bolivia: finding the links
    Michelle Bellessa Frost
    Office of Population Research, Wallace Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:395-407. 2005
  10. pmc Congenital Trypanosoma cruzi transmission in Santa Cruz, Bolivia
    Caryn Bern
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1667-74. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Rift Valley Fever Virus MP-12 Vaccine Completion
    CLARENCE PETERS; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Heterologous abs from llama and chicken egg yolk to prevent rotavirus diarrhea
    Linda J Saif; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. The Biodemographic Determinants of Life Span
    James R Carey; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Juan S Leon; Fiscal Year: 2014
  5. Robert H Gilman; Fiscal Year: 2014
  6. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Latin America
    Nancy A Carney; Fiscal Year: 2013
  7. Exploiting pathogen-induced cell death to create disease resistant plants:R01GM05
    Jean T Greenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Daniela Varela Luquetti; Fiscal Year: 2015
  9. Phenotypic and Genomic Characterization of Microtia in the Andean Population
    Daniela Varela Luquetti; Fiscal Year: 2012
  10. A Strategy for Developing and Institutionalizing Global Health Programs at Northw
    Robert L Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications265 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Diagnostic performance of tests based on Trypanosoma cruzi excreted-secreted antigens in an endemic area for Chagas' disease in Bolivia
    Carlos 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...
  2. pmc Chapare virus, a newly discovered arenavirus isolated from a fatal hemorrhagic fever case in Bolivia
    Simon Delgado
    Centro de Salud de Eterazama, Cochabamba, Bolivia
    PLoS Pathog 4:e1000047. 2008
    A small focus of hemorrhagic fever (HF) cases occurred near Cochabamba, Bolivia, in December 2003 and January 2004...
  3. ncbi Maternal Trypanosoma cruzi infection, pregnancy outcome, morbidity, and mortality of congenitally infected and non-infected newborns in Bolivia
    Faustino 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...
  4. ncbi Mansonella ozzardi infection in Bolivia: prevalence and clinical associations in the Chaco region
    A Bartoloni
    Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 61:830-3. 1999
    A cross-sectional survey carried out in the Chaco region of Bolivia showed that 26% (77 of 296) and 0...
  5. ncbi 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 Indians
    E 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...
  6. pmc A new method for forensic DNA analysis of the blood meal in chagas disease vectors demonstrated using Triatoma infestans from Chuquisaca, Bolivia
    Juan 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?..
  7. ncbi Efficacy of extended (six weeks) treatment with miltefosine for mucosal leishmaniasis in Bolivia
    Jaime 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...
  8. pmc Detection of CTX-M-type beta-lactamase genes in fecal Escherichia coli isolates from healthy children in Bolivia and Peru
    Lucia 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...
  9. ncbi Maternal education and child nutritional status in Bolivia: finding the links
    Michelle Bellessa Frost
    Office of Population Research, Wallace Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:395-407. 2005
    This study models various pathways linking maternal education and child nutritional status in Bolivia, using a national sample of children...
  10. pmc Congenital Trypanosoma cruzi transmission in Santa Cruz, Bolivia
    Caryn Bern
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1667-74. 2009
    We 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.
  11. pmc First report of widespread wild populations of Triatoma infestans (Reduviidae, Triatominae) in the valleys of La Paz, Bolivia
    Rosio 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...
  12. pmc Ethnobotanical knowledge is associated with indices of child health in the Bolivian Amazon
    T 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 ..
  13. ncbi Mortality experience of Tsimane Amerindians of Bolivia: regional variation and temporal trends
    Michael 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 ..
  14. ncbi Risk factors and consequences of congenital Chagas disease in Yacuiba, south Bolivia
    N 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...
  15. doi Epidemiological evaluation of Chagas disease in a rural area of southern Bolivia
    Jean 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...
  16. doi Cultural significance of medicinal plant families and species among Quechua farmers in Apillapampa, Bolivia
    Evert 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...
  17. pmc Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in a Chilean patient with recent travel in Bolivia
    R 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 ..
  18. pmc 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 America
    Lucia Pallecchi
    Dipartimento di Biologia Molecolare, Sezione di Microbiologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Siena, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:2720-5. 2007
    A 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 ..
