Summary: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.

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  1. Tazi L, Pérez Losada M, Gu W, Yang Y, Xue L, Crandall K, et al. Population dynamics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Shanghai, China: a comparative study. BMC Infect Dis. 2010;10:13 pubmed publisher
    ..of the evolutionary processes acting on transmission dynamics of a resistant gonococcal population from Shanghai, China. We compare these findings with our previous study of the evolution of a fluoroquinolone sensitive gonococcal ..
  2. Wang Y, Li L. Evaluation of impact of major causes of death on life expectancy changes in China, 1990-2005. Biomed Environ Sci. 2009;22:430-41 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the impact of major causes of death on changes of life expectancy in China. Life expectancy was calculated by standard life table techniques using mortality data from the national censuses in 1990 and 2000 and the 1% National ..
  3. Zhao J, Ellwein L, Cui H, Ge J, Guan H, Lv J, et al. Prevalence of vision impairment in older adults in rural China: the China Nine-Province Survey. Ophthalmology. 2010;117:409-16, 416.e1 pubmed publisher
    Describe the prevalence of visual impairment/blindness among older adults in rural populations in China. Population-based, cross-sectional study. We evaluated 45 747 adults > or =50 years of age...
  4. Shi G, Chen Z, Bi C, Li Y, Teng J, Wang L, et al. Comprehensive assessment of toxic metals in urban and suburban street deposited sediments (SDSs) in the biggest metropolitan area of China. Environ Pollut. 2010;158:694-703 pubmed publisher
    ..Cu, Zn, Ni and Cr, in urban and suburban SDSs were investigated comparatively in the biggest metropolitan area of China, Shanghai...
  5. Luo Y, Yang F, Lei S, Wang X, Papasian C, Deng H. Differences of height and body mass index of youths in urban vs rural areas in Hunan province of China. Ann Hum Biol. 2009;36:750-5 pubmed publisher
    Economic reforms in China were implemented approximately 30 years ago...
  6. Zhang H, Bi L, Li C, Sun Z, Deng J, Zhang X. Mutations found in the pncA gene of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in clinical pyrazinamide-resistant isolates from a local region of China. J Int Med Res. 2009;37:1430-5 pubmed
    ..In total, 47 M. tuberculosis clinical isolates from a local region of China were assayed...
  7. Fang L, Zhao W, de Vlas S, Zhang W, Liang S, Looma C, et al. Spatiotemporal dynamics of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, Beijing, People's Republic of China. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:2043-5 pubmed publisher
    ..change in spatial distribution of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The seasonal variation in its incidence was observed by creating an epidemic curve...
  8. Xiang B, Cheng W, Liu J, Huang L, Li Y, Liu L. Triage of pediatric injuries after the 2008 Wen-Chuan earthquake in China. J Pediatr Surg. 2009;44:2273-7 pubmed publisher
    ..of modifying triage strategies on the consultation and operation waiting times during the Wen-Chuan earthquake in China in 2008. The triage during the post-earthquake period was categorized into 3 phases...
  9. Ma Y, Zhao D, Yu L, Bulterys M, Robinson M, Zhao Y, et al. Predictors of virologic failure in HIV-1-infected adults receiving first-line antiretroviral therapy in 8 provinces in China. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;50:264-71 pubmed publisher
    Despite poor primary health care systems, free antiretroviral therapy (ART) has been available in China for >5 years. Virologic outcomes in Chinese patients receiving ART have not been described on a national level...

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  1. Zhang Y, Liu Z, Yu X, Zhang X, Lu S, Chen X, et al. The association between metabolic abnormality and endometrial cancer: a large case-control study in China. Gynecol Oncol. 2010;117:41-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The effective treatment of type 2 diabetes might contribute to endometrial cancer prevention. ..
  2. Malone R. China's chances, China's choices in global tobacco control. Tob Control. 2010;19:1-2 pubmed publisher
  3. Chen J, Ding Y, Feng Z, Li H, He D, Du H, et al. Association of distinctive Epstein-Barr virus variants with gastric carcinoma in Guangzhou, southern China. J Med Virol. 2010;82:658-67 pubmed publisher
  4. Li M, Dibley M, Sibbritt D, Yan H. Dietary habits and overweight/obesity in adolescents in Xi'an City, China. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2010;19:76-82 pubmed explored the association between dietary habits and overweight and obesity in adolescents from Xi'an City, China. A cross-sectional sample of 1804 adolescents was recruited in 2004 from 30 junior high schools in six districts ..
