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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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 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
  6. doi 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 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  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 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.
  6. doi 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 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...
  8. 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)...
  9. doi 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...
  10. 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.
  11. doi 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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 ..
  15. 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.
  16. 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...
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi 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...
  23. doi 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)...
  24. doi 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...
  25. doi 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.
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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.
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi 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...
  32. doi 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-..
  33. 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 ..
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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.)...
  37. 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...
  38. doi 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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 ..
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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 ..
  45. 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...
  46. doi 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.
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
  50. 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 ..
  51. 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 ..
  52. 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...
  53. 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)...
  54. 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 ..
  55. 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
  56. 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 ..
  57. 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 ..
  58. doi Effective dose assessment for workers in caves in the Czech Republic: experiments with passive radon detectors
    L Thinova
    Department of Dosimetry, Czech Technical University in Prague, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 130:48-51. 2008
    ..The experiments described below were conducted as one part of a routine methodology control, focused on classifying worker irradiation from natural ionizing radiation sources in show caves and in caves used for speleotherapy...
  59. ncbi Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in the Czech Republic: prevalence and aetiology
    Jan Lata
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:739-43. 2003
    ..the prevalence and detailed data concerning the incidence of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in the Czech Republic. Ninety-nine patients with liver cirrhosis and ascites were examined...
  60. ncbi Functional status and depressive symptoms among older adults from residential care facilities in the Czech Republic
    Hana Vanková
    Centre of Gerontology, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:466-71. 2008
    ..little is known about factors associated with depressive symptoms among long-term care residents in the Czech Republic and in other Eastern European countries...
  61. 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
  62. 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 ..
  63. ncbi Critique of the Philip Morris study of the cost of smoking in the Czech Republic
    Hana Ross
    Health Research and Policy Centers, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:181-9. 2004
    This critique analyzes the methodology used in a study of the economic burden imposed on public finances in the Czech Republic by the consumption of cigarettes...
  64. 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 ..
  65. 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.
  66. ncbi High genotypic diversity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis in the Czech Republic
    Sarka Vosahlikova
    Department of Paediatrics, 2nd Medical School, Charles University in Prague, Uvalu 84, 15006 Prague 5, Czech Republic
    Res Microbiol 158:324-9. 2007
    ..In the Czech Republic, more than half of the registered CF patients attend the Prague CF centre...
  67. 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)...
  68. ncbi Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the Czech Republic. Results of two nationwide cross-sectional surveys in 1997/1998 and 2000/2001, Czech Post-MONICA Study
    R Cifkova
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Hum Hypertens 18:571-9. 2004
    ..1997/1998 and 2000/2001, two surveys for cardiovascular risk factors were conducted in nine districts of the Czech Republic, involving a 1% population random sample aged 25-64 years in each district...
  69. 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, ..
  70. doi 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...
  71. 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 ..
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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)...
  75. ncbi Determination of normal concentration levels of Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Pb, Se and Zn in hair of the child population in the Czech Republic
    B Benes
    National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 11:184-6. 2003
    ..g(-1), respectively. Statistically significant differences between boys and girls were found for Cd, Cu and Zn. Concentrations of the elements under study correspond to the published values for the non-exposed population...
  76. ncbi Pricing and reimbursement of pharmaceuticals in the Czech Republic and Sweden
    Jana Davidova
    Department of Social and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University, Heyrovskeho 1203, CZ 500 05 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
    Pharm World Sci 30:57-64. 2008
    To describe and compare price regulation and reimbursement in the Czech Republic and Sweden.
  77. 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.
  78. ncbi Prevalence of congenital adrenal hyperplasia among sudden infant death in the Czech Republic and Austria
    Kristina A Strnadová
    Department of Pediatrics, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, CZ 100 81, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur J Pediatr 166:1-4. 2007
    ..the number of infants who died of unrecognized congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) in Austria and the Czech Republic within the past 13 years, before the introduction of adequate neonatal screening...