  19. doi Cluster-sample surveys and lot quality assurance sampling to evaluate yellow fever immunisation coverage following a national campaign, Bolivia, 2007
    Lorenzo Pezzoli
    European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training, European Centre for Disease Control, Stockholm, Sweden
    Trop Med Int Health 14:355-61. 2009
    To 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%).
  20. ncbi Household food insecurity and food expenditure in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, And the Philippines
    Hugo 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...
  21. ncbi High endemicity of human fascioliasis between Lake Titicaca and La Paz valley, Bolivia
    J 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...
  22. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA diversity in the Llanos de Moxos: Moxo, Movima and Yuracare Amerindian populations from Bolivia lowlands
    F Bert
    Departament de Biologie Animal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Hum Biol 31:9-28. 2004
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  23. ncbi Impact of community organization of women on perinatal outcomes in rural Bolivia
    K 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...
  24. ncbi Soil-transmitted helminth infections at very high altitude in Bolivia
    A 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...
  25. ncbi Correlates of adolescent pregnancy in La Paz, Bolivia: findings from a quantitative-qualitative study
    Varja 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...
  26. ncbi 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, Bolivia
    Lorena Soleto
    Centro Nacional de Enfermedades Tropicales CENETROP, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:26-30. 2003
    To 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.
  27. ncbi Demography, hunting ecology, and pathogen exposure of domestic dogs in the Isoso of Bolivia
    Christine 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...
  28. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of a point-of-care syphilis test when used among pregnant women in Bolivia
    F 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...
  29. ncbi Congenital Chagas disease in Bolivia is not associated with DNA polymorphism of Trypanosoma cruzi
    Myrna 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...
  30. pmc PCR reveals significantly higher rates of Trypanosoma cruzi infection than microscopy in the Chagas vector, Triatoma infestans: high rates found in Chuquisaca, Bolivia
    Juan Carlos Pizarro
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 04505, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:66. 2007
    The 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 ..
  31. doi Livestock vaccine adoption among poor farmers in Bolivia: remembering innovation diffusion theory
    Claire Heffernan
    Livestock Development Group, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AT, UK
    Vaccine 26:2433-42. 2008
    The paper explores the low uptake of livestock vaccination among poor farming communities in Bolivia utilising core elements of the original innovation diffusion theory...
  32. ncbi Urban transmission of Chagas disease in Cochabamba, Bolivia
    N 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. 2008
    Chagas 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...
  33. doi Sensitivity and specificity of Chagas Stat-Pak test in Bolivia
    Jean 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...
  34. doi Neutralization of Bothrops mattogrossensis snake venom from Bolivia: experimental evaluation of llama and donkey antivenoms produced by caprylic acid precipitation
    Gil Patrick Fernández
    Laboratorio de Producción de Antiveninas, Instituto Nacional de Laboratorios de Salud, La Paz, Bolivia
    Toxicon 55:642-5. 2010
    Polyspecific 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...
  35. doi Does antenatal care facilitate utilization of emergency obstetric care? A case-referent study of near-miss morbidity in Bolivia
    Mattias 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...
  36. pmc Quality of drinking-water at source and point-of-consumption--drinking cup as a high potential recontamination risk: a field study in Bolivia
    Simonne 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...
  37. ncbi Epilepsy, cysticercosis, and toxocariasis: a population-based case-control study in rural Bolivia
    A Nicoletti
    Institute of Neurological Science, University of Catania, Italy
    Neurology 58:1256-61. 2002
    To 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.
  38. ncbi Leishmaniases in Bolivia: comprehensive review and current status
    Ana 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 ..
  39. pmc Increasing resistance in commensal Escherichia coli, Bolivia and Peru
    Alessandro Bartoloni
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:338-40. 2008
  40. ncbi Trypanosoma cruzi (Kinetoplastida Trypanosomatidae): ecology of the transmission cycle in the wild environment of the Andean valley of Cochabamba, Bolivia
    Mirko Rojas Cortez
    Departamento de Protozoologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil 4365, CP 21045 900 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 114:305-13. 2006
    An 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...
  41. ncbi Lack of molluscan host diversity and the transmission of an emerging parasitic disease in Bolivia
    C 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...
  42. pmc Maternal and congenital syphilis programmes: case studies in Bolivia, Kenya and South Africa
    Bidia 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...
  43. ncbi Are mosquitoes diverted from repellent-using individuals to non-users? Results of a field study in Bolivia
    S 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...
