peru

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Summary: A country in western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, and located between Chile and Ecuador.

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  1. Pallecchi L, Riccobono E, Mantella A, Bartalesi F, Sennati S, Gamboa H, et al. High prevalence of qnr genes in commensal enterobacteria from healthy children in Peru and Bolivia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009;53:2632-5 pubmed publisher
    ..lower level, of qnrS (14%) was discovered in pools of commensal enterobacteria from 310 healthy children living in Peru and Bolivia, using a metagenomic approach...
  2. Biddle J, Fitz Gibbon S, Schuster S, Brenchley J, House C. Metagenomic signatures of the Peru Margin subseafloor biosphere show a genetically distinct environment. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:10583-8 pubmed publisher
    ..the subject of debate in terms of the composition of its microbial inhabitants, particularly on sediments from the Peru Margin...
  3. Wang M, Castillo M, Montano S, Zunt J. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children in Peru. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009;28:900-3 pubmed publisher
    ..study of HIV-infected children initiating HAART between 2001 and 2006 at a tertiary pediatric hospital in Lima, Peru. Charts were reviewed for 1 year after HAART initiation...
  4. Whittembury A, Ramirez G, Hernandez H, Ropero A, Waterman S, Ticona M, et al. Viscerotropic disease following yellow fever vaccination in Peru. Vaccine. 2009;27:5974-81 pubmed publisher
    ..viscerotropic disease (YEL-AVD) clustered in space and time following a vaccination campaign in Ica, Peru in 2007...
  5. Bussmann R, Glenn A, Meyer K, Kuhlman A, Townesmith A. Herbal mixtures in traditional medicine in Northern Peru. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2010;6:10 pubmed publisher
    The investigation of plant mixtures used in traditional medicine in Northern Peru yielded a total of 974 herbal preparations used to treat 164 different afflictions...
  6. von Meltzer M, Vasquez S, Sun J, Wendt U, May A, Gerlich W, et al. A new clade of hepatitis B virus subgenotype F1 from Peru with unusual properties. Virus Genes. 2008;37:225-30 pubmed publisher
    ..We analysed nine sera from HBV carriers from Peru. Using the small hepatitis B surface protein HBs, all samples could be grouped to genotype F...
  7. Williams H, Vincent Mark A, Herrera Y, Chang O. A retrospective analysis of the change in anti-malarial treatment policy: Peru. Malar J. 2009;8:85 pubmed publisher
    ..understand the wider context in which national malaria treatment guidelines were formulated in a specific country (Peru)...
  8. Hurtado Gonzales O, Aragon Caballero L, Apaza Tapia W, Donahoo R, Lamour K. Survival and spread of Phytophthora capsici in Coastal Peru. Phytopathology. 2008;98:688-94 pubmed publisher
    Phytophthora capsici is a soilborne pathogen that causes significant losses to pepper production in Peru. Our objective was to investigate the mechanisms by which P. capsici is able to survive and spread...
  9. Laguna Torres V, Gomez J, Ocaña V, Aguilar P, Saldarriaga T, Chavez E, et al. Influenza-like illness sentinel surveillance in Peru. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e6118 pubmed publisher
    ..lineages of influenza A H1N1, one lineage of influenza A H3N2, and two lineages of influenza B were circulating in Peru during the course of this study...

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  1. Bonilla C, Crossa A, Jave H, Mitnick C, Jamanca R, Herrera C, et al. Management of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Peru: cure is possible. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e2957 pubmed publisher
  2. Rocha C, Morrison A, Forshey B, Blair P, Olson J, Stancil J, et al. Comparison of two active surveillance programs for the detection of clinical dengue cases in Iquitos, Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009;80:656-60 pubmed
    Endemic dengue transmission has been documented in the Amazonian city of Iquitos, Peru, since the early 1990s...
  3. Paz Soldan V, Lee F, Carcamo C, Holmes K, Garnett G, Garcia P. Who is getting Pap smears in urban Peru?. Int J Epidemiol. 2008;37:862-9 pubmed publisher
    ..usually preventable by Pap smear screening, remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in Peru. The percentages and characteristics of women in Peru who have or have not had a Pap smear have not been defined...
