czech republic

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Summary: Created 1 January 1993 as a result of the division of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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  1. ncbi Altitudinal distribution limit of the tick Ixodes ricinus shifted considerably towards higher altitudes in central Europe: results of three years monitoring in the Krkonose Mts. (Czech Republic)
    J Materna
    Krkonose National Park Authority, Krkonose Museum, Husova 213, 543 01 Vrchlabí, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 13:24-8. 2005
  2. ncbi Extension of Ixodes ricinus ticks and agents of tick-borne diseases to mountain areas in the Czech Republic
    Vlasta Danielová
    National Institute of Public Health, Srobarova 48, CZ 10042 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:48-53. 2006
  3. ncbi Bird schistosomes of wildfowl in the Czech Republic and Poland
    Jitka Rudolfová
    Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Parasitology, Vinicna 7, 128 44 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 54:88-93. 2007
  4. ncbi DNA repair genetic polymorphisms and risk of colorectal cancer in the Czech Republic
    B Pardini
    Department of Molecular Biology of Cancer, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Videnska 1083, 14220 Prague 4, Czech Republic
    Mutat Res 638:146-53. 2008
  5. pmc Excess cardiovascular mortality associated with cold spells in the Czech Republic
    Jan Kysely
    Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
    BMC Public Health 9:19. 2009
  6. ncbi Sources of potentially infectious human microsporidia: molecular characterisation of microsporidia isolates from exotic birds in the Czech Republic, prevalence study and importance of birds in epidemiology of the human microsporidial infections
    D Kasicková
    University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Faculty of Biological Science, Branisovska 31, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 165:125-30. 2009
  7. ncbi Age-related and housing-dependence of Cryptosporidium infection of calves from dairy and beef herds in South Bohemia, Czech Republic
    Martin Kvac
    Department of Medical and Veterinary Parasitology, Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 137:202-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Long-term changes in body weight, BMI, and adiposity rebound among children and adolescents in the Czech Republic
    J Vignerova
    National Institute of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, Srobarova 48, 100 42 Praha 10, Czech Republic
    Econ Hum Biol 5:409-25. 2007
  9. ncbi Infections of wild animals with Anaplasma phagocytophila in Austria and the Czech Republic
    Miroslav Petrovec
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:103-6. 2003
  10. ncbi New and old risk-factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection: prospective cross-sectional study among military personnel in the Czech Republic
    P Kolbekova
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:1012-7. 2007

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  1. ncbi Altitudinal distribution limit of the tick Ixodes ricinus shifted considerably towards higher altitudes in central Europe: results of three years monitoring in the Krkonose Mts. (Czech Republic)
    J Materna
    Krkonose National Park Authority, Krkonose Museum, Husova 213, 543 01 Vrchlabí, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 13:24-8. 2005
    ..b>Czech Republic) and evaluate its potential changes...
  2. ncbi Extension of Ixodes ricinus ticks and agents of tick-borne diseases to mountain areas in the Czech Republic
    Vlasta Danielová
    National Institute of Public Health, Srobarova 48, CZ 10042 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:48-53. 2006
    Along with the shift of the hard tick Ixodes ricinus to higher altitudes observed in the Czech Republic a corresponding shift of tick-borne infections to higher altitudes has been expected. Therefore, I...
  3. ncbi Bird schistosomes of wildfowl in the Czech Republic and Poland
    Jitka Rudolfová
    Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Parasitology, Vinicna 7, 128 44 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 54:88-93. 2007
    In 2005, we dissected 102 wildfowl from the Czech Republic and 73 wildfowl from Poland including representatives of Anseriformes, Gruiformes and Gaviiformes...
  4. ncbi DNA repair genetic polymorphisms and risk of colorectal cancer in the Czech Republic
    B Pardini
    Department of Molecular Biology of Cancer, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Videnska 1083, 14220 Prague 4, Czech Republic
    Mutat Res 638:146-53. 2008
    ..02). Considering the subtle effect of the DNA repair polymorphisms on the risk of colorectal cancer, exploration of gene-gene and gene-environmental interactions with a large sample size with sufficient statistical power are recommended...
  5. pmc Excess cardiovascular mortality associated with cold spells in the Czech Republic
    Jan Kysely
    Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
    BMC Public Health 9:19. 2009
    The association between cardiovascular mortality and winter cold spells was evaluated in the population of the Czech Republic over 21-yr period 1986-2006...
  6. ncbi Sources of potentially infectious human microsporidia: molecular characterisation of microsporidia isolates from exotic birds in the Czech Republic, prevalence study and importance of birds in epidemiology of the human microsporidial infections
    D Kasicková
    University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Faculty of Biological Science, Branisovska 31, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 165:125-30. 2009
    ..4%) and EbpA (10.8%) genotypes. Several of these genotypes have never been recorded in birds before. The results of this report suggest the low host specificity of E. bieneusi, E. hellem and E. cuniculi and describe 44 new avian hosts...
  7. ncbi Age-related and housing-dependence of Cryptosporidium infection of calves from dairy and beef herds in South Bohemia, Czech Republic
    Martin Kvac
    Department of Medical and Veterinary Parasitology, Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 137:202-9. 2006
    ..and housing-dependence of naturally acquired cryptosporidiosis on 11 dairy and 11 beef farms in South Bohemia (Czech Republic) were collected. The farms were visited over four consecutive years (from 2002 to 2005)...
  8. ncbi Long-term changes in body weight, BMI, and adiposity rebound among children and adolescents in the Czech Republic
    J Vignerova
    National Institute of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, Srobarova 48, 100 42 Praha 10, Czech Republic
    Econ Hum Biol 5:409-25. 2007
    The Czech Republic has undergone rapid political, social, and economic transformation since the late 1980s...