  79. ncbi The development of food consumption in the Czech Republic after 1989
    M Dofkova
    Centre of Food Chain Hygiene, National Institute of Public Health, Palackeho 1-3, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
    Public Health Nutr 4:999-1003. 2001
    ..The average consumption of basic food groups is presented. SETTING: All regions of the Czech Republic. SUBJECTS: The primary data came from the years 1991, 1994 and 1997...
  80. ncbi Occurrence of ticks infected by tickborne encephalitis virus and Borrelia genospecies in mountains of the Czech Republic
    M Daniel
    National Institute of Public Health, Praha, Czech Republic
    Euro Surveill 10:E050331.1. 2005
  81. ncbi Antibodies to selected viral disease agents in wild boars from the Czech Republic
    Kamil Sedlak
    Department of Virology and Serology, State Veterinary Institute Prague, Sidlistni 136 24, 165 03 Prague 6, Czech Republic
    J Wildl Dis 44:777-80. 2008
    ..Blood samples were collected from wild boar (Sus scrofa) shot during the hunting season from 1999 to 2005 in the Czech Republic. Sera were tested by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the presence of antibodies against classical swine ..
  82. ncbi [Neglected arthropod-borne viral infections in the Czech Republic]
    I Rudolf
    Ustav biologie obratlovců AV CR, v v i, Brno
    Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 57:80-9. 2008
    Central European encephalitis is the most common arthropod-borne virus disease in the Czech Republic, with the mean annual incidence of 6 cases per 100 000 population...
  83. ncbi Prevalence of antibodies to tickborne encephalitis and West Nile flaviviruses and the clinical signs of tickborne encephalitis in dogs in the Czech Republic
    J Klimes
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
    Vet Rec 148:17-20. 2001
    Blood sera from 151 dogs from areas of the Czech Republic endemic for human tickborne encephalitis (TBE) were examined for the presence of antibodies to TBE and West Nile (WN) flaviviruses by the haemagglutination-inhibition test ..
  84. ncbi Serological survey of Neospora caninum in dogs in the Czech Republic and a long-term study of dynamics of antibodies
    P Václavek
    Department of Virology, State Veterinary Institute Jihlava, Rantirovska 93, 586 05 Jihlava, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 143:35-41. 2007
    ..aim of the present study was to establish the prevalence of antibodies against Neospora caninum dogs from the Czech Republic and to examine the dynamics of antibody titers during a long-term period...
  85. doi 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...
  86. doi An entropy-optimized multilocus approach for characterizing the strains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum infecting horses in the Czech Republic
    Petr Zeman
    Medical Laboratories, Konevova 205, 130 00 Prague 3, Czech Republic
    J Med Microbiol 58:423-9. 2009
    ..phagocytophilum and distinguish two unique genetic variants infecting horses in the Czech Republic. This resolution far exceeded the discriminatory potential of any of the four sequenced genes when used singly...
  87. doi Health behaviors, nutritional status, and anthropometric parameters of Roma and non-Roma mothers and their infants in the Czech Republic
    Jolana Rambousková
    Department of Nutrition, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:58-64. 2009
    To compare maternal health behaviors, maternal nutritional status, and infant size at birth of Romas and non-Romas in the Czech Republic.
  88. ncbi Cytogenetic analysis and occupational health in the Czech Republic
    Radim J Sram
    Laboratory of Genetic Ecotoxicology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, AS CR and Health Institute of the Central Bohemia, Vi denská 1083, 142 20 Prague 4, Czech Republic
    Mutat Res 566:21-48. 2004
    ..and have described the most important milestones in the history of the use of cytogenetic analysis in the Czech Republic. Details on the levels of occupational exposure and the corresponding observed frequencies of aberrant cells ..
  89. doi Effect of rFVIIa dose and time to treatment on patients with haemophilia and inhibitors: analysis of HemoRec registry data from the Czech Republic
    P Salaj
    Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic
    Haemophilia 15:752-9. 2009
    ..Only data from the Czech Republic, obtained by the HemoRec registry, were used...