  4. Klaus H, Spencer Larsen C, Tam M. Economic intensification and degenerative joint disease: life and labor on the postcontact north coast of Peru. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2009;139:204-21 pubmed publisher
    This study tests the hypothesis that the colonial economy of the Lambayeque region of northern coastal Peru was associated with a mechanically strenuous lifestyle among the indigenous Mochica population...
  5. Espinoza Y, Huapaya P, Roldán W, Jimenez S, Abanto E, Rojas C, et al. Seroprevalence of human toxocariasis in Andean communities from the Northeast of Lima, Peru. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2010;52:31-6 pubmed
    ..was to assess the seroprevalence of human toxocariasis in three Andean communities from the Northeast of Lima, Peru. A total of 303 subjects including children and adults were studied and blood samples were collected to detect anti-..
  6. Paul K, Garcia P, Giesel A, Holmes K, Hitti J. Generation C: prevalence of and risk factors for chlamydia trachomatis among adolescents and young women in Lima, Peru. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009;18:1419-24 pubmed publisher
    ..with both traditional STI risk factors, and partner and partnership-related factors among low-income women in Lima, Peru, by age group...
  7. Sutton P, Neyra V, Hernandez J, Branch O. Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in the Peruvian Amazon: propagation of complex, multiple allele-type infections without super-infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009;81:950-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest propagation of mixed infections by multiple inocula, not super-infection, implying decade-long opportunity for outcrossing in these mixed infections. ..
  8. Espinosa D, Boggild A, Deborggraeve S, Laurent T, Valencia C, Pacheco R, et al. Leishmania OligoC-TesT as a simple, rapid, and standardized tool for molecular diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Peru. J Clin Microbiol. 2009;47:2560-3 pubmed publisher
    ..patients presenting at the leishmaniasis clinic of the Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Peru. On the basis of parasitological detection and the leishmanin skin test (LST), patients were classified as (i) ..
  9. Cárdenas Quintana H, Sánchez Abanto J, Roldán Arbieto L, Mendoza Tasayco F. [Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in people 20 years old and more. Peru, 2005]. Rev Esp Salud Publica. 2009;83:257-65 pubmed
    ..3% in women which is higher (p <0.05) than 16.6% in men. Abdominal obesity was more prevalent on Peruvian population. The risk of MS on Peruvian population increases gradually with age and decreases while poverty is accentuated. ..
  10. Quispe N, Feria E, Santos Fortuna E, Caterino de Araujo A. Confirming the presence of HTLV-1 infection and the absence of HTLV-2 in blood donors from Arequipa, Peru. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2009;51:25-9 pubmed
    Epidemiological studies conducted in Peru disclosed HTLV-1 to be prevalent in different ethnic groups, and found HTLV-2 in some Amazonian Indians and in men who have sex with men...
  11. Turell M, Sardelis M, Jones J, Watts D, Fernandez R, Carbajal F, et al. Seasonal distribution, biology, and human attraction patterns of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in a rural village and adjacent forested site near Iquitos, Peru. J Med Entomol. 2008;45:1165-72 pubmed
    ..as part of a field-ecology study of arboviral and malarial activity in the Amazon Basin, Loreto Department, Peru, to determine the relative abundance, species diversity, and seasonal and vertical distributions of potential ..
  12. Boggild A, Miranda Verastegui C, Espinosa D, Arevalo J, Martinez Medina D, Llanos Cuentas A, et al. Optimization of microculture and evaluation of miniculture for the isolation of Leishmania parasites from cutaneous lesions in Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008;79:847-52 pubmed
    ..Consecutive patients who came to the Leishmaniasis Clinic, Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, were enrolled...