  9. ncbi Infections of wild animals with Anaplasma phagocytophila in Austria and the Czech Republic
    Miroslav Petrovec
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:103-6. 2003
  10. ncbi New and old risk-factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection: prospective cross-sectional study among military personnel in the Czech Republic
    P Kolbekova
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:1012-7. 2007
    ..were to evaluate seroprevalence and the importance of various risk-factors for Toxoplasma infection in the Czech Republic. A prospective cross-sectional survey was conducted among military personnel in Prague...
  11. ncbi Blood and urine levels of Pb, Cd and Hg in the general population of the Czech Republic and proposed reference values
    Andrea Batáriová
    National Institute of Public Health, Centre of Environmental Health, Srobarova 48, 10042 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:359-66. 2006
    The Human Biological Monitoring (HBM) project was launched in the Czech Republic in 1994 as a part of the nation-wide Environmental Health Monitoring System to assess the exposure of the Czech general population to a broad spectrum of ..
  12. ncbi Psychosocial factors at work and depression in three countries of Central and Eastern Europe
    Hynek Pikhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1475-82. 2004
    ..randomly selected from population registers in Novosibirsk (Russia), Krakow (Poland) and Karvina-Havirov (Czech Republic)...
  13. ncbi Depressive symptoms in urban population samples in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic
    Martin Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:359-65. 2006
    ..Relatively little is known about depression in countries that were formerly part of the Soviet Union, especially Russia...
  14. ncbi Short report: HIV infection among commercial sex workers and injecting drug users in the Czech Republic
    Marie Bruckova
    National Reference Laboratory on AIDS, Prague, The Czech Republic
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1017-20. 2006
    Since the first HIV case was diagnosed in the Czech Republic in 1985, there is a lack of information regarding the epidemiology of HIV infection in most high-risk groups...
  15. pmc Theory and practice of informed consent in the Czech Republic
    Eva Krizova
    Institute for Medical Ethics and Nursing, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Med Ethics 33:273-7. 2007
    ..The process has been enhanced by the accession of the Czech Republic to the European Union and the adoption of important European conventions regulating the area...
  16. pmc Distribution and ecology of cytotypes of the Aster amellus aggregates in the Czech Republic
    Terezie Mandáková
    Department of Botany, Charles University, Benatska 2, CZ 128 01, Prague, Czech Republic
    Ann Bot 98:845-56. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine spatial distribution and ecology of two cytotypes, diploid (2n = 18) and hexaploid (2n = 54), of Aster amellus agg. at their contact zone in the Czech Republic.
  17. ncbi Molecular identification of Cryptosporidium spp. in animal and human hosts from the Czech Republic
    Ondrej Hajdusek
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceske Budejovice
    Vet Parasitol 122:183-92. 2004
    ..parvum via these hosts, and identifies a potential source for human infection in the Czech Republic. Furthermore, C. andersoni from a cow, C. baileyi from a chicken, C. felis from a cat, C...
  18. ncbi Molecular detection of Borrelia bissettii DNA in serum samples from patients in the Czech Republic with suspected borreliosis
    Nataliia Rudenko
    Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Institute of Parasitology AS CR, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 292:274-81. 2009
    ..the detection of this species in cardiac valve tissue of the patient with endocarditis and aortic valve stenosis in the Czech Republic, here we present additional molecular data supporting the involvement of B. bissettii in LB in Europe.
  19. ncbi Survey of Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli O157 and drug-resistant coliform bacteria from in-line milk filters on dairy farms in the Czech Republic
    A Cizek
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Appl Microbiol 104:852-60. 2008
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  20. ncbi A study of excess mortality during influenza epidemics in the Czech Republic, 1982-2000
    J Kyncl
    Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:365-71. 2005
    ..001) differences in excess mortality rates between influenza epidemic and non-epidemic periods in the Czech Republic between 1982 and 2000. We estimate that 2.17% of all cause mortality, and 2...
  21. ncbi West Nile virus investigations in South Moravia, Czechland
    Z Hubalek
    Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences, Department of Medical Zoology, Valtice, Czech Republic
    Viral Immunol 13:427-33. 2000
    ..Seven virus isolates were obtained from 11,334 mosquitoes after the 1997 Morava River flooding in South Moravia (Czech Republic): 6 strains of Tahyna bunyavirus, California antigenic group (5 from Aedes vexans, 1 from Ae...
  22. ncbi Prevalence of HHV-6 integrated chromosomally among children treated for acute lymphoblastic or myeloid leukemia in the Czech Republic
    Petr Hubacek
    Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Motol University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Med Virol 81:258-63. 2009
    ..detection of fusion genes and minimal residual disease from 339 pediatric patients treated for leukemia in the Czech Republic between the years 1995-2007 were tested retrospectively...
  23. pmc Maternal socioeconomic characteristics and infant mortality from injuries in the Czech Republic 1989-92
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Inj Prev 6:195-8. 2000
    ..This study examined whether maternal socioeconomic characteristics predict infant mortality from injuries in the Czech Republic.
  24. ncbi Genotype and haplotype analysis of TP53 gene and the risk of pancreatic cancer: an association study in the Czech Republic
    A Naccarati
    Department of Molecular Biology of Cancer, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Videnska 1083, 14200 Prague, Czech Republic
    Carcinogenesis 31:666-70. 2010
    Pancreatic carcinoma is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the Czech Republic, with only a minimum of patients surviving 5 years. The aetiology and molecular pathogenesis are still weakly understood...
  25. ncbi The role of socioeconomic circumstances in differences in height of pre-school children within and between the Czech Republic and southern Brazil
    M de Lourdes Drachler
    Unidade de Saúde e Comportamento NUPLAC, Escola de Medicina a Psicologia, Universidade Catolica de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Cent Eur J Public Health 10:135-41. 2002
    ..Two separate cross-sectional studies of children 36-59 months old from Southern Brazil and the Czech Republic collected data on height and socioeconomic and demographic variables...
  26. ncbi Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum antibodies in wild boars in the Czech Republic
    E Bartova
    Department of Biology and Wildlife Diseases, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1 3, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 142:150-3. 2006
    Sera collected from hunter-killed wild boars (Sus scrofa) during 1999-2005 from seven different regions of the Czech Republic were assayed for antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii by indirect fluorescence antibody test and to Neospora caninum ..
