Instituto de Salud Carlos III

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Organization: Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Country: Spain

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  1. pmc Variability of Bartonella genotypes among small mammals in Spain
    H Gil
    Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain, 1 Hospital de Getafe, Getafe, Madrid, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:8062-70. 2010
  2. ncbi The Patient Card questionnaire to identify wearing-off in Parkinson disease
    Pablo Martinez-Martin
    Neuroepidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Clin Neuropharmacol 30:266-75. 2007
  3. ncbi Genotype distribution of clinical isolates of Trichosporon asahii based on sequencing of intergenic spacer 1
    Juan L Rodriguez-Tudela
    Servicio de Micologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda Madrid, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:435-40. 2007
  4. ncbi The first 4p euchromatic variant in a healthy carrier having an unusual reproductive history
    L Rodriguez
    Estudio Colaborativo Español de Malformaciones Congénitas del Centro de Investigación sobre Anomalías Congénitas, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet A 143:995-8. 2007
  5. pmc High level expression of soluble glycoproteins in the allantoic fluid of embryonated chicken eggs using a Sendai virus minigenome system
    Teresa Corral
    Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Biotechnol 7:17. 2007
  6. ncbi Dependence of correlations between antibody titres and opsonophagocytosis on pneumococcal serotype and patient morbidity in pre- and post-pneumococcal vaccination states
    D Tarrago
    Department of Bacteriology, National Centre for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:369-76. 2007
  7. ncbi [Biodefense: a new challenge for microbiology and public health]
    M José Buitrago Serna
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 25:190-8. 2007
  8. ncbi Hospitalised osteoporotic vertebral fractures in Spain: analysis of the national hospital discharge registry
    C Bouza
    Agency for Health Technology Assessment, Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs, Madrid, Spain
    Osteoporos Int 18:649-57. 2007
  9. pmc Oesophageal cancer mortality in Spain: a spatial analysis
    Nuria Aragones
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 7:3. 2007
  10. pmc Statistical analyses of correlation between fluconazole MICs for Candida spp. assessed by standard methods set forth by the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (E.Dis. 7.1) and CLSI (M27-A2)
    Juan Luis Rodriguez-Tudela
    Servicio de Micologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ctra Majadahonda Pozuelo km 2, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 45:109-11. 2007

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  1. pmc Variability of Bartonella genotypes among small mammals in Spain
    H Gil
    Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain, 1 Hospital de Getafe, Getafe, Madrid, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:8062-70. 2010
    ..Furthermore, our method has been updated with 21 new probes in a final panel of 36, which represents a robust molecular tool for clinical and environmental Bartonella studies...
  2. ncbi The Patient Card questionnaire to identify wearing-off in Parkinson disease
    Pablo Martinez-Martin
    Neuroepidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Clin Neuropharmacol 30:266-75. 2007
    ..Accordingly, the PC may potentially help clinicians identify W-O phenomena and thereby allow for better management of patients with Parkinson disease...
  3. ncbi Genotype distribution of clinical isolates of Trichosporon asahii based on sequencing of intergenic spacer 1
    Juan L Rodriguez-Tudela
    Servicio de Micologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda Madrid, Spain
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:435-40. 2007
    ..Three isolates from South America showed high MICs to all antifungals analyzed. The true epidemiologic usefulness of classifying T. asahii in genotypes should be ascertaining analyzing a high number of isolates from many countries...
  4. ncbi The first 4p euchromatic variant in a healthy carrier having an unusual reproductive history
    L Rodriguez
    Estudio Colaborativo Español de Malformaciones Congénitas del Centro de Investigación sobre Anomalías Congénitas, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet A 143:995-8. 2007
    ..This chromosome duplication appears to be a previously undescribed euchromatic variant (EV). We discuss the possibility that the 4p paternal EV could be involved in the clinical and genetic findings of the three TOPs...
  5. pmc High level expression of soluble glycoproteins in the allantoic fluid of embryonated chicken eggs using a Sendai virus minigenome system
    Teresa Corral
    Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Biotechnol 7:17. 2007
    ..We now describe a system, based on a Sendai virus minigenome, to produce large amounts of heterologous viral glycoproteins in the allantoic cavity of embryonated eggs...
  6. ncbi Dependence of correlations between antibody titres and opsonophagocytosis on pneumococcal serotype and patient morbidity in pre- and post-pneumococcal vaccination states
    D Tarrago
    Department of Bacteriology, National Centre for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:369-76. 2007
    ..A globally lower response was obtained for serotype 23 and/or transplant recipients...