  13. Ochoa T, Ecker L, Barletta F, Mispireta M, Gil A, Contreras C, et al. Age-related susceptibility to infection with diarrheagenic Escherichia coli among infants from Periurban areas in Lima, Peru. Clin Infect Dis. 2009;49:1694-702 pubmed publisher
    ..We conducted a passive surveillance cohort study of diarrhea that involved 1034 children aged 2-12 months in Lima, Peru. Control stool samples were collected from randomly selected children without diarrhea...
  14. Stewart D, Dorado L, Diaz Granados N, Rondon M, Saavedra J, Posada Villa J, et al. Examining gender equity in health policies in a low- (Peru), middle- (Colombia), and high- (Canada) income country in the Americas. J Public Health Policy. 2009;30:439-54 pubmed publisher
    ..This study selected and measured the existence of gender-sensitive health policies in a low- (Peru), middle- (Colombia), and high (Canada)-income country in the Americas...
  15. Gálvez Buccollini J, Paz Soldan V, Herrera P, DeLea S, Gilman R. Gender differences in sex-related alcohol expectancies in young adults from a peri-urban area in Lima, Peru. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2009;25:499-505 pubmed
    ..part of a questionnaire to 393 men and 400 women between 18 and 30 years old from a peri-urban shantytown in Lima, Peru. The remaining questions were self-administered...
  16. Torres Vigil I, Aday L, Reyes Gibby C, De Lima L, Herrera A, Mendoza T, et al. Health care providers' assessments of the quality of advanced-cancer care in Latin American medical institutions: a comparison of predictors in five countries: Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and Peru. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2008;22:7-20 pubmed
    ..A convenience sample of 777 physicians and nurses who treat cancer patients in Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and Peru were surveyed...
  17. Leon S, Konda K, Bernstein K, Pajuelo J, Rosasco A, Caceres C, et al. Trichomonas vaginalis infection and associated risk factors in a socially-marginalized female population in coastal Peru. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2009;2009:752437 pubmed publisher
  18. Gomez Beloz A, Williams M, Sanchez S, Lam N. Intimate partner violence and risk for depression among postpartum women in Lima, Peru. Violence Vict. 2009;24:380-98 pubmed
    A cross-sectional study of 2,317 women who delivered at Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal, Lima, Peru, was carried out to evaluate risk of depression in relation to maternal experience with intimate partner violence (IPV) before and ..
  19. Hurtado Gonzales O, Aragon Caballero L, Flores Torres J, Man in t Veld W, Lamour K. Molecular comparison of natural hybrids of Phytophthora nicotianae and P. cactorum infecting loquat trees in Peru and Taiwan. Mycologia. 2009;101:496-502 pubmed
    Natural Phytophthora hybrids (P. nicotianae x P. cactorum) infecting loquat in Peru and Taiwan were characterized with AFLP (amplified fragment length polymorphism) markers, the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region and the phenol acid ..
  20. Arnaiz Villena A, Gonzalez Alcos V, Serrano Vela J, Reguera R, Barbolla L, Parga Lozano C, et al. HLA genes in Uros from Titikaka Lake, Peru: origin and relationship with other Amerindians and worldwide populations. Int J Immunogenet. 2009;36:159-67 pubmed publisher
    Uros population from the Titikaka Lake live in about 42 floating reed ('totora') islands in front of Puno City (Peru) at a 4000 m high altiplano...
  21. Tinta M. Legal consequences for torture in children cases: the Gomez Paquiyauri Brothers vs Peru case. Torture. 2009;19:118-31 pubmed
    ..at the hands of Peruvian Police in 1991, under the Fujimori Administration at a time when the internal war in Peru was at its peak...
  22. Miranda Verastegui C, Tulliano G, Gyorkos T, Calderon W, Rahme E, Ward B, et al. First-line therapy for human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Peru using the TLR7 agonist imiquimod in combination with pentavalent antimony. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009;3:e491 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated if pentavalent antimony (an anti-parasitic drug) combined with imiquimod (an immunomodulator) was more effective than pentavalent antimony alone in patients who had not previously been treated...