  27. pmc Pregnancy outcomes and outdoor air pollution: an ecological study in districts of the Czech Republic 1986-8
    M Bobak
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 56:539-43. 1999
    ..The association between outdoor air pollution and stillbirths and low birthweight in the Czech Republic, where air pollution was high, was examined.
  28. ncbi Study of Mycobacterium avium complex strains isolated from cattle in the Czech Republic between 1996 and 2000
    L Dvorska
    Veterinary Research Institute, Hudcova 70, 62132 Brno, Czech Republic
    Vet Microbiol 99:239-50. 2004
    ..These revealed 11 distinct IS901 RFLP types and three IS1245 RFLP profiles. Polyclonal infection of individual animals was detected by IS901/IS1245 typing in 2 of the 17 selected isolates...
  29. ncbi Veterinary treatment of evening bats (Vespertilionidae) in the Czech Republic
    P Hajkova
    Veterinary Clinic Panda, Krkonosska 8, 120 00 Prague, Czech Republic
    Vet Rec 161:139-40. 2007
  30. ncbi First report of Enterocytozoon bieneusi infection on a pig farm in the Czech Republic
    Bohumil Sak
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 153:220-4. 2008
    ..Pigs have been frequently reported to have E. bieneusi; therefore, we surveyed farm-raised pigs in the Czech Republic to determine its presence and genetic diversity...
  31. ncbi Adverse reproductive outcomes from exposure to environmental mutagens
    R J Sram
    Laboratory of Genetic Ecotoxicology, Regional Institute of Hygiene of Central Bohemia, c o Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Videnska 1083, 142 20, Prague, Czech Republic
    Mutat Res 428:203-15. 1999
    ..Pregnancy outcome and semen studies imply that relatively low air pollution (higher than 40 microg PM10/m(3)) can significantly increase the adverse reproductive outcomes affecting both genders...
  32. ncbi Genetic epidemiology of MODY in the Czech republic: new mutations in the MODY genes HNF-4alpha, GCK and HNF-1alpha
    S Pruhova
    Department of Paediatrics, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Vinohradska 159, 100 81 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Diabetologia 46:291-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and nature of mutations in HNF4alpha/MODY1, GCK/MODY2 and HNF-1alpha/MODY3 genes in Czech subjects with clinical diagnosis of MODY...
  33. ncbi The prevalence of intestinal parasites in dogs from Prague, rural areas, and shelters of the Czech Republic
    S Dubná
    Department of Zoology and Fisheries, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Agriculture in Prague, Kamycka 957, 165 21 Prague 6, Suchdol, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 145:120-8. 2007
    ..0.7%), and Capillaria spp. (0.6%). Examinations of dogs in urban and rural areas showed, with the exception of Trichuris sp. in Prague, a higher occurrence of nematode infection in autumn, notably T. canis (chi2>8.3, d.f.=3, p<0.04)...
  34. ncbi Antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella in Russian rooks (Corvus frugilegus) wintering in the Czech Republic
    I Literak
    Department of Biology and Wildlife Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
    Lett Appl Microbiol 45:616-21. 2007
    To characterize antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella isolates in rooks wintering in the Czech Republic.
  35. ncbi Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium isolates from pigs at slaughterhouses in South Bohemia, Czech Republic
    Martin Kvac
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 104:425-8. 2009
    ..Both sows were infected with the Cryptosporidium parvum subgenotype IIaA16G1R1, which is reported from pigs for the first time...
  36. ncbi The associations between active lifestyle, the size of a community and SES of the adult population in the Czech Republic
    Karel Fromel
    Center for Kinanthropology Research, Palacky University, Tr Miru 115, 77111 Olomouc, Czech Republic
    Health Place 15:447-54. 2009
    This study investigated the association between residential environment and physical activity in the Czech Republic. A sample of 9950 adults completed the International Physical Activity Questionnaire...
  37. ncbi Changes in physical activity in pre-schoolers and first-grade children: longitudinal study in the Czech Republic
    E Sigmund
    Center for Kinanthropology Research, Palacky University Olomouc, Trida Miru 115, Olomouc 771 11, Czech Republic
    Child Care Health Dev 35:376-82. 2009
    ..The aim of this longitudinal study was to identify the changes in children's physical activity (PA) upon entry to first year at school; and to identify the days of the school week that exhibit low PA...
  38. pmc Detection of Borrelia bissettii in cardiac valve tissue of a patient with endocarditis and aortic valve stenosis in the Czech Republic
    Nataliia Rudenko
    Biology Centre, Institute of Parasitology AS CR and Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Branisovska 31, 37005, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3540-3. 2008
    ..This evidence strongly supports the involvement of B. bissettii in Lyme disease in Europe...
  39. ncbi Prevalence and age-related infection of Cryptosporidium suis, C. muris and Cryptosporidium pig genotype II in pigs on a farm complex in the Czech Republic
    Martin Kvac
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 160:319-22. 2009
    ..closed breeding system segmented into two breeding complexes and a growing complex in the region of Vysocina, Czech Republic and screened for the presence of Cryptosporidium using staining methods and genotyping (SSU rRNA)...
  40. pmc Mosquitoborne viruses, Czech Republic, 2002
    Zdenek Hubalek
    Institute of Vertebrate Biology ASCR, Brno, Czech Republic
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:116-8. 2005
    ..Antibodies were detected against Tahyna (16%), Sindbis (1%), and Batai (0.2%) viruses, but not West Nile virus. An examination of paired serum samples showed 1 Tahyna bunyavirus (California group) infection...
  41. ncbi Epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and gout in two regions of the Czech Republic in a descriptive population-based survey in 2002-2003
    P Hanova
    Institute of Rheumatology, 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:499-507. 2006
    To estimate the annual incidence and prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), juvenile arthritis (JIA) and gout in a population based study in two regions of the Czech Republic with total population of 186,000 inhabitants.