  5. Wu F, Zheng J, Liao H, Yamada M. Vertical distributions of plutonium and 137Cs in lacustrine sediments in northwestern china: quantifying sediment accumulation rates and source identifications. Environ Sci Technol. 2010;44:2911-7 pubmed publisher
    ..vertical distributions of 239+240Pu and 137Cs activities and 240Pu/239Pu atom ratios in two lakes in northwestern China. The 240Pu/239Pu atom ratio from the Chinese nuclear test (CNT) site at Lop Nor is too complicated to identify the ..
  6. Zhou S, Wang Y, Xia Z. [Malaria situation in the People's Republic Of China in 2009]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2011;29:1-3 pubmed
    ..79/10,000, 63.8% decrease than the last year. In central China, the resurgence of malaria was suppressed and the number of malaria cases was considerably decreased in 2009, but ..
  7. Tian C, Gao C, Shi Q, Han J, Zhou W, Zhang B, et al. [Study on the characteristics of patients with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease under 2008 surveillance data in China]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009;30:713-5 pubmed
    To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in China. Clinical and epidemical data on patients from China CJD surveillance network was analyzed...
  8. Xing Y, Liu J, Sakamuri R, Wang Z, Wen Y, Vissa V, et al. VNTR typing studies of Mycobacterium leprae in China: assessment of methods and stability of markers during treatment. Lepr Rev. 2009;80:261-71 pubmed
    ..Total DNA was extracted from skin biopsies of 20 new multibacillary (MB) patients from China diagnosed in 2006...
  9. Liu H, Liang H, Liang Y, Zhang D, Wang C, Cai H, et al. Distribution of phthalate esters in alluvial sediment: a case study at JiangHan Plain, Central China. Chemosphere. 2010;78:382-8 pubmed publisher
    ..and seventeen sites in July 2007, and January 2008, respectively, from the eastern part of JiangHan Plain, Central China. On each site, samples were collected at every 20-40cm depth within the sediment profiles...
  10. Cao B, Li X, Mao Y, Wang J, Lu H, Chen Y, et al. Clinical features of the initial cases of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in China. N Engl J Med. 2009;361:2507-17 pubmed publisher
    The first case of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in China was documented on May 10. Subsequently, persons with suspected cases of infection and contacts of those with suspected infection were tested...
  11. Yang X, Xia G. Causes and consequences of increasing club drug use in China: a descriptive assessment. Subst Use Misuse. 2010;45:224-39 pubmed publisher
    Club drugs have quickly become the most widespread "drugs of abuse" in China. Using data from a convenience sample of 730 club drug users in Shanghai in 2006 , we explored the causes and consequences of club drug use...
  12. Zhang L, Yang Y, Zhan X, Zhang C, Zhou S, Wu D. Responses of a dominant temperate grassland plant (Leymus chinensis) to elevated carbon dioxide and nitrogen addition in China. J Environ Qual. 2010;39:251-9 pubmed publisher
    ..elevated CO(2) and N application were examined with open-top chambers in a typical temperate grassland in northern China for 3 yr. The significant effect of elevated CO(2) on L...
  13. Liu Y, Zhan X, Wang N, Chang J, Zhang Z. Effect of geological vicariance on mitochondrial DNA differentiation in Common Pheasant populations of the Loess Plateau and eastern China. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;55:409-17 pubmed publisher
    ..of the Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) in the Loess Plateau and its adjacent eastern areas (named eastern China)...
  14. Huang Y, Tang Q, Nadin Davis S, Zhang S, Hooper C, Ming P, et al. Development of a reverse genetics system for a human rabies virus vaccine strain employed in China. Virus Res. 2010;149:28-35 pubmed publisher
    The CTN rabies virus was isolated from a human in China in 1953 and subsequently attenuated by multiple passaging to a vaccine strain now approved by the WHO...