  23. Leon S, Konda K, Klausner J, Jones F, Caceres C, Coates T. Chlamydia trachomatis infection and associated risk factors in a low-income marginalized urban population in coastal Peru. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2009;26:39-45 pubmed
    ..CT) infection prevalence and associated risk factors among a low-income marginalized urban population in Peru. Between April 2003 and April 2005, men and women at high-risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were ..
  24. Torres K, Clark E, Hernandez J, Soto Cornejo K, Gamboa D, Branch O. Antibody response dynamics to the Plasmodium falciparum conserved vaccine candidate antigen, merozoite surface protein-1 C-terminal 19kD (MSP1-19kD), in Peruvians exposed to hypoendemic malaria transmission. Malar J. 2008;7:173 pubmed publisher
    ..A greater immune capacity might contribute to the frequent asymptomatic P. falciparum infections in this Peruvian population. ..
  25. Paz Soldan V, Stoddard S, Vazquez Prokopec G, Morrison A, Elder J, Kitron U, et al. Assessing and maximizing the acceptability of global positioning system device use for studying the role of human movement in dengue virus transmission in Iquitos, Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;82:723-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Fifteen focus group discussions stratified by sex, age, and motherhood status were conducted in 2008 in Iquitos, Peru. All participants said they would accept using a GPS unit for study purposes for 2-4 weeks...
  26. Krapp F, Véliz J, Cornejo E, Gotuzzo E, Seas C. Bodyweight gain to predict treatment outcome in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2008;12:1153-9 pubmed
    Tuberculosis control programmes of two health care centres in the central rainforest of Peru. To evaluate if bodyweight gain (BWG) predicts treatment outcome in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB)...
  27. Arning E, Birgel D, Brunner B, Peckmann J. Bacterial formation of phosphatic laminites off Peru. Geobiology. 2009;7:295-307 pubmed publisher
    Authigenic phosphatic laminites enclosed in phosphorite crusts from the shelf off Peru (10 degrees 01' S and 10 degrees 24' S) consist of carbonate fluorapatite layers, which contain abundant sulfide minerals including pyrite (FeS(2)) and ..
  28. Robles S, Ferreccio C, Tsu V, Winkler J, Almonte M, Bingham A, et al. Assessing participation of women in a cervical cancer screening program in Peru. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2009;25:189-95 pubmed
    ..In November 2000, a new cervical cancer screening program was introduced in the Region of San Martin, Peru. A total of 107 683 women, ages 25-49, were eligible for screening...
  29. Caceres C, Mendoza W. The national response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Peru: accomplishments and gaps--a review. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009;51 Suppl 1:S60-6 pubmed publisher
    In Peru, after the first case of AIDS was reported in 1983, nearly 20,000 AIDS cases have been notified to date and between 20,000 and 79,000 persons are estimated to be living with HIV...
  30. Clark J, Konda K, Segura E, Salvatierra H, Leon S, Hall E, et al. Risk factors for the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men infected with HIV in Lima, Peru. Sex Transm Infect. 2008;84:449-54 pubmed publisher
    ..status and sexual risk behaviour among men who have sex with men (MSM) infected with HIV attending an STI clinic in Peru. We recruited a convenience sample of 559 MSM from a municipal STI clinic in Lima, Peru...
  31. Moro P, Nakao M, Ito A, Schantz P, Cavero C, Cabrera L. Molecular identification of Echinococcus isolates from Peru. Parasitol Int. 2009;58:184-6 pubmed publisher
    Genetic variations in tapeworms causing cystic echinococcosis in Peru were investigated...
  32. Kato H, Caceres A, Gomez E, Mimori T, Uezato H, Marco J, et al. Molecular mass screening to incriminate sand fly vectors of Andean-type cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ecuador and Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008;79:719-21 pubmed
    Sand flies from the Andean areas of Ecuador and Peru were examined for Leishmania infections by using our recently established molecular mass screening method...
  33. Forshey B, Morrison A, Cruz C, Rocha C, Vilcarromero S, Guevara C, et al. Dengue virus serotype 4, northeastern Peru, 2008. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:1815-8 pubmed publisher
    In 2008, dengue virus serotype 4 (DENV-4) emerged in northeastern Peru, causing a large outbreak and displacing DENV-3, which had predominated for the previous 6 years...