  44. doi Influence of helminth infections on childhood nutritional status in lowland Bolivia
    S 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 ..
  45. pmc Feasibility, drug safety, and effectiveness of etiological treatment programs for Chagas disease in Honduras, Guatemala, and Bolivia: 10-year experience of Médecins Sans Frontières
    Oliver 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.
  46. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA diversity of the Amerindian populations living in the Andean Piedmont of Bolivia: Chimane, Moseten, Aymara and Quechua
    Alfons 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...
  47. pmc A physiological time analysis of the duration of the gonotrophic cycle of Anopheles pseudopunctipennis and its implications for malaria transmission in Bolivia
    Frédéric 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...
  48. pmc Early initiation of and exclusive breastfeeding in large-scale community-based programmes in Bolivia and Madagascar
    Elizabeth 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...
  49. ncbi High prevalence of acquired antimicrobial resistance unrelated to heavy antimicrobial consumption
    Alessandro 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...
  50. ncbi Preventing diarrhoea with household ceramic water filters: assessment of a pilot project in Bolivia
    Thomas F Clasen
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:231-9. 2006
    In 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 ..
  51. ncbi Active dispersal by wild Triatoma infestans in the Bolivian Andes
    Wilfrid 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...
  52. ncbi Use of a rapid test on umbilical cord blood to screen for Trypanosoma cruzi infection in pregnant women in Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, and Mexico
    Sergio 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. 2008
    We 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 ..
  53. doi New insights on the spread of Triatoma infestans from Bolivia--implications for Chagas disease emergence in the southern cone
    M 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...
  54. doi Optimization of a semi-nested multiplex PCR to identify Plasmodium parasites in wild-caught Anopheles in Bolivia, and its application to field epidemiological studies
    Frederic 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...
  55. ncbi Hemoglobin correction factors for estimating the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women residing at high altitudes in Bolivia
    J 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)...
  56. ncbi Integrate study of a Bolivian population infected by Trypanosoma cruzi, the agent of Chagas disease
    Simone Frédérique Brenière
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:289-95. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi Epilepsy and neurocysticercosis in rural Bolivia: a population-based survey
    Alessandra 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...
  58. doi Priorities in emergency obstetric care in Bolivia--maternal mortality and near-miss morbidity in metropolitan La Paz
    M Rööst
    International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
    BJOG 116:1210-7. 2009
    To document the frequency and causes of maternal mortality and severe (near-miss) morbidity in metropolitan La Paz, Bolivia.
  59. pmc Breastfeeding intentions, patterns, and determinants in infants visiting hospitals in La Paz, Bolivia
    Jonas 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...
  60. ncbi Patterns of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance among healthy children in Bolivia
    A Bartoloni
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, Universita di Firenze, Italy
    Trop Med Int Health 3:116-23. 1998
    To 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.
  61. ncbi A first case of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania (Viannia) lainsoni in Bolivia
    E Martinez
    , CP 9214, La Paz, Bolivia, , , C. Rafael Zubieta No. 1889, La Paz, Bolivia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:375-7. 2001
    We 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, ..
  62. ncbi Adult and nymphs of Microtriatoma trinidadensis (Lent, 1951) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) caught from peridomestic environment in Bolivia
    J 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...
  63. ncbi Patients hospitalised in Bolivia with pulmonary tuberculosis: risk factors for dying
    R Abós-Hernández
    Primary Health Care Division, Catalonian Health Service and International Clinical Epidemiological Network, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:470-4. 2002
    The adult tuberculosis ward of a public hospital in the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
  64. ncbi [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...
  65. ncbi Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements among resource-poor women in Bolivia
    Elizabeth 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...
  66. ncbi A participatory assessment to identify strategies for improved cervical cancer prevention and treatment in Bolivia
    Ilana G Dzuba
    EngenderHealth, New York City, NY, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:53-63. 2005
  67. ncbi Perceived insufficient milk as a barrier to optimal infant feeding: examples from Bolivia
    Margaret 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...
  68. ncbi Recovery of forest structure and spectral properties after selective logging in lowland Bolivia
    Eben 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...
  69. ncbi Analysis of the operational costs of using rapid syphilis tests for the detection of maternal syphilis in Bolivia and Mozambique
    Carol 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...
  70. doi Transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes among Japanese immigrants and natives in Bolivia
    Anis 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...