  15. Mao N, Zhao L, Zhu Z, Chen X, Zhou S, Zhang Y, et al. An aseptic meningitis outbreak caused by echovirus 6 in Anhui province, China. J Med Virol. 2010;82:441-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The Anhui isolates most resembled a 2005 strain from Russia (25465 Tambov) and belong to C4. This is the first report that E6 was responsible for an outbreak of AM in China. J. Med. Virol. 82:441-445, 2010. (c) 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
  16. Qu H, Kroeze C. Past and future trends in nutrients export by rivers to the coastal waters of China. Sci Total Environ. 2010;408:2075-86 pubmed publisher river export of dissolved and particulate nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and carbon (C) to the coastal waters of China, for sixteen rivers, as calculated by the Global NEWS models (Nutrient Export from WaterSheds)...
  17. Zou H, Wu Z, Yu J, Li M, Ablimit M, Li F, et al. Sexual risk behaviors and HIV infection among men who have sex with men who use the internet in Beijing and Urumqi, China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S81-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In 2007, 429 MSMUI were recruited via the internet in Beijing and Urumqi, China. A questionnaire was administered, and a blood specimen was collected and tested for HIV and syphilis...
  18. Ma W, Lv G, Zheng S, Huang C, Liu Q, Wang X, et al. DNA polymorphism and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a population of North Xinjiang, China. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16:641-7 pubmed
    ..706, 95% CI: 1.872-11.833). Polymorphic variation in ALDH2, XPD and MGMT genes may be of importance for ESCC susceptibility. Polymorphic variation in CYP2A6 and MGMT are associated with ESCC metastasis. ..
  19. Yin P, Kang J, He F, Qu L, Gu H. The origin of populations of Arabidopsis thaliana in China, based on the chloroplast DNA sequences. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:22 pubmed publisher
    ..thaliana populations, the samples from East Asia, especially from China, were very scattered; and the studies focused on global patterns of cpDNA genetic variation among accessions of A...
  20. Cui Y, Yang L, Lü M. [Analysis on the status of antenatal checkup program in certain areas of China, 2005]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009;30:887-90 pubmed
    To investigate the status and related factors on antenatal checkup program in women from certain parts of China. A total number of 13 532 mothers who had children under-3 years of age, from 920 village in 46 counties, were recruited ..
  21. Liu H, Li M, Zhai Y, Meng W, Sun X, Cao Y, et al. Banna virus, China, 1987-2007. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010;16:514-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We isolated and analyzed 20 BAVs newly isolated in China; this finding extends the distribution of BAVs from tropical zone to north temperate climates and demonstrate ..
  22. Wei J, Wang J, Huang Y, Liu M, Wu Y, Wong L, et al. Secondary prevention of ischemic stroke in urban China. Stroke. 2010;41:967-74 pubmed publisher
    We aimed to describe the uptake of proven secondary prevention strategies for ischemic stroke in urban China. In a prospective, multicenter, hospital-based registry of 4782 cases of acute ischemic stroke in China during 2006, the use of ..
  23. Yip W, Hsiao W, Meng Q, Chen W, Sun X. Realignment of incentives for health-care providers in China. Lancet. 2010;375:1120-30 pubmed publisher
    Inappropriate incentives as part of China's fee-for-service payment system have resulted in rapid cost increase, inefficiencies, poor quality, unaffordable health care, and an erosion of medical ethics...
  24. Sun J, Ma L, Yu X, Huang Y, Yuan L, Shao Y. Replication and drug resistant mutation of HIV-1 subtype B' (Thailand B) variants isolated from HAART treatment individuals in China. Virol J. 2009;6:201 pubmed publisher
    ..the replication and drug resistant mutation of HIV-1 variants isolated from HAART treatment individuals of China could help to design appropriate therapeutic strategies for these individuals...
  25. Kalisch B, Liu Y. Comparison of nursing: China and the United States. Nurs Econ. 2009;27:322-31 pubmed
    Nursing in China and the United States was compare with special emphasis on nurse supply, demographic characteristics of nurses, educational programs, and staffing patterns and levels...
  26. Zhang H, Li Z, Zhang G, Diao T, Cao C, Sun H. Respiratory viruses in hospitalized children with acute lower respiratory tract infections in harbin, China. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2009;62:458-60 pubmed
    ..The study results will help determine the etiologic agents of ALRI in children and establish prevention and treatment programs. ..