  7. ncbi [Biodefense: a new challenge for microbiology and public health]
    M José Buitrago Serna
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 25:190-8. 2007
    ..The microbiological diagnosis that allows identification of the causal agent, a key point for taking suitable control measures, is also included...
  8. ncbi Hospitalised osteoporotic vertebral fractures in Spain: analysis of the national hospital discharge registry
    C Bouza
    Agency for Health Technology Assessment, Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs, Madrid, Spain
    Osteoporos Int 18:649-57. 2007
    ..These data provide a basis for assessing the impact of these fractures on the Spanish health-care system and to estimate future care requirements...
  9. pmc Oesophageal cancer mortality in Spain: a spatial analysis
    Nuria Aragones
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 7:3. 2007
    ..Geographic mapping of age-standardized, cause-specific death rates at a municipal level could be a helpful and powerful tool for providing clues leading to a better understanding of its aetiology...
  10. pmc Statistical analyses of correlation between fluconazole MICs for Candida spp. assessed by standard methods set forth by the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (E.Dis. 7.1) and CLSI (M27-A2)
    Juan Luis Rodriguez-Tudela
    Servicio de Micologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ctra Majadahonda Pozuelo km 2, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 45:109-11. 2007
    ..In summary, both methods produce very similar MICs, indicating that methodology does not pose any obstacle to obtaining uniform standards for antifungal susceptibility testing of yeasts...
  11. pmc Stroke prevalence among the Spanish elderly: an analysis based on screening surveys
    Raquel Boix
    National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Neurol 6:36. 2006
    ..This study sought to describe stroke prevalence in Spanish elderly populations and compare it against that of other European countries...
  12. ncbi Classification of surgical procedures for epidemiologic assessment of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission by surgery
    J de Pedro-Cuesta
    Department of Applied Epidemiology, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:595-604. 2006
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  13. ncbi Occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and electromagnetic fields in relation to the risk of thyroid cancer in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Section, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado, 6, ES 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:276-84. 2006
    ..This study sought to ascertain the risk of thyroid cancer in relation to occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and extremely low-frequency magnetic fields (ELFMF) in a cohort representative of Sweden's gainfully employed population...
  14. ncbi Detection and subtyping of dengue 1-4 and yellow fever viruses by means of a multiplex RT-nested-PCR using degenerated primers
    M P Sánchez-Seco
    Alert and Emergency Unit, National Center for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1432-41. 2006
    ..These viruses are active mainly in regions where expensive and sophisticated technologies are not available. Our objective was to develop a simple, reliable and easy-to-perform method to detect and identify these viruses...
  15. pmc Factors associated with self-rated health in older people living in institutions
    Javier Damián
    National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Geriatr 8:5. 2008
    ..We carried out a cross-sectional study to describe the physical, mental, and social factors associated with self-rated health in nursing homes and other geriatric facilities...
  16. doi Knockdown resistance mutations (kdr) and insecticide susceptibility to DDT and pyrethroids in Anopheles gambiae from Equatorial Guinea
    M Moreno
    Centro Nacional de Medicina Tropical Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 13:430-3. 2008
    ..s. from continental Equatorial Guinea; and to relate kdr genotypes with susceptibility to DDT and pyrethroid insecticides in this vector...
  17. doi Genetic drift. The balance of nature: reflections on the physics and mathematics structure of the living world and the human genome
    Maria Luisa Martinez-Frias
    Research Centre on Congenital Anomalies CIAC, Institute of Health Carlos III ISCIII, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet A 146:1781-7. 2008
  18. doi [Delayed diagnosis of HIV infection in Spain]
    Jesus Oliva
    Unidad de Epidemiología del VIH SIDA, Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 28:583-9. 2010
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  19. doi [Barriers to the utilization of research. A descriptive study of clinical nurses and nurses with experience as researchers]
    Teresa Moreno-Casbas
    Unidad de Coordinación, Desarrollo de la Investigación en Enfermería Investén ISCIII, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Clin 20:153-64. 2010
    ..To identify barriers to the utilization of research as perceived by Spanish nurses in clinical practice and by nurses who have been principal investigators of a research project funded by the national health research funding agency...
  20. doi Spread of a multiresistant CTX-M-9-producing Salmonella enterica serotype Virchow phage type 19 in Spain
    S Herrera-León
    Servicio de Bacteriologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ctra Majadahonda Pozuelo Km2, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:901-5. 2010
    ..An IncH12 plasmid widely reported and studied in Enterobacteria is described in a clonal multiresistant S. Virchow PT19 which has successfully spread throughout Spain...