  71. pmc Rural campaign to diagnose and treat mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in Bolivia
    J P Dedet
    Instituto Boliviano de Biologia de Altura, La Paz
    Bull World Health Organ 73:339-45. 1995
    Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (MCL) is endemic in the tropical Amazonian lowlands of Bolivia, an area that regularly receives influxes of migratory populations...
  72. ncbi Major mitochondrial DNA haplotype heterogeneity in highland and lowland Amerindian populations from Bolivia
    F 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...
  73. ncbi Diabetes in Bolivia
    A 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. 2001
    To measure the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension, obesity, and related risk factors in major cities in Bolivia.
  74. pmc Epidemiology of urban canine rabies, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 1972-1997
    Marc Alain Widdowson
    Unidad Nacional de Epidemiologia Veterinaria, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:458-61. 2002
    We 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...
  75. ncbi The relationship between prenatal care and subsequent modern contraceptive use in Bolivia, Egypt and Thailand
    A 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.
  76. pmc Breastfeeding in Bolivia - information and attitudes
    Jonas 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...
  77. ncbi Prevalence of Parkinson's disease: a door-to-door survey in rural Bolivia
    A Nicoletti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 10:19-21. 2003
    A 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...
  78. ncbi A comparison of traditional healers' medicinal plant knowledge in the Bolivian Andes and Amazon
    Ina 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...
  79. ncbi Program note: Using UN process indicators to assess needs in emergency obstetric services: Bolivia, El Salvador and Honduras
    P 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 ..
  80. ncbi 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. 2007
    The 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, ..
  81. ncbi Health evaluation of free-ranging and captive blue-fronted Amazon parrots (Amazona aestiva) in the Gran chaco, Bolivia
    Sharon L Deem
    Field Veterinary Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York 10460, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:598-605. 2005
    b>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...
  82. ncbi Self-perceived oral health status and influencing factors of the elderly residents of a peri-urban area of La Paz, Bolivia
    Juan Ugarte
    Department of Public Health, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Dent J 57:19-26. 2007
    To 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.
  83. doi Perceptions of quality of reproductive care services in Bolivia: use of photo prompts and surveys as an impetus for change
    Deborah 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)...
  84. doi The co-occurrence of intimate partner violence and syphilis among pregnant women in Bolivia
    Claudia 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.
  85. ncbi Sequence analysis of the rDNA internal transcribed spacer 2 and polymerase chain reaction identification of Anopheles fluminensis (Diptera: Culicidae: Anopheles) in Bolivia
    Corey 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 ..
  86. ncbi Thirty years of land-cover change in Bolivia
    Timothy J Killeen
    Center for Applied Biodiversity Science at Conservation International, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ambio 36:600-6. 2007
    Land-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 ..
  87. ncbi [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 ..
  88. doi Why no adult stunting penalty or height premium? Estimates from native Amazonians in Bolivia
    Ricardo 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)...
  89. ncbi Prevalence of stroke : a door-to-door survey in rural Bolivia
    A Nicoletti
    Institute of Neurological Science, University of Catania, and the Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Stroke 31:882-5. 2000
    We 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...
  90. pmc Maternal and congenital syphilis in Bolivia, 1996: prevalence and risk factors
    K 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.
  91. ncbi Dermatobia hominis myiasis: an emerging disease among travelers to the Amazon basin of Bolivia
    Eli Schwartz
    The Center for Geographic Medicine and the Depatment of Medicine C, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Travel Med 9:97-9. 2002
  92. ncbi Domiciliation process of Rhodnius stali (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Alto Beni, La Paz, Bolivia
    A 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,..
  93. ncbi Interruption of indigenous measles transmission in Bolivia since October 2000
    Rosario Quiroga
    National Vaccination Program, Ministry of Health, Bolivia
    J Infect Dis 187:S121-6. 2003
    Measles 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...
  94. ncbi Predictors of C-reactive protein in Tsimane' 2 to 15 year-olds in lowland Bolivia
    T 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 ..
  95. ncbi Genomic characterization of HBV genotype F in Bolivia: genotype F subgenotypes correlate with geographic distribution and T(1858) variant
    T 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...