  42. ncbi Risk assessment and prediction of Ixodes ricinus tick questing activity and human tick-borne encephalitis infection in space and time in the Czech Republic
    Milan Daniel
    National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:41-7. 2006
    ..infection as one of the basic preconditions for successful TBE prevention has been intensively studied in the Czech Republic. An atlas of TBE in the Czech Republic containing predictive maps of I...
  43. ncbi Prevalence of genes encoding extracellular virulence factors among meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from the University Hospital, Olomouc, Czech Republic
    P Sauer
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
    J Med Microbiol 57:403-10. 2008
    ..aureus (MRSA) obtained from patients hospitalized at the University Hospital in Olomouc, Czech Republic. A total of 100 isolates was screened for 13 genes encoding extracellular virulence determinants (tst, pvl, ..
  44. ncbi Screening of six risk exons of the RET proto-oncogene in families with medullary thyroid carcinoma in the Czech Republic
    S Jindrichova
    Department of Molecular Endocrinology, Institute of Endocrinology, Narodni 8, Prague 1, 11694 Czech Republic
    J Endocrinol 183:257-65. 2004
    ..In this paper we report molecular genetic testing of 106 families with MTC (358 tested persons) from the Czech Republic in which we directly sequenced these six exons of the RET proto-oncogene...
  45. ncbi [Current situation and trends in the hepatitis C virus genotype distribution among injecting drug users in the Czech Republic]
    L Krekulova
    Remedis, s r o, Praha
    Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 58:84-9. 2009
    To map the current distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes among injecting drug users (IDUs) in the Czech Republic and to compare the results with the previously reported data.
  46. ncbi Spatial distribution of dental fluorosis in roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) from North Bohemia (Czech Republic) and its relationships with environmental factors
    Frantisek Zemek
    Institute of Systems Biology and Ecology AS CR, Na Sadkach 7, Ceske Budejovice CZ 370 05, Czech Republic
    Sci Total Environ 370:491-505. 2006
    ..General Linear Model (GLM) analyses revealed significant relationships between degree of forest damage, soil type, and atmospheric sulfur deposition from air pollution and dental fluorosis, expressed as mean DLI in the roe deer...
  47. ncbi Detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in wild boar and fallow deer bred in one game enclosure in the Czech Republic
    K Dezorzova-Tomanova
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 53:42-4. 2006
    ..intracellularis and age of wild boar was demonstrated. Because wild boar and fallow deer are bred together in one game reserve, the possibility of inter-species transfer of L. intracellularis should be borne in mind...
  48. ncbi Consensus recommendations for cervical cancer prevention in the Czech Republic: a report of the International Conference on Human Papillomavirus in Human Pathology (Prague, 1-3 May 2008)
    Ruth Tachezy
    National Reference Laboratory for Papillomaviruses, Department of Experimental Virology, Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, U Nemocnice 1, 128 20 Prague, Czech Republic
    J Med Screen 15:207-10. 2008
    A comparison of cervical cancer incidence and mortality in the Czech Republic with that from other countries shows that the burden of cervical cancer here is considerably higher than in Western Europe, where screening is widespread...
  49. ncbi The role of primary care in colorectal cancer screening: experience from Czech Republic
    B Seifert
    The Institute of General Practice, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Neoplasma 55:74-80. 2008
    ..on screening programmes based on the faecal occult blood testing (FOBT), and drawing from experiences in the Czech Republic. We used data on CRC screening from the survey The Burden of Gastrointestinal Diseases in Europe, which was ..
  50. ncbi Prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-positive Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in the Czech Republic
    M Kolar
    Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Palacky University, Hnevotinska 3, 775 15 Olomouc, Czech Republic
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:49-53. 2006
    ..biology of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-positive Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates collected in the Czech Republic. Clinical material from patients hospitalised in 16 Czech hospitals in September 2004 was used to isolate K...
  51. ncbi Conspiracy of yeast killers: the fifth international meeting on yeast apoptosis in Prague, Czech Republic, 3-7 September, 2006
    Sabrina Buttner
    Institute of Molecular Biosciences, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    FEMS Yeast Res 7:351-4. 2007
  52. pmc Identification of novel Cryptosporidium genotypes from the Czech Republic
    Una Ryan
    Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:4302-7. 2003
    Isolates of Cryptosporidium from the Czech Republic were characterized from a variety of different hosts using sequence and phylogenetic analysis of the 18S ribosomal DNA and the heat-shock (HSP-70) gene...
  53. ncbi Familial aspects of narcolepsy-cataplexy in the Czech Republic
    S Nevsimalova
    Department of Neurology 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Sleep 20:1021-6. 1997
    ....
  54. ncbi Analysis of the molecular and biological variability of zucchini yellow mosaic virus isolates from Slovakia and Czech Republic
    Miroslav Glasa
    Department of Plant Virology, Institute of Virology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 05, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Virus Genes 35:415-21. 2007
    ..sampled from cucumber, squash and zucchini between 2001 and 2006 in various localities of Slovakia and Czech Republic. Analysis of the molecular variability targeting three separate genomic regions of the ZYMV genome [P1, P3 and ..
  55. ncbi Characterization of estrogenic activity of riverine sediments from the Czech Republic
    K Hilscherova
    Department of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 43:175-85. 2002
    Extracts of sediments from rivers in an industrialized area in the Czech Republic were used to evaluate suitability of a simple in vitro bioassay system to detect estrogen receptor (ER)-mediated activity in the complex mixture...
  56. ncbi Prevalence and molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in dairy cattle in South Bohemia, the Czech Republic
    Zuzana Ondrácková
    Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Branisovska 31, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 165:141-4. 2009
    ..Sequence analysis of the glycoprotein (GP60) gene showed that detected C. parvum belonged to the IIaA16G1R1 subtype. This is the first published report about subtyping of the Cryptosporidium GP60 gene from cattle in the Czech Republic.
