- Nutritional status of children from Cochabamba, Bolivia: a cross-sectional study
Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Rev Panam Salud Publica 38:487-94. 2015
- Review of oral cholera vaccines: efficacy in young children
Cristina Masuet Aumatell
International Health Centre, Preventive Medicine Department, Bellvitge Hospital, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Infect Drug Resist 4:155-60. 2011
..The following literature review of the efficacy of the currently available cholera vaccines provides a clear evidence base for the clinical administration of cholera vaccine, particularly in an epidemic situation...
- [Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents from Cochabamba (Bolivia); a cross-sectional study]
Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL Centro de Salud Internacional Servicio de Medicina Preventiva Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge L Hospitalet de Llobregat Cataluña España
Nutr Hosp 28:1884-91. 2013
..The anthropometric status of school age children and young adolescents in Andean countries is not well known...
- Seroprevalence of hepatitis B in two period birth cohorts of Bolivian children: effect of universal vaccination
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute IDIBELL, International Health Centre and Travel Medicine Clinic, Preventive Medicine Department, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Catalonia, Spain
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 107:578-83. 2013
..This study aimed to assess the seroprevalence of markers against HBV in two different birth cohorts (pre-universal vaccine cohort and post-universal vaccine cohort) from Cochabamba, Bolivia...
- Prevalence of hepatitis A antibodies in Eastern Bolivia: a population-based study
Masuet Aumatell C
Preventive Medicine Department, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute IDIBELL, International Health Centre and Travel Medicine Clinic, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Catalonia, Spain
J Med Virol 85:1692-7. 2013
..1-100%), had water delivered at home from a tanker (99.4%), and spoke Quechua at home (99.5%). The descriptive and bivariate analysis suggested that no change in HAV epidemiology has occurred in Cochabamba...
- Seroprevalence of varicella-zoster virus infection in children from Cochabamba: tropical or temperate pattern?
International Health Center and Travel Medicine Clinic, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Bellvitge, Spain
Trop Med Int Health 18:296-302. 2013
..To determine the seroprevalence of varicella-zoster viral (VZV) infections in schoolchildren from the Cochabamba region (Bolivia), and its association with socio-demographic variables, socio-economic status and geographical location...
- Measles in Bolivia: A 'honeymoon period'
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute IDIBELL, International Health Centre and Travel Medicine Clinic, Preventive Medicine Department, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s n, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907 Catalonia, Spain
Vaccine 31:2097-102. 2013
..Although measles is a highly infectious disease, the live measles vaccine provides protection for over 20 years, and immunity may be lifelong. This study assessed measles seroprevalence in schoolchildren in the Cochabamba region of Bolivia...