  21. ncbi HIV-1 latency and eradication of long-term viral reservoirs
    Mayte Coiras
    AIDS Immunopathology Unit, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Discov Med 9:185-91. 2010
    ..Further understanding of the mechanisms underlying HIV-1 latency is of primary importance to develop new strategies that ensure the complete destruction of reservoirs and, therefore, the eradication of the infection...
  22. doi Cross-cultural evaluation of the modified Parkinson Psychosis Rating Scale across disease stages
    Javier Virues-Ortega
    Consortium for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red sobre Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas, Madrid, Spain
    Mov Disord 25:1391-8. 2010
    ..The results show that some psychometric properties of the mPPRS are satisfactory albeit there is room for the improvement of scale's content validity and internal consistency. (c) 2010 Movement Disorder Society...
  23. doi Review of the recently defined molecular mechanisms underlying thanatophoric dysplasia and their potential therapeutic implications for achondroplasia
    Maria Luisa Martinez-Frias
    ECEMC, Centro de Investigación sobre Anomalías Congénitas CIAC, Instituto de Salud Carlos III ISCIII, Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet A 152:245-55. 2010
    ..This result was confirmed in a newborn infant with TD, and suggests new non-surgical therapeutic approaches, that is, Snail1 as a new encouraging therapeutic target...
  24. doi Reducing sexual risk behavior among steady heterosexual serodiscordant couples in a testing and counseling program
    Victoria Hernando
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, ISCII, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Sex Transm Dis 36:621-8. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of an HIV counseling and testing program targeting steady heterosexual serodiscordant couples...
  25. pmc The striking geographical pattern of gastric cancer mortality in Spain: environmental hypotheses revisited
    Nuria Aragones
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 9:316. 2009
    ..This study describes the geographic distribution of gastric cancer mortality at a municipal level in Spain, from 1994-2003...
  26. doi [Autochthonous amebic liver abscess in Spain: an emerging disease? Case report and description of a PCR-based diagnostic test]
    María José Gutiérrez-Cisneros
    Servicio de Parasitologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, ISCIII, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 27:326-30. 2009
    ..In Spain an increase in cases of amebiasis has been detected in patients with no history of traveling to, or immigration from, endemic areas...
  27. doi Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in domestic livestock of Kogo and Mbini foci (Equatorial Guinea)
    C Cordon-Obras
    National Centre of Tropical Medicine, Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 14:535-41. 2009
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  28. doi [Comparison of five commercial assays for the detection of Legionella pneumophila antigens in urine]
    Fernando de Ory
    Servicio de Microbiología Diagnóstica, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 27:81-4. 2009
    ..Antigenuria detection is the main approach for diagnosing Legionella infections. The aim of this study was to compare 5 commercially available methods for detecting Legionella pneumophila soluble antigens in urine...
  29. ncbi [Rare diseases. Concept, epidemiology and state of the question in Spain]
    M Posada de la Paz
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, 28029, Spain
    An Sist Sanit Navar 31:9-20. 2008
    ..These have been included in the Communication of the European Commission on Rare Diseases as well as in the Spanish Senate Presentation...
  30. ncbi [Spanish National Plan for Scientific Research, Development and Innovation 2008-2011: an opportunity for healthcare research]
    Ferrán Catalá-López
    Investén isciii, Subdirección General de Redes y Centros de Investigación Cooperativa, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Clin 18:147-55. 2008
    ..The present document is an approach to the current Spanish National Plan for R&D&I 2008-2011, which also describes current opportunities for developing research in health care within the Spanish National Health System...
  31. pmc In vitro activities of 10 combinations of antifungal agents against the multiresistant pathogen Scopulariopsis brevicaulis
    Manuel Cuenca-Estrella
    Servicio de Micologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:2248-50. 2006
    ..Synergy was observed for some isolates and combinations, particularly with posaconazole-terbinafine (68% of strains), amphotericin B-caspofungin (60%), and posaconazole-caspofungin (48%)...
  32. pmc Use of a short fragment of the C-terminal E gene for detection and characterization of two new lineages of dengue virus 1 in India
    C Domingo
    Laboratorio de Arbovirus y Enfermedades Víricas Importadas, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Carretera Majadahonda Pozuelo Km 2, Majadahonda 28220, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1519-29. 2006
    ..We propose the use of this methodology as a tool for real-time epidemiological surveillance of dengue virus infections and their pathogenesis...