  34. Perales M, Cripe S, Lam N, Sanchez S, Sanchez E, Williams M. Prevalence, types, and pattern of intimate partner violence among pregnant women in Lima, Peru. Violence Against Women. 2009;15:224-50 pubmed publisher
    ..and pattern of intimate partner violence (IPV) during lifetime and current pregnancy for 2,392 women in Lima, Peru. The reported lifetime prevalence of any IPV (physical, sexual, or emotional) is 45.1%...
  35. Oberste M, Gotuzzo E, Blair P, Nix W, Ksiazek T, Comer J, et al. Human febrile illness caused by encephalomyocarditis virus infection, Peru. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:640-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Etiologic studies of acute febrile disease were conducted in sites across South America, including Cusco and Iquitos, Peru. Patients' clinical signs and symptoms were recorded, and acute- and convalescent-phase serum samples were obtained ..
  36. Cama V, Bern C, Roberts J, Cabrera L, Sterling C, Ortega Y, et al. Cryptosporidium species and subtypes and clinical manifestations in children, Peru. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008;14:1567-74 pubmed publisher
    ..we studied a 4-year longitudinal birth cohort of 533 children in Peru. A total of 156 infection episodes were found in 109 children. Data from first infections showed that C...
  37. Franke M, Munoz M, Finnegan K, Zeladita J, Sebastian J, Bayona J, et al. Validation and abbreviation of an HIV stigma scale in an adult spanish-speaking population in urban Peru. AIDS Behav. 2010;14:189-99 pubmed publisher
    ..study was to validate the Spanish version of the Berger HIV Stigma Scale in an urban Spanish-speaking population in Peru and create a valid and reliable abridged version of the scale...
  38. Ghersi B, Blazes D, Icochea E, Gonzalez R, Kochel T, Tinoco Y, et al. Avian influenza in wild birds, central coast of Peru. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:935-8 pubmed publisher
    ..wild birds in South America, we collected and tested environmental fecal samples from birds along the coast of Peru, June 2006-December 2007...
  39. Kristiansson C, Grape M, Gotuzzo E, Samalvides F, Chauca J, Larsson M, et al. Socioeconomic factors and antibiotic use in relation to antimicrobial resistance in the Amazonian area of Peru. Scand J Infect Dis. 2009;41:303-12 pubmed publisher
    ..SES) and household characteristics in the urban communities of Yurimaguas and Moyobamba in the Amazonian area of Peru. Caregivers of 1598 children were interviewed using a structured questionnaire in a cross-sectional survey...
  40. Moro P, Shah J, Li O, Gilman R, Harris N, Moro M. Short report: serologic evidence of human ehrlichiosis in Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009;80:242-4 pubmed
    ..ehrlichiosis caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Anaplasma phagocytophilum was performed in different regions of Peru by using indirect immunofluorescence assays (IFAs)...
  41. Shore S. Use of an economical wheelchair in India and Peru: impact on health and function. Med Sci Monit. 2008;14:PH71-9 pubmed
    ..188 recipients of the Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM) wheelchair in India and Peru were surveyed in their local setting and language by social workers...
  42. Clark A, Walker D, Mosqueira N, Penny M, Lanata C, Fox Rushby J, et al. Cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in peru. J Infect Dis. 2009;200 Suppl 1:S114-24 pubmed publisher
    ..the oral rotavirus vaccine Rotarix (GlaxoSmithKline), 1 of 2 recently developed vaccines against rotavirus, in Peru. We modeled the cost-effectiveness of adding a rotavirus vaccine to the Peruvian immunization program under 3 ..
  43. Odonne G, Bourdy G, Castillo D, Estevez Y, Lancha Tangoa A, Alban Castillo J, et al. Ta'ta', Huayani: perception of leishmaniasis and evaluation of medicinal plants used by the Chayahuita in Peru. Part II. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009;126:149-58 pubmed publisher
    ..This study documents traditional Chayahuita plant's use and disease concepts. Also, activity of some medicinal plants used by the Chayahuita is highlighted and discussed...