  27. Wang Y, Zhang Z, Ge P, Wang Y, Wang S. Iodine deficiency disorders after a decade of universal salt iodization in a severe iodine deficiency region in China. Indian J Med Res. 2009;130:413-7 pubmed
    Universal salt iodization (USI) was implemented in all counties of China in 1995...
  28. Chen Z, Du J, Shao L, Zheng L, Wu M, Ai M, et al. Prepregnancy body mass index, gestational weight gain, and pregnancy outcomes in China. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2010;109:41-4 pubmed publisher
    ..outcomes and prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain among Han women from Shenyang province, China. A total of 2586 women were distributed across 4 prepregnancy categories according to the Chinese classification ..
  29. Zhou J, Abdullah A, Pun V, Huang D, Lu S, Luo S. Smoking status and cessation counseling practices among physicians, Guangxi, China, 2007. Prev Chronic Dis. 2010;7:A15 pubmed
    ..of the World Health Organization to survey Chinese physicians based at 5 hospitals in Nanning, Guangxi Province, China. The response rate was 85% for a total of 673 completed questionnaires...
  30. McGuire J, Li X, Wang B. Social stigma and quality of life among rural-to-urban migrants in China: a comparison with their rural counterparts. World Health Popul. 2009;11:30-41 pubmed collected through a cross-sectional survey among 1,006 rural-to-urban migrants and 1,020 rural residents in China, this study examines the experience of stigmatization in relation to four domains of quality of life...
  31. Peng W, Chen Y, Jiang Q, Zheng Y. Spatial analysis of hepatocellular carcinoma and socioeconomic status in China from a population-based cancer registry. Cancer Epidemiol. 2010;34:29-33 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to identify spatial variation of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) at a high-risk area in China and determine its association with socioeconomic status (SES)...
  32. Zhang Y, He J, Sun L. [D9 measles virus was first isolated from an imported measles case in Sichuan Province of China]. Zhongguo Yi Miao He Mian Yi. 2009;15:304-9 pubmed
    ..3% and 90.7% respectively. Compared with the endemic H1 genotype representative measles strain, the homology of nucleotide acid and amino acid were 90.8% and 92.1% respectively. The imported virus was D9 genotype measles virus. ..
  33. Zhu W, Xiao J, Liu Y, Wu J, Li J. Caries experience in individuals with cleft lip and/or palate in China. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2010;47:43-7 pubmed publisher
    To determine the levels of dental caries in subjects with cleft lip and/or palate in China in comparison with controls...
  34. He N. Sociodemographic characteristics, sexual behavior, and HIV risks of rural-to-urban migrants in China. Biosci Trends. 2007;1:72-80 pubmed
    Because of China's increasing industrialization over the past two decades, many rural residents have migrated to urban areas but frequently return to visit their home villages...
  35. Han X, Dai D, Zhao B, Liu J, Ding H, Zhang M, et al. Genetic and epidemiologic characterization of HIV-1 infection In Liaoning Province, China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S27-33 pubmed publisher
    Although many studies of HIV-1 in China have focused on high-risk injecting drug users and former blood donors in high prevalence regions, little is known about HIV-1 in relatively low prevalence provinces...
  36. Duan C, Guo X, Zhang X, Yu H, Yan H, Gao Y, et al. Comparative analysis of gene expression profiles between primary knee osteoarthritis and an osteoarthritis endemic to Northwestern China, Kashin-Beck disease. Arthritis Rheum. 2010;62:771-80 pubmed publisher
    ..profiles of articular cartilage from patients with KBD, diagnosed according to the clinical criteria for KBD in China, were compared with those of cartilage from patients with OA, diagnosed according to the Western Ontario and ..
  37. Pan Y, Shi Y, Wang Y, Cai Y, Jiang G. Investigation of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in mollusks from coastal waters in the Bohai Sea of China. J Environ Monit. 2010;12:508-13 pubmed publisher
    The occurrence of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in the Bohai Sea region, a semi-enclosed bay in north China, was assessed in this present study...
  38. Liu T, David S, Tyndale R, Wang H, Zhou Q, Ding P, et al. Associations of CYP2A6 genotype with smoking behaviors in southern China. Addiction. 2011;106:985-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Case-only genetic association study. Southern China. A total of 1328 Han Chinese smokers who participated in a community-based chronic disease screening project in ..