  57. ncbi Genome-wide differential gene expression in children exposed to air pollution in the Czech Republic
    D M van Leeuwen
    Department of Health Risk Analysis and Toxicology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mutat Res 600:12-22. 2006
    The Teplice area in the Czech Republic is a mining district where elevated levels of air pollution including airborne carcinogens, have been demonstrated, especially during winter time...
  58. ncbi Induced abortions: still important reproduction loss in the Czech Republic?
    Jirina Kocourkova
    Department of Demography and Geodemography, Faculty of Science, Charles University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 30:111-8. 2009
    The aim of study was to evaluate the importance of induced abortions for reproduction medicine in Czech Republic.
  59. ncbi Detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in wild pigs in the Czech Republic
    K Tomanová
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UVPSc, Palackeho 1 3, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
    Vet Rec 151:765-7. 2002
  60. ncbi Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum antibodies in sheep in the Czech Republic
    E Bartova
    Department of Biology and Wildlife Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1 3, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 161:131-2. 2009
    In the Czech Republic, serum from 547 sheep coming from nine farms was examined for antibodies against parasites Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum by screening ELISA. Antibodies against T...
  61. pmc Distribution of serogroups and genotypes among disease-associated and carried isolates of Neisseria meningitidis from the Czech Republic, Greece, and Norway
    Siamak P Yazdankhah
    Department of Airborne Infections, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5146-53. 2004
    ..of disease-associated and carried meningococci from the period 1991 to 2000 in three European countries (the Czech Republic, Greece, and Norway) was investigated...
  62. ncbi Survey of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis in czech republic
    Retnosari Andrajati
    Social and Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University, Heyrovskeho 1203, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, 50005, Czech Republic
    Pharm World Sci 27:436-41. 2005
    To characterize the pattern of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis in the Czech Republic.
  63. ncbi Genetic variation in Tula hantaviruses: sequence analysis of the S and M segments of strains from Central Europe
    A Plyusnin
    Department of Virology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Virus Res 39:237-50. 1995
    Hantavirus carried by the European common vole Microtus arvalis from Moravia (Czech Republic) was analyzed by RT-PCR-sequencing and by reactivity with a panel of monoclonal antibodies (MAbs)...
  64. ncbi [Genotypic heterogeneity of hepatitis C virus (HCV) from blood donors in the Czech Republic]
    V Nemecek
    Národní referencní laborator pro virové hepatitidy, Státní zdravotni ústav, Praha
    Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 58:63-72. 2009
    Analysis of the genotypic distribution of HCV from blood donors screened in the Czech Republic in 1999-2007 and sequence heterogeneity of HCV isolates in the NS5 region of the HCV genome.
  65. ncbi Human biomonitoring system in the Czech Republic
    Milena Cerna
    National Institute of Public Health, Centre of Environmental Health, Srobarova 48, 10042 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:495-9. 2007
    The human biomonitoring (HBM) is an integral part of Environmental Health Monitoring System in the Czech Republic since 1994...
  66. ncbi Prevalence of antibodies to human papillomaviruses in the general population of the Czech Republic
    E Hamsikova
    Department of Experimental Virology, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int J Cancer 77:689-94. 1998
    Sera from 450 individuals between the age of 1 and 80 years, representing the general population of the Czech Republic, were tested for the presence of antibodies to human-papillomavirus(HPV)-derived antigens...
  67. ncbi Mortality differentials in the Czech Republic during the post-1989 socio-political transformation
    D Dzurova
    Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Health Place 6:351-62. 2000
    The Czech Republic, together with Slovakia and Poland, forms a region within Central-Eastern Europe in which the values of life expectancy at birth have been increasing during the period of transformation...
  68. ncbi Contamination of soil with Toxocara eggs in urban (Prague) and rural areas in the Czech Republic
    S Dubná
    Department of Zoology and Fisheries, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Agriculture in Prague, Kamycka 957, 165 21 Prague 6 Suchdol, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 144:81-6. 2007
    Contamination of soil with feline and canine ascarid eggs in public parks, backyards and sand pits in Prague, Czech Republic was investigated in this work. Soil samples from shelters and rural areas were also collected...
  69. ncbi The 2001 serological survey in the Czech Republic--viral hepatitis
    V Nemecek
    Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 11:S54-61. 2003
    ..Age dependence could not be assessed because of the small number of positive persons. HCV infection is known to afflict high-risk groups, likely to escape a general serological survey, rather than the normal population...
  70. ncbi Serological confirmation of Borrelia burgdorferi infection in dogs in the Czech Republic
    K Pejchalova
    Department of Comparative Animal Physiology and General Zoology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, 611 37, Brno
    Vet Res Commun 30:231-8. 2006
    ..Serum samples obtained from healthy, asymptomatic military dogs from 12 different areas in the Czech Republic were examined for IgG antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.)...
  71. ncbi Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in dogs in the Czech Republic
    Katerina Kybicová
    National Institute of Public Health, National Reference Laboratory for Lyme Borreliosis, Prague, Czech Republic
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:655-61. 2009
    ..l.) in the Czech Republic. This data can provide information relevant to human infection...
  72. ncbi Alimentary transmission of tick-borne encephalitis in the Czech Republic (1997-2008)
    B Kriz
    National Institute of Public Health, Praha
    Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 58:98-103. 2009
    ..Analysis of cases of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) with confirmed food-borne transmission in patients who were unaware of tick attachment prior to the onset of illness...
  73. ncbi Bovine respiratory syncytial virus strains currently circulating in the Czech Republic are most closely related to Danish strains from 1995
    K Kovarcik
    Veterinary Research Institute, Hudcova 70, Brno 621 32, Czech Republic
    Acta Virol 48:57-62. 2004
    ..recently (2002-2003) circulating Bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV) strains in cattle population in the Czech Republic. These strains are in a phylogenetic tree more closely related to the Danish strains from 1995 than to the ..