  33. pmc In vitro activities of three licensed antifungal agents against spanish clinical isolates of Aspergillus spp
    Alicia Gomez-Lopez
    Unidad de Micologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:3085-8. 2003
    ..37, and the itraconazole MIC was >4 micro g/ml for 12 (3.5%) isolates. The voriconazole MICs were also high for 8 of the 12 strains for which itraconazole MICs were high (voriconazole MIC range, 2 to 8 micro g/ml)...
  34. pmc Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, a fungal pathogen resistant to broad-spectrum antifungal agents
    Manuel Cuenca-Estrella
    Unidad de Micologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:2339-41. 2003
    ..Flucytosine and itraconazole were inactive in vitro, and MICs of amphotericin B, voriconazole, and terbinafine for all isolates were high, with geometric means of 13, 25.8, and 14.4 microg/ml, respectively...
  35. ncbi Increase in resistance to new fluoroquinolones from 1998 to 2001 in the Bacteroides fragilis group
    Jesús Oteo-Iglesias
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital de Mostoles, Mostoles, Madrid, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 50:1055-7. 2002
    ..A high prevalence of resistance to clindamycin, reaching 56% of recent isolates, was observed. A significant increase in resistance to new fluoroquinolones, from 0% in 1998 to 12% in 2001, was detected...
  36. ncbi Tuberculosis in Spain: epidemiological pattern and clinical practice
    M Diez
    Unidad de Investigación en Tuberculosis, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:295-300. 2002
    ..Thirteen Autonomous Regions in Spain...
  37. ncbi Present status of the detection of antifungal resistance: the perspective from both sides of the ocean
    M Cuenca-Estrella
    Servicio de Micrología, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 7:46-53. 2001
    ..Agar diffusion methods and other methods for susceptibility testing are cited. Finally, we discuss the data on correlation of the in vitro results with the in vivo activity...
  38. ncbi HIV--Leishmania infantum co-infection: humoral and cellular immune responses to the parasite after chemotherapy
    J Moreno
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Leishmaniasis, Research Unit in Tropical Medicine and International Health FIS ISCIII, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 94:328-32. 2000
    ..would explain the high frequency of relapses reported in these patients. The decreased levels of TGF-beta 1 could have an important role in the interaction between the 2 pathogens...
  39. ncbi Time trends in ovarian cancer mortality in Europe (1955-1993): effect of age, birth cohort and period of death
    P González-Diego
    Cancer Epidemiology Department, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 36:1816-24. 2000
    ....
  40. ncbi [Epidemiology of malignant tumors of the nervous system in Spain]
    M Ruiz-Tovar
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Neurol 29:889-91. 1999
    ..Increasing incidences or mortality rates from brain malignant tumors have been reported in several countries...
  41. ncbi [Epidemiological, clinical and prognostic aspects of subarachnoid hemorrhage in Segovia]
    M D Sevillano
    Seccion de Neurologia, Hospital General de Segovia, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Neurol 29:957-61. 1999
    ....
  42. ncbi [Report on the surgery for epilepsy]
    J González-Enríquez
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Neurol 29:680-92. 1999
    ..We review the clinical indications and outcomes of surgical procedures in epilepsy which is resistant to medical treatment and the current situation and future possibilities of carrying out surgery for epilepsy in Spain...
  43. ncbi Brain cancer incidence in the provinces of Zaragoza and Navarre (Spain): effect of age, period and birth cohort
    M Ruiz-Tovar
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    J Neurol Sci 164:93-9. 1999
    ..Increasingly generalised use of CT scanning and magnetic resonance in the 1980s in Spain, coupled with better and more effective health care access for the elderly, are factors that may well have some bearing on these findings...
  44. ncbi [Seroepidemiologic study of cytomegalovirus in childbearing age women in the community of Madrid]
    F de Ory
    Servicio de Microbiología Diagnóstica, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid
    Med Clin (Barc) 111:290-1. 1998
    ..The determination of seroprevalence against cytomegalovirus in women from the Autonomous Region of Madrid (Spain), and the study of risk factors associated with the infection...
  45. ncbi [Standards for the appropriate use of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and aortocoronary surgery]
    P Lazaro
    Unidad de Investigacion, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid
    Rev Esp Cardiol 51:689-715. 1998
    ..The objective of this study is to develop criteria for the appropriate use of coronary revascularization procedures in Spain...
  46. ncbi Identification of possible areas of high prevalence of Paget's disease of bone in Spain
    G Lopez-Abente
    Evironmental Epidemiology and Cancer Department, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:635-8. 2003
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  47. ncbi Antibiotic resistance and clinical significance of Haemophilus influenzae type f
    Jose Campos
    Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministry of Health, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 52:961-6. 2003
    ..We studied the antibiotic resistance patterns, plasmid carriage and clinical features of H. influenzae type f infections in Spain during 1996-2002...