  39. Lu S, Tian B, Kang X, Zhang W, Meng X, Zhang J, et al. Public awareness of tuberculosis in China: a national survey of 69 253 subjects. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009;13:1493-9 pubmed
    To investigate the level of awareness about tuberculosis (TB) in the public and associated factors in China. Participants were recruited from 60 counties in 19 provinces and interviewed using a structured questionnaire...
  40. Zhao Y, Duan L, Xing J, Larssen T, Nielsen C, Hao J. Soil acidification in China: is controlling SO2 emissions enough?. Environ Sci Technol. 2009;43:8021-6 pubmed publisher
    Facing challenges of increased energy consumption and related regional air pollution, China has been aggressively implementing flue gas desulfurization (FGD) and phasing out small inefficient units in the power sector in order to achieve ..
  41. Li D, Liu N, Yu J, Zhang Q, Cui S, Zhang D, et al. Molecular epidemiology of G9 rotavirus strains in children with diarrhoea hospitalized in Mainland China from January 2006 to December 2007. Vaccine. 2009;27 Suppl 5:F40-5 pubmed publisher
    ..specimens collected from children with acute gastroenteritis admitted to three sentinel hospitals in Mainland China from January 2006 to December 2007. G3P[8] (42%) was the most common strain...
  42. Liao L, Xu X, Wang C, Zhang D, Wu M. Bacterial and archaeal communities in the surface sediment from the northern slope of the South China Sea. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 2009;10:890-901 pubmed publisher
    Microbial diversity of sediments from the northern slope of the South China Sea was studied by constructing bacterial and archaeal 16S rRNA gene clone libraries...
  43. Liu J, Zhang L, Lai W, Feng L, Zeng Y, Liu L, et al. [Sharing of needles and paraphernalia injection in new and long-term injection drug users in Sichuan, China]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009;30:656-62 pubmed
    ..and correlates for needle-sharing among new and long-term injection drug users (IDUs) in Sichuan province, China. Three consecutive cross-sectional surveys were conducted in 6 prefectures of Sichuan province, from 2003 to 2005...
  44. Zeng Y, Gu D, Purser J, Hoenig H, Christakis N. Associations of environmental factors with elderly health and mortality in China. Am J Public Health. 2010;100:298-305 pubmed publisher socioeconomic conditions, air pollution, and the physical environment on elderly health and survival in China. We analyzed data from a nationally representative sample of 15 973 elderly residents of 866 counties and cities ..
  45. Gu J, Lau J, Chen X, Liu C, Liu J, Chen H, et al. Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to investigate condom use behaviors among female injecting drug users who are also sex workers in China. AIDS Care. 2009;21:967-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The results highlighted the potential of using the TPB to better understand condom use behaviors in IDUFSWs in China. Theory-based research and intervention work should be developed in China in the future.
  46. Jin Z, He J, Bi H, Cui X, Duan C. Phenolic compound profiles in berry skins from nine red wine grape cultivars in northwest China. Molecules. 2009;14:4922-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Cluster analysis showed that except for Syrah and Yan 73, the phenolic profiles in the tested grape cultivars had no significant year-to-year variations. ..
  47. Tang Y, Xie J, Geng S. Marginal land-based biomass energy production in China. J Integr Plant Biol. 2010;52:112-21 pubmed publisher
    Fast economic development in China has resulted in a significant increase in energy demand. Coal accounts for 70% of China's primary energy consumption and its combustion has caused many environmental and health problems...
  48. Kong Q, Qin C. Analysis of current laboratory animal science policies and administration in China. ILAR J. 2009;51:e1-e11 pubmed
    ..LAS has developed quickly in China in recent decades, and this report provides an analysis of the current status of the countrys LAS policies and ..
  49. Zhao P, Dai M, Chen W, Li N. Cancer trends in China. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2010;40:281-5 pubmed publisher
    Cancer is the leading death cause in urban China and the second one in rural China. Lung cancer is the most common cancer, followed by stomach cancer, liver cancer, esophageal cancer and colorectal cancer...
  50. Li H, Meng Q, Sun X, Salter A, Briggs N, Hiller J. Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in rural China: results from Shandong Province. J Hypertens. 2010;28:432-8 pubmed publisher
    Hypertension is an important public health problem in rural China with a rapidly increasing prevalence noted in recent years...