  90. pmc Association between year of birth and cognitive functions in Russia and the Czech Republic: cross-sectional results of the HAPIEE study
    Martin Bobak
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 33:231-9. 2009
    To assess differences in cognitive functions by year of birth in Russia and the Czech Republic.
  91. doi Belowground ectomycorrhizal communities in three Norway spruce stands with different degrees of decline in the Czech Republic
    Martina Peter
    Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Zuercherstrasse 111, CH 8903, Birmensdorf, Switzerland
    Mycorrhiza 18:157-69. 2008
    ..communities on the roots of adult trees and seedlings associated with three Norway spruce stands in the Czech Republic using morphological and molecular tools...
  92. doi 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...
  93. ncbi Health care system in the Czech Republic
    L Spacilova
    Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Kralove, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Czech Republic
    Ann Ig 19:573-81. 2007
    This article reviews the health care system in the Czech Republic. It is aimed to point out the different matters in contrast to the Italian system...
  94. doi NBN 657del5 heterozygous mutations and colorectal cancer risk in the Czech Republic
    Barbara Pardini
    Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
    Mutat Res 666:64-7. 2009
    ..The Czech Republic has one of the highest incidences of colorectal cancer in the world as well as high incidence of NBS...
  95. ncbi Genetic and antigenic characteristics of Neisseria meningitidis strains isolated in the Czech Republic in 1997-1998
    P Kriz
    National Reference Laboratory for Meningococcal Infections, National Institute of Public Health, Czech Republic
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:452-9. 2000
    ..In 1993, a dramatic change in the incidence and severity of invasive meningococcal disease in the Czech Republic occurred as a consequence of the appearance of a Neisseria meningitidis strain of phenotype C:2a:P1...
  96. ncbi Participation in pharmaceutical costs and seniors' access to medicines in the Czech Republic
    Jana Davidova
    Department of Social and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Kralove, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 16:26-8. 2008
    Analysis of participation in drug costs by seniors in the Czech Republic in connection with seniors' access to pharmacotherapy.
  97. doi Clinical and demographic characteristics predicting QOL in patients with epilepsy in the Czech Republic: how this can influence practice
    Eva Tlusta
    Department of Social and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University in Prague, Heyrovskeho 1203, 500 05 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
    Seizure 18:85-9. 2009
    The aim of our study was to assess the influence of different clinical and demographic variables on quality of life (QOL) in patients with epilepsy in the Czech Republic.
  98. doi Genotype and haplotype analysis of cell cycle genes in sporadic colorectal cancer in the Czech Republic
    V Polakova
    Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
    Hum Mutat 30:661-8. 2009
    The Czech Republic has one of the highest incidences of colorectal cancer (CRC) in the world...
  99. ncbi The seasonality of live birth is strongly influenced by socio-demographic factors
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Hum Reprod 16:1512-7. 2001
    ..We used data on all live births registered in the Czech Republic in 1989-1991 (n = 387 496)...
  100. 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...
  101. pmc Update on the major clonal types of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Czech Republic
    O Melter
    National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4998-5005. 2003
    ..characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains isolated in 21 hospitals in the Czech Republic in the period 2000-2002 and comparison with previous results from 1996-1997...

Research Grants71

  1. 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 ..
  2. Health disparities and aging in societies in transition
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The existing study is based in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic, and consists of a baseline survey and mortality follow up...
  3. 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 ..
  4. 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...
  5. Mental Health Economics Training Program
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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 ..
  6. 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...
  7. Biomed Studies & Instrumentation in Proteomics/Glycomics
    Milos Novotny; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. universities and two foreign research institutions (in Czech Republic and Sweden) will also participate in the exchange of scholars, biomedically interesting samples and scientific ..
  8. Biomed Studies & Instrumentation in Proteomics/Glycomics
    Milos Novotny; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. universities and two foreign research institutions (in Czech Republic and Sweden) will also participate in the exchange of scholars, biomedically interesting samples and scientific ..