  74. ncbi Molecular and serological evidence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in wild rodents in the Czech Republic
    K Kybicová
    National Reference Laboratory for Lyme Borreliosis, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:645-52. 2008
    ..study was to determine the frequency and spatial distribution of the Borrelia species in wild rodents in the Czech Republic. In total, 293 muscle tissue samples and 106 sera from 293 wild rodents captured in North Bohemia and North-..
  75. ncbi Multivariate analysis of risk factors for testicular cancer: a hospital-based case-control study in the Czech Republic
    L Dusek
    Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    Neoplasma 55:356-68. 2008
    ..This suggests that both environmental exposures and genetic inheritance can play role in the moderation of the risk of TGCC...
  76. ncbi Ethylene glycol poisoning in the Czech Republic (2000-2002)
    M Krenová
    Toxicological Information Centre, Department of Occupational Medicine, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General Teaching Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Blood Purif 24:180-4. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the severity of kidney damage retrospectively and to analyze prognostic factors following ethylene glycol (EG) poisonings...
  77. ncbi Mercury distribution around the Spolana chlor-alkali plant (central Bohemia, Czech Republic) after a catastrophic flood, as revealed by bioindicators
    Ivan Suchara
    Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening, Kvetnove nam 391, Pruhonice, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 151:352-61. 2008
    ..The bio-indicators, used alone or in combination, can be recommended for effective and reliable determination of Hg contamination levels around Hg sources...
  78. ncbi First evidence of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV-2) infection of pigs in the Czech Republic by semi-nested PCR
    V Celerá
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunoogy, Veterinary and Pharmaceutical University Bruno, Czech Republic
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 49:155-9. 2002
    ..In total. 77 samples of inguinal lymph nodes and nasal swabs from pigs in the Czech Republic were used to detect the virus. Thirty-seven of them were positive for PCV-2 DNA...
  79. ncbi Molecular and microscopical evidence of Ehrlichia spp. and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in patients, animals and ticks in the Czech Republic
    D Hulinska
    National Institute of Public Health, National Reference laboratory for Borreliosis and Tick Borne Infections, Prague, Czech Republic
    New Microbiol 25:437-48. 2002
    ..ricinus tick, which also transmits Borrelia burgorferi sensu lato in central, west and east regions of the Czech Republic. The diagnosis was established by PCR with sequence analysis of the genes encoding 16S rRNA of Ehrlichia and ..
  80. ncbi The giant liver fluke Fascioloides magna (Bassi 1875) in cervids in the Czech Republic and potential of its spreading to Germany
    Adam Novobilský
    Department of Veterinary Ecology and Environmental Protection, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Palackeho 1 3, 612 42, Brno, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 100:549-53. 2007
    ..and fallow deer (Dama dama) were investigated to determine the current distribution of the fluke in the Czech Republic. Faecal samples were collected from 20 different areas, and livers of hunted deer were dissected from each ..
  81. ncbi Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in asymptomatic children: a prospective population-based study from the Czech Republic. Application of a monoclonal-based antigen-in-stool enzyme immunoassay
    Josef Sykora
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty Hospital, Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University in Prague, Pilsen, Czech Republic
    Helicobacter 14:286-97. 2009
    ..pylori infection in a population-based sample of asymptomatic children in the Czech Republic. Furthermore, this study aims to identify potential risk factors associated with this infection.
  82. ncbi Neural tube defects in the Czech Republic during 1961-1999: incidences, prenatal diagnosis and prevalences according to maternal age
    A Sipek
    Institute for Care of Mother and Child, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:501-7. 2002
    ..study of neural tube defects using data from the population-based register of congenital malformations in the Czech Republic over the 1961-99 period...
  83. ncbi Epidemiological characteristics of pertussis in Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, the Czech Republic, Poland and Turkey-1945 to 2005
    Irja Lutsar
    University of Tartu, Ravila 19, 50411, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Pediatr 168:407-15. 2009
    ..Age-specific incidence rates rose in 5-14 year olds in Poland, Estonia and the Czech Republic. Incidence rates in children <1 year of age remained unchanged. There were two age distribution patterns...
  84. ncbi Drugs and fatal traffic accidents in the Czech Republic
    Viktor Mravcik
    Czech National Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Prague, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 15:158-62. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of psychotropic drug use in active participants in traffic accidents who died during the accident or shortly after it due to injuries resulting from the accident...
  85. ncbi North Atlantic weather oscillation and human infectious diseases in the Czech Republic, 1951-2003
    Zdenek Hubalek
    Medical Zoology Laboratory, Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:263-70. 2005
    ..and the annual incidence rate of 14 viral, bacterial and protozoan national notifiable human diseases in the Czech Republic was examined...
  86. ncbi Five years of the system of monitoring the environmental impact on population health of the Czech Republic
    V Kliment
    National Institute of Public Health, Srobarova 48, 100 42 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 8:198-205. 2000
    The data collected in the System of monitoring the environmental impact on population health of the Czech Republic in 1994-1998 were obtained routinely and in a stabilized manner in six subsystems: health consequences and risks related to ..
  87. ncbi Multipurpose serological survey--its philosophy and objectives in the Czech Republic
    B Kriz
    Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 11:S4-6. 2003
  88. ncbi Nasal schistosomes of wildfowl in the Czech Republic
    Jitka Rudolfová
    Department of Parasitology, Charles University, Vinicna 7, 12844 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 88:1093-5. 2002
    ..Our work confirmed a relatively high prevalence of these parasites in wild anatid birds in the Czech Republic. The isolated miracidia were used to infect the Radix peregra (an autochtonous snail species) which proved to ..
  89. ncbi [Surgery for liver metastases of colorectal etiology in Czech Republic: current national survey]
    M Ryska
    Univerzita Karlova, 2 LF UK a UVN Praha, Chirurgicka klinika, Praha
    Rozhl Chir 89:100-8. 2010
    b>Czech Republic is the first in the incidence of colorectal carcinoma (CRC) in all over the world. There is 60% development of liver metastases in the patients with colorectal carcinoma (LMCRC)...