  96. ncbi Nutritional status of Amerindian children from the Beni River (lowland Bolivia) as related to environmental, maternal and dietary factors
    Eric Benefice
    Instituto SELADIS Facultad de Ciencias Farmacéuticas y Bioquímicas, Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz, Bolivia
    Public Health Nutr 9:327-35. 2006
    To 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.
  97. ncbi Demonstrating public health at work: a demonstration project of congenital syphilis prevention efforts in Bolivia
    Sandra G Garcia
    The Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Sex Transm Dis 34:S37-41. 2007
    We introduced syphilis immunochromatic strip (ICS) tests into antenatal care (ANC) settings in Bolivia and evaluated feasibility, patient and provider acceptability, and introduction costs...
  98. ncbi [Maternal and congenital syphilis in four provinces in Bolivia]
    Rita Revollo
    Proyecto Sífilis Materna Population Council, Bolivia
    Salud Publica Mex 49:422-8. 2007
    Assess frequencies of maternal and congenital syphilis, mother-child transmission and variables associated with syphilis in six urban hospitals in Bolivia.
  99. doi Rabies-vaccination coverage and profiles of the owned-dog population in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
    K 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...
  100. doi Differences in influence patterns between groups predicting the adoption of a solar disinfection technology for drinking water in Bolivia
    Stephanie 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...
  101. doi The effectiveness of market-based conservation in the tropics: forest certification in Ecuador and Bolivia
    Johannes 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 ..

Research Grants30

  1. Rift Valley Fever Virus MP-12 Vaccine Completion
    CLARENCE PETERS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. Heterologous abs from llama and chicken egg yolk to prevent rotavirus diarrhea
    Linda 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...
  3. The Biodemographic Determinants of Life Span
    James 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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)...
  6. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Latin America
    Nancy A Carney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It will take place in five trauma centers;three in Argentina, one in Bolivia, and one in Ecuador...
  7. Exploiting pathogen-induced cell death to create disease resistant plants:R01GM05
    Jean T Greenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (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...
  8. 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...
  9. Phenotypic and Genomic Characterization of Microtia in the Andean Population
    Daniela Varela Luquetti; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and environmental risk factors for microtia in children from the Andean region, more specifically from Ecuador, Bolivia and Colombia...
  10. A Strategy for Developing and Institutionalizing Global Health Programs at Northw
    Robert 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 ..
  11. Oscar Lanza; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..A Comprehensive Bolivia Specific Multi- level Research Ethics Education Program is central to providing a sustainable approach to ..
  12. GENETIC AND ECOLOGIC DIFFERENTIATION OF MALARIA VECTORS
    LEON 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 ..
  13. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NON-SCIENTIFIC MEDICAL USE
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Data from Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, India, the Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Mexico, Morocco, Sierra Leone, Taiwan, Tunisia, West Malaysia,..
  14. 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 ..
  15. Preparation of Samples for Investigation of Biological Aging among the Tsimane
    Eileen 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 ..
  16. MUCOSAL INFECTION WITH ARENAVIRUS
    Igor 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...
  17. Breeding habitat of malaria vectors
    GARY 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...
  18. HANTAVIRUS INFECTIONS--ECOLOGY, IMMUNITY AND TREATMENT
    Frederick 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 ..
  19. Inequality, social capital and health in Boliva
    William Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..that changes parental income and village income inequality in a foraging-farming society of Amazonian Indians in Bolivia (Tsimane')...
  20. INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RESTRICTION AT HIGH ALTITUDES
    LORNA 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-..
  21. Screening and Risk Factors for Cogenital Chagas Disease in Bolivia
    Robert 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...
  22. AN ANIMAL MODEL OF GLUCOCORTICOID RESISTANCE
    Jonathan 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. ..
  23. Altitude-induced hypoxia,IUGR and placental function
    Stacy Zamudio; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such work will aid substantially in elucidating the pathologies that involve placenta hypoxia, e.g., preeclampsia, diabetes and IUGR. ..
  24. GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF EPIDEMIC ALPHAVIRUS TRANSMISSION
    Stephen Higgs; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Salivary Potentiation of Arboviral Infections
    Stephen Higgs; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This knowledge may contribute towards the development of a mouse model for human dengue infections. ..
  26. Infectious Diseases From Nature: Mclaughlin Symposium
    CLARENCE 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. ..
  27. Physiological Consequences of Hypoxia and Lung Disease
    Peter Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas Barrier
    John 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]..