  51. Li S, Huang H, Cai Y, Ye X, Shen X, Shi R, et al. Evaluation of a school-based HIV/AIDS peer-led prevention programme: the first intervention trial for children of migrant workers in China. Int J STD AIDS. 2010;21:82-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Heightened concerns targeting the group students were particularly necessary, given their lower level of related knowledge and vulnerability to HIV infection. ..
  52. Nie J, Zhang C, Liu W, Wu X, Li F, Wang S, et al. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of HIV-1 CRF01_AE env molecular clones from infections in China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53:440-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Full-length env genes were cloned from HIV-1 CRF01_AE-infected plasma samples collected in China and used to establish Env-pseudotyped viruses...
  53. Abuaku B, Tan H, Li X, Chen M, Huang X. Treatment default and death among tuberculosis patients in Hunan, China. Scand J Infect Dis. 2010;42:281-7 pubmed publisher elucidate some of the risk factors for treatment default and death among tuberculosis (TB) patients in Hunan, China. Risk of default was higher in males (odds ratio (OR) 1.25; 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.08, 1...
  54. Gai R, Xu L, Wang X, Liu Z, Cheng J, Zhou C, et al. The role of village doctors on tuberculosis control and the DOTS strategy in Shandong Province, China. Biosci Trends. 2008;2:181-6 pubmed
    ..their roles in the directly observed therapy, short course (DOTS) strategy and tuberculosis (TB) control in rural China. In this cross-sectional study conducted in Shandong Province, we interviewed a total of 1,824 village doctors ..
  55. Zhu B, Yang G, Shen C, Qin H, Liu S, Deng Y, et al. Distributions of HLA-A and -B alleles and haplotypes in the Yi ethnic minority of Yunnan, China: relationship to other populations. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 2010;11:127-35 pubmed publisher
    ..and -B alleles and HLA-A-B haplotypes in the Yi ethnic minority of the Yunnan Province, situated in southwestern China. DNA typing for HLA-A and -B loci was performed using the polymerase chain reaction-sequence-based typing (PCR-SBT)..
  56. Choiniere J, Xu X, Clark J, Forster C, Guo Y, Han F. A basal alvarezsauroid theropod from the early Late Jurassic of Xinjiang, China. Science. 2010;327:571-4 pubmed publisher
    ..A new theropod from the earliest Late Jurassic of western China represents the earliest diverging member of the enigmatic theropod group Alvarezsauroidea and confirms that this ..
  57. Duan X, Tellier A, Wan A, Leconte M, de Vallavieille Pope C, Enjalbert J. Puccinia striiformis f.sp. tritici presents high diversity and recombination in the over-summering zone of Gansu, China. Mycologia. 2010;102:44-53 pubmed
    ..On the other hand high diversity has been reported in Chinese populations. Moreover it is thought that in China yellow rust epidemics start recurrently from the western highlands where over-summering occurs...
  58. Han M, Feng L, Jiang Y, Shen S, Ling H, Ding X, et al. [Surveillance on HIV-1 incidence among men who have sex with men in Chongqing, China, 2006 - 2008]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009;30:878-81 pubmed
    ..69%. Various adjustments brought down the estimated incidence across the three years. HIV-1 incidence among MSM maintained at a high level across the three years but without an increasing trend. ..
  59. Lv S, Xie L, Zhou R, Chong Z, Jia L, Jing M, et al. Control of iodine deficiency disorders following 10-year universal salt iodization in Hebei Province of China. Biomed Environ Sci. 2009;22:472-9 pubmed
  60. Tucker J, Chen X, Peeling R. Syphilis and social upheaval in China. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:1658-61 pubmed publisher
  61. Yee E, Fang Z, Liu N, Hadler S, Liang X, Wang H, et al. Importance and challenges of accurately counting rotavirus deaths in China, 2002. Vaccine. 2009;27 Suppl 5:F46-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we applied a more direct method to improve estimates of rotavirus mortality in China using 2002 Chinese-specific data...
  62. Chen C, Chen J, Zhao H, Xie Q, Yin Z, Ge L. Levels and patterns of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in children's plasma from Dalian, China. Environ Int. 2010;36:163-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The levels and patterns of PBDEs in children's plasma from Dalian, China were studied for the first time...