  90. ncbi Oral health status of drug addicts in the Czech Republic
    A Pilinová
    Institute of Dental Research, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Faculty Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 21:36-9. 2003
    Over the last decade, illicit drug use has become a very pronounced problem in the Czech Republic. Some branches of medicine such as psychiatry, internal medicine and neurology have tried to confront the situation by joint treatment of ..
  91. ncbi Emergence of EMRSA-15 clone in hospitals throughout the Czech Republic
    O Melter
    National Reference Laboratory for Antibiotics, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    Euro Surveill 11:E060803.6. 2006
  92. ncbi [Imported viral hepatitis in the Czech Republic]
    J Dlhy
    Regional Institute of Hygiene, Habrmanova 154, 150 01 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
    Klin Mikrobiol Infekc Lek 13:48-53. 2007
    Through the analysis of notified viral hepatitis, trends in the occurrence of imported cases in the Czech Republic have been specified, the aim of which was to draw attention to the epidemiologically important aspects of travelling abroad.
  93. ncbi Coccidiosis in goats in the Czech Republic
    B Koudela
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceske Budejovice
    Vet Parasitol 76:261-7. 1998
    An observational study was conducted to determine coccidial infections in goats of 13 farms in the Czech Republic. The prevalence of oocysts of Eimeria species in kids (less than 3 months old), weaned but not served goats (from 3 months ..
  94. ncbi Vertical distribution of the tick Ixodes ricinus and tick-borne pathogens in the northern Moravian mountains correlated with climate warming (Jeseníky Mts., Czech Republic)
    Milan Daniel
    National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 17:139-45. 2009
    ..were compared with the records from another 8 stations in other mountain areas in the Czech Republic. A very similar statistically significant trend of increasing mean air temperatures during the last three ..
  95. ncbi Genotoxicity of urban air pollutants in the Czech Republic. Part II. DNA adduct formation in mammalian cells by extractable organic matter
    J Topinka
    Laboratory of Genetic Ecotoxicology, Regional Institute of Hygiene of Central Bohemia and Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
    Mutat Res 469:83-93. 2000
    ..Air samples were collected in the course of summer and winter periods in two regions of the Czech Republic representing low and high levels of air pollution, the districts of industrial Teplice and rural Prachatice, ..
  96. ncbi Hospital antibiotic management in the Czech Republic--results of the ABS maturity survey of the ABS International group
    Vlastimil Jindrak
    Na Homolce Hospital, and University Hospital Motol, Praha, Czech Republic
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:289-93. 2008
    ..Hospital antibiotic stewardship (ABS) programs are essential for ensuring long-lasting quality of antibiotic usage and for controlling antimicrobial resistance in the hospital setting...
  97. ncbi Short to long term mortality of patients hospitalised with heart failure in the Czech Republic--a report from the EuroHeart Failure Survey
    Hana Rosolova
    Centre of Preventive Cardiology of the 2nd Medical Department University Hospital, E Benese 13, 305 99 Pilsen, Czech Republic
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:780-3. 2005
    ..The Czech Republic was 1 of the 24 European Society countries included in the survey...
  98. pmc Genetic variability within Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato genospecies established by PCR-single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis of the rrfA-rrlB intergenic spacer in ixodes ricinus ticks from the Czech Republic
    Marketa Derdakova
    Vector Ecology Laboratory, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:509-16. 2003
    ..DNA from a sample of 370 Ixodes ricinus ticks collected in the Czech Republic was analyzed by PCR for the presence of a approximately 230-bp fragment of the rrfA-rrlB intergenic spacer of ..
  99. ncbi Total mercury and mercury species in birds and fish in an aquatic ecosystem in the Czech Republic
    Pavlína Houserová
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Zemedelska 1, CZ 613 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 145:185-94. 2007
    ..species (methylmercury-MeHg, inorganic mercury--Hg(2+)) were determined in the aquatic ecosystem Záhlinice (Czech Republic)...
  100. ncbi Ambient air quality for the territory of the Czech Republic in 1996-1999 expressed by three essential factors
    Iva Hůnová
    Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Na Sabatce 17, 143 06 4 Komorany, Prague, Czech Republic
    Sci Total Environ 303:245-51. 2003
    ..measured air quality data developed and introduced in 1998 is used for ambient air quality assessment in the Czech Republic. The data from a countrywide air quality monitoring network is collated into the least possible number of ..
  101. ncbi Cytogenetic effects in children and mothers exposed to air pollution assessed by the frequency of micronuclei and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH): a family pilot study in the Czech Republic
    Marie Pedersen
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Copenhagen, DK 1014 K Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 608:112-20. 2006
    A family pilot study was conducted in the Czech Republic to test the hypothesis that exposure to air pollution with particulate matter (PM) in children results in detectable effects indicated by a number of biomarkers of exposure and ..

Research Grants32

  1. E-Education in Research Ethics: Central and Eastern Europe
    MARTIN STROSBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..current funding cycle this program will have graduated 54 "fellows" from 17 countries: Belarus, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, ..
  2. Research Training: Socio-Economics of Mental Health Service Delivery in SE Europe
    Richard M Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to build upon the successful "Finance and Mental Health Services Training in Czech Republic/Central Europe (5-D43-TW005810-10). Prof...
  3. MULTIDISCIPLINARY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TRAINING
    David Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..While the primary countries in our original award were Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, the economic and scientific progress there has been such that we believe our focus should be on countries of ..
  4. Finance and Mental Health Services Training in Czech Republic/Central Europe
    Richard M Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..we propose to continue to expand this program, which in its first five years has already expanded from the Czech Republic to Slovakia, into other countries in the Central European region that have both a) developing, middle income ..
  5. Air Pollution and Adverse Birth Outcomes
    Beate Ritz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Studies conducted previously in Los Angeles, China, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Mexico, and the United States suggest exposure to ambient air pollution during pregnancy may cause adverse ..