  44. Valadeau C, Pabon A, Deharo E, Albán Castillo J, Estevez Y, Lores F, et al. Medicinal plants from the Yanesha (Peru): evaluation of the leishmanicidal and antimalarial activity of selected extracts. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009;123:413-22 pubmed
    ..Asteraceae). Most of them are used against skin affections by Yanesha people. Results are discussed herein, according to the traditional use of the plants and compared with data obtained from the literature. ..
  45. Roldán W, Cavero Y, Espinoza Y, Jimenez S, Gutiérrez C. Human toxocariasis: a seroepidemiological survey in the Amazonian city of Yurimaguas, Peru. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2010;52:37-42 pubmed
    ..the seroprevalence of the infection by Toxocara in the general population of the Amazonian city of Yurimaguas, Peru. From March to August 2008, a total of 300 subjects were sampled and tested by means of a Toxocara ELISA-IgG test...
  46. Kiefer E, Shao T, Carrasquillo O, Nabeta P, Seas C. Knowledge and attitudes of tuberculosis management in San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima, Peru. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2009;3:783-8 pubmed
    Expansion of the health care workforce in Peru to combat tuberculosis (TB) includes both professional health care providers (HCPs) such as doctors and nurses, and non-professional HCPs such as community health workers (CHWs)...
  47. Piperno D, Dillehay T. Starch grains on human teeth reveal early broad crop diet in northern Peru. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:19622-7 pubmed publisher
    Previous research indicates that the Nanchoc Valley in northern Peru was an important locus of early and middle Holocene human settlement, and that between 9200 and 5500 (14)C yr B.P...
  48. Smits H, Espinosa B, Castillo R, Hall E, Guillen A, Zevaleta M, et al. MLVA genotyping of human Brucella isolates from Peru. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2009;103:399-402 pubmed publisher
    Recent human Brucella melitensis isolates from Peru were genotyped by multiple locus variable number repeat analysis...
  49. Gabrysch S, Lema C, Bedriñana E, Bautista M, Malca R, Campbell O, et al. Cultural adaptation of birthing services in rural Ayacucho, Peru. Bull World Health Organ. 2009;87:724-9 pubmed
    Maternal mortality is particularly high among poor, indigenous women in rural Peru, and the use of facility care is low, partly due to cultural insensitivities of the health care system...
  50. Mora Salazar O, Palomino Vargas J, Velásquez Ruiz C, Gómez Pomar E, Castillo Schilder R, Soto Arquiñigo L, et al. [Evaluating HIV pre-test counseling in people attending a national hospital in Lima, Peru]. Rev Salud Publica (Bogota). 2009;11:559-67 pubmed
    Evaluating the knowledge acquired by the pre-test counselling programme in a national hospital in Lima Peru. A cross-sectional descriptive observational study was carried out on 499 patients attending the National STI/HIV Prevention and ..
  51. Tremblay J, Pedersen D, Errazuriz C. Assessing mental health outcomes of political violence and civil unrest in Peru. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2009;55:449-63 pubmed publisher
    ..To validate a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment tool in Quechua-speaking Peru. Survey of 373 individuals aged 15 and over using the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12), Hopkins Symptom ..
  52. Blaya J, Cohen T, Rodriguez P, Kim J, Fraser H. Personal digital assistants to collect tuberculosis bacteriology data in Peru reduce delays, errors, and workload, and are acceptable to users: cluster randomized controlled trial. Int J Infect Dis. 2009;13:410-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We conducted a cluster randomized controlled trial in 93 health establishments in Peru. Baseline data were collected for 19 months...
  53. Cairo J, Dutta S, Nawaz H, Hashmi S, Kasl S, Bellido E. The prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder among adult earthquake survivors in Peru. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2010;4:39-46 pubmed
    ..Five months after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the city of Pisco, Peru, we conducted a cross-sectional study using demographic questions, the PTSD Checklist, and a translated version of ..