  63. Wu Q, Liu G, Wang L, Wu Y, Wang X. A model of expanding HIV/AIDS education in Chinese rural areas. Int J STD AIDS. 2010;21:87-92 pubmed publisher
    ..52 baseline versus 0.59 post-test) in the Daping group. Empowering secondary school students to teach others about AIDS was a highly effective model for spreading AIDS prevention knowledge among the rural Chinese population. ..
  64. Zhang S, Dai Y, Xie X, Fan Z, Tan Z, Zhang Y. Surveillance of childhood blood lead levels in 14 cities of China in 2004-2006. Biomed Environ Sci. 2009;22:288-96 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the blood lead level in children aged 0-6 years in urban areas of China. Fourteen cities were selected as sites under surveillance...
  65. Qi W, Sun J, Xu A, Zhang L, Li R, Ma J, et al. [Estimation on disease burden related to hepatitis B virus infection in Shandong province of China]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009;30:679-83 pubmed
    ..11 respectively. Hepatitis B, liver cirrhosis and liver cancer caused considerable burden to the people living in Shandong province, indicating that the control of hepatitis B virus infection would bring huge potential benefits. ..
  66. Huang X, Ling H, Mao W, Ding X, Zhou Q, Han M, et al. Association of HLA-A, B, DRB1 alleles and haplotypes with HIV-1 infection in Chongqing, China. BMC Infect Dis. 2009;9:201 pubmed publisher
    The human immunodeficiency virus type 1(HIV-1) epidemic in Chongqing, China, is increasing rapidly with the dominant subtype of CRF07_BC over the past 3 years...
  67. Wang K, Wang B, Wang J, Zhou S, Yun B, Suo P, et al. A novel GJA8 mutation (p.I31T) causing autosomal dominant congenital cataract in a Chinese family. Mol Vis. 2009;15:2813-20 pubmed
    ..A novel mutation in GJA8 was detected in a Chinese family with autosomal dominant congenital nuclear cataract, providing clear evidence of a relationship between the genotype and the corresponding cataract phenotype. ..
  68. Chen Y, Chen J, Sun Y, Liu Y, Wu L, Wang Y, et al. Basic occupational health services in Baoan, China. J Occup Health. 2010;52:82-8 pubmed
    ..Our experience suggests that a BOHS strategy might be a feasible and effective way of protecting the health of workers confronted with occupational hazards. ..
  69. Zhao L, Liang F, Li Y, Zhang F, Zheng H, Wu X. Improved quality monitoring of multi-center acupuncture clinical trials in China. Trials. 2009;10:123 pubmed publisher
    ..It will also develop academic excellence and further promote the international recognition of acupuncture. ..
  70. Li T, Ito A, Chen X, Sako Y, Qiu J, Xiao N, et al. Specific IgG responses to recombinant antigen B and em18 in cystic and alveolar echinococcosis in china. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010;17:470-5 pubmed publisher
    ..4% in cases with alveolar lesions containing central necrosis and 66.7% in patients with early alveolar lesions that measured </=5 cm. ..
  71. Liao L, Xing H, Shang H, Li J, Zhong P, Kang L, et al. The prevalence of transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance in treatment-naive HIV-infected individuals in China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010;53 Suppl 1:S10-4 pubmed publisher
    ..was conducted in antiretroviral therapy-naive HIV-1-infected individuals from September 2004 to October 2005 in China. Drug resistance genotyping was performed on subjects' plasma samples...
  72. Gao C, Tajima K, Ding J, Tang J, Wu J, Li S, et al. Body size, physical activity and risk of breast cancer - a case control study in Jangsu Province of China. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009;10:877-81 pubmed
    ..cancer, we conducted a case-control study with 669 cases and 682 population-based controls in Jiangsu Province of China. A structured questionnaire was used to elicit detailed information. All subjects completed an in-person interview...
  73. Wang Q, Raoul F, Budke C, Craig P, Xiao Y, Vuitton D, et al. Grass height and transmission ecology of Echinococcus multilocularis in Tibetan communities, China. Chin Med J (Engl). 2010;123:61-7 pubmed
    Alveolar echinococcosis is a major zoonosis of public health significance in western China. Overgrazing was recently assumed as a potential risk factor for transmission of alveolar echinococcosis...
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