  6. Hepatitis C in Central Europe
    Laura Krekulova; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will focus on hepatitis C in Prague, Czech Republic. Hepatitis C is a major emerging infectious disease problem in Central and Eastern Europe, especially among ..
  7. Optimized Hydride Generation Systems for Arsenic Specia*
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed FIRCA project will be carried out primarily in the Institute of Analytical Chemistry in Prague, Czech Republic, in collaboration with Dr. Jiri Dedina as an extension of NIH Grant 1 R01 ES010845...
  8. International Congress on Microsporidiosis
    Louis Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..International Congress on Microsporidosis will be held in July 2004 at the Institute of Parasitology of the Czech Republic Academy of Sciences...
  9. CANCER INCIDENCE IN URANIUM MINERS EXPOSED TO RADON
    Radim Sram; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..18,000 underground uranium miners who started working in the Pribram uranium mining region in the Czech Republic between 1948 and 1976. This represents one of the largest cohorts of uranium miners studied...
  10. CBS GENE IN HOMOCYSTINURIA AND ARTERIOSCLEROSIS
    JAN KRAUS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..D., Ph.D. from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. The applicant proposes to determine the mechanisms of altered gene expression of the cystathionine b-synthase ..
  11. Mental Health Economics Training Program
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..which include the Fogarty International-NIH Health Policy Research Training Program for scholars from the Czech Republic, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Training Program and the Agency for ..
  12. Roles of bacterial flora in endotoxin shock mediated vi*
    Koichi Kobayashi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research is performed primarily in the Institute of Microbiology AS CR in the Czech Republic in collaboration with Helena Tlaskalova as an extension of NIH grant # P01 AI36529.
  13. Gene Expression in the Preimplantation Bovine Embryo
    Richard Schultz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    This research will be done primarily in the Czech Republic at the Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics as an extension of NIH grant R37 ND 22681...
  14. HPV AND RISK OF ORAL CANCER IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
    Elaine Smith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..International Award, we will compare HPV infection and other lifestyle factors as risks of oral cancer in the Czech Republic to those of the Iowa population (parent grant). The specific aims of the Fogarty grant are to: 1...
  15. COPING WITH CHANGE IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA
    JOSEPH HRABA; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..panel study of the post-communist transformation's effect on the well-being of families and individuals in the Czech Republic (HM50369). Three waves of questionnaire data have been collected in 1994-1996...
  16. DO GUT BACTERIA PROVOKE INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE?
    JOHN CEBRA; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Helena Tlaskalova et. al., Institute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic], under the auspices of the Fogarty Award [FIRCA], plan to analyze a number of murine models for human ..
  17. Consomic Strains Between C57BL/6 and PWD
    Leah Rae Donahue; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The set of consomic strains that is nearing completion in the Czech Republic comes close to this ideal because the chromosomes of PWD, a pure M. m...
  18. Functional analysis of accessory factors in RNA editing
    Kenneth Stuart; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] The research will be done as an extension of an NIH grant. [unreadable] The research will be done in collaboration with Julius Lukes, Ph.D. at the Institute of Parasitology in the Czech Republic. [unreadable] [unreadable]
  19. Retrovirus Molecular Biology: Insights Into Normal and Disease Processes
    Anna Marie Skalka; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The meeting will take place on (April 29 to May 4, 2010) in Prague, the Czech Republic, where there is a rich tradition in retrovirus research...
  20. Interaction of DNA Polymerase alpha with Novel Base-Pairs
    ROBERT KUCHTA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will be done primarily in the Czech Republic in collaboration with Dr. Michal Hocek as an extension of NIH grant # R01AI059764.
  21. Third International Conference on Tumor Microenvironment
    Avraham Raz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Conference on Tumor Microenvironment: Progression, Therapy and Prevention, October 12-16, 2004, Prague, Czech Republic. The Tumor Microenvironment Conferences provide an international platform for a multidisciplinary exchange of ..
  22. GLOBAL RESEARCH TRAINING FOR RURAL CALIFORNIA MINORITIES
    SUSAN OPAVA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the University of the Balearic Islands in Mallorca, Spain; and the Institute of Experimental Medicine in Prague, Czech Republic. Ten student trainees per year, at least eight of whom are undergraduates, will be placed at these sites.
  23. BIOIRON RESEARCH CONFERENCE 2005
    Jerry Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Bioiron 2005 will be held in Prague Czech Republic from May 22 to May 28 2005...
  24. International Society Environmental Epidemiology 2003
    Irva Hertz Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. ..
  25. Early Childhood Development and PCB Exposures in Slovak*
    Irva Hertz Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Other unique features include the evaluation of hearing loss at birth, the measurement of hydroxy and methylsulfone metabolites of PCBs, and a population which includes about 1/3 Gypsies. ..
  26. Pilot for a Multicenter Case-Control Study of Pancreatic Cancer in a High Risk r*
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..pancreatic cancer occur among US blacks and among Caucasian populations in Central Europe, in particular in Czech Republic and Slovakia. The reason for this high incidence is not known...
  27. Hamster Model for AIDS Lymphomas
    JANET BUTEL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, this project may provide new insights into lymphomagenesis in general and may lead to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to this malignancy. ..
  28. SV40 Pathogenesis of Human Infections
    JANET BUTEL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This new information will allow better understanding of the biology of SV40 human infections and may provide insights into the mechanisms of SV40 involvement in human malignancies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Occupational risk factors for NHL and NHL subtypes: an InterLymph-based analysis
    ANDREA MANNETJE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This large study conducted by an international team of expert collaborators will provide sufficient study power to reach the outlined aims and contribute to the knowledge of the etiology of NHL. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Multicentric Pooled Analysis of Second Primary Cancer
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., ultraviolet light); (ii) an investigation of rare cancer types (e.g., bone cancer or sarcomas); and (iii) an investigation of second primary cancers which may be increased due to treatment of a first primary cancer (e.g., leukemia). ..
  31. International Lung Cancer Consortium: Pooled analysis o*
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..