  48. ncbi [Theoretical bases for the critical reading of neurological articles on diagnostic tests]
    P Martinez Martin
    Sección de Neuroepidemiología, Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Neurologia 18:39-45. 2003
    ..Moreover, the evaluation should include data about test utility, and explain risk-benefit balance for the patients in whom it is used...
  49. ncbi Increased influenza activity in Spain from mid-December 2004
    Salvador de Mateo
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid
    Euro Surveill 10:E050120.2. 2005
  50. pmc Efficacy and safety of balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures: a systematic review
    Carmen Bouza
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Agency for Health Technology Assessment, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Spine J 15:1050-67. 2006
    ..Better clinical research is required to determine the capacity of BK to avoid the functional and physiological sequelae of VCFs and to define the true role of the technique among the existing therapeutic options...
  51. ncbi Sensitivity of a modified version of the ARCHITECT Anti-HCV test in detecting samples with immunoblot-confirmed, low-level antibody to hepatitis C virus
    José M Echevarria
    Service of Diagnostic Microbiology, National Centre of Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, 28220 Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Virol 35:368-72. 2006
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  52. ncbi Growth deficiency, facial anomalies, and brachydactyly (Frías syndrome): a second family
    Maria Luisa Martinez-Frias
    Centro de Investigación sobre Anomalías Congénitas CIAC, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet A 137:288-91. 2005
    ..This supports autosomal dominant inheritance, as proposed by (Frías et al. [1975] BDOAS 11:30-33), although with variable expressivity...
  53. ncbi [Genotypic resistence in patients infected with HIV and its correlation with therapy]
    Jose M Eiros
    Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Facultad de Medicina, Valladolid, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 124:601-5. 2005
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  54. ncbi Dementia, stroke and Parkinson's disease in Spanish populations: a review of door-to-door prevalence surveys
    Jose Luis del Barrio
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, ES 28029 Madrid, Espana
    Neuroepidemiology 24:179-88. 2005
    ..Although differences in methodology make the interpretation of results problematic, the prevalence of stroke and vascular dementia in Spain seems to vary spatially, indicating a space for prevention...
  55. pmc New multiplex PCR for rapid detection of isoniazid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates
    Laura Herrera-León
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Laboratorio de Referencia de Micobacterias, 28820 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:144-7. 2005
    ..tuberculosis clinical isolates from Spain and other countries where a high frequency of similar mutations occur...
  56. ncbi Canine leishmaniasis
    Jorge Alvar
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Leishmaniasis, Servicio de Parasitologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Adv Parasitol 57:1-88. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi [Advances in the immunopathology of HIV infection]
    Jose Alcami
    Unidad de Inmunopatologia del Sida, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:486-96. 2004
    ..In this article the mechanisms involved in HIV infection and destruction of target cells and the immune response elicited by HIV are analysed. Finally, viral escape mechanisms to host immune response are considered...
  58. ncbi Mycobacterium canariasense sp. nov
    M Soledad Jimenez
    Laboratorio de Micobacterias, Servicio de Bacteriologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1729-34. 2004
    ..The name Mycobacterium canariasense sp. nov. is proposed for this novel opportunistic pathogen, which is most closely related to Mycobacterium diernhoferi. The type strain is 502329T (= CIP 107998T = CCUG 47953T)...
  59. ncbi [Malnutrition in anorexia nervosa: psychosomatic approach and multidisciplinary treatment]
    I Cabetas Hernández
    Sección de Seguimiento, Secretaria General, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Sinesio Delgado, 6, 28029 Madrid
    Nutr Hosp 19:225-8. 2004
    ..Less commonly, oedema or anaemia, despite the sufficient intake of iron and proteins. Sleep disorders and abandonment of normal activities have also been reported...
  60. ncbi [Evaluation of the impact of the heat wave in the summer of 2003 on mortality]
    Ferran Martínez Navarro
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Madrid, Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:250-8. 2004
    ..Alert and response systems based on monitoring of climate related risks, emergency rooms activity and mortality and the strengthening of social and health services response capacity should be considered...
  61. ncbi [Multilocus sequence typing: the molecular marker of the Internet era]
    Julio A Vazquez
    Laboratorio de Referencia de Neisserias, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:113-20. 2004
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  62. ncbi Moderate resistance to penicillin in Neisseria meningitidis
    J A Saez Nieto
    Servicio de Bacteriologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Microbiologia 13:337-42. 1997
    ....