slovakia

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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 Influence of social support on health among gender and socio-economic groups of adolescents
    Andrea Geckova
    Institute of Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, PJ Safarik University, Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Eur J Public Health 13:44-50. 2003
  2. ncbi Spatial distribution of Dermacentor reticulatus tick in Slovakia in the beginning of the 21st century
    Eva Bullova
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Vet Parasitol 165:357-60. 2009
  3. ncbi Prevalence of permanent neonatal diabetes in Slovakia and successful replacement of insulin with sulfonylurea therapy in KCNJ11 and ABCC8 mutation carriers
    Juraj Stanik
    DIABGENE and Diabetes Research Laboratory, Institute of Experimental Endocrinology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Vlarska 3, SK 833 06 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1276-82. 2007
  4. ncbi Molecular evidence for Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus ticks from eastern Slovakia
    Marketa Derdakova
    Faculty of Medicine, P J Safarik University, Srobarova 2, 041 80 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:269-71. 2003
  5. ncbi Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Coxiella burnetii, Rickettsia spp., and Borrelia burgdorferi s. l. in Ticks, and wild-living animals in western and middle Slovakia
    Katarína Smetanová
    Institute of Virology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:312-5. 2006
  6. pmc Placental transfer of polychlorinated biphenyls, their hydroxylated metabolites and pentachlorophenol in pregnant women from eastern Slovakia
    June Soo Park
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Chemosphere 70:1676-84. 2008
  7. ncbi Prenatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposures in eastern Slovakia modify effects of social factors on birthweight
    Dean Sonneborn
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:202-13. 2008
  8. pmc Prenatal PCB exposure and thymus size at birth in neonates in Eastern Slovakia
    Hye Youn Park
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:104-9. 2008
  9. pmc Climate warming and tick-borne encephalitis, Slovakia
    Martin Lukan
    University of Zilina, Tatranska Javorina, Slovakia
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:524-6. 2010
  10. ncbi Seroprevalence of antibodies to Coxiella burnetii among employees of the Veterinary University in Kosice, eastern Slovakia
    Erik Dorko
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Srobarova 2, 041 80 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:119-24. 2008

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  1. ncbi Influence of social support on health among gender and socio-economic groups of adolescents
    Andrea Geckova
    Institute of Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, PJ Safarik University, Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Eur J Public Health 13:44-50. 2003
    ..The influence of social support on health was explored among gender and socio-economic groups with the aim of contributing to the explanation of socio-economic health differences among Slovak adolescents...
  2. ncbi Spatial distribution of Dermacentor reticulatus tick in Slovakia in the beginning of the 21st century
    Eva Bullova
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Vet Parasitol 165:357-60. 2009
    A new field survey monitoring the spatial distribution of Dermacentor (D.) reticulatus (Fabricius, 1794) tick in Slovakia was carried out in 2005-2008 in order to record changes in its distribution when compared to former studies...
  3. ncbi Prevalence of permanent neonatal diabetes in Slovakia and successful replacement of insulin with sulfonylurea therapy in KCNJ11 and ABCC8 mutation carriers
    Juraj Stanik
    DIABGENE and Diabetes Research Laboratory, Institute of Experimental Endocrinology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Vlarska 3, SK 833 06 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1276-82. 2007
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to identify the incidence of PNDM in Slovakia and to switch patients to sulfonylurea (SU) where applicable.
  4. ncbi Molecular evidence for Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus ticks from eastern Slovakia
    Marketa Derdakova
    Faculty of Medicine, P J Safarik University, Srobarova 2, 041 80 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:269-71. 2003
    Ixodes ricinus ticks (20 males, 20 females and 20 nymphs) collected in Kosice, Slovakia were examined for the presence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.) by PCR. 38...
  5. ncbi Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Coxiella burnetii, Rickettsia spp., and Borrelia burgdorferi s. l. in Ticks, and wild-living animals in western and middle Slovakia
    Katarína Smetanová
    Institute of Virology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:312-5. 2006
    ..reticulatus), small terrestrial mammals, and game were examined by PCR for the presence of tick-borne pathogens Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Coxiella burnetii, Rickettsia spp., and Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu lato...
  6. pmc Placental transfer of polychlorinated biphenyls, their hydroxylated metabolites and pentachlorophenol in pregnant women from eastern Slovakia
    June Soo Park
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Chemosphere 70:1676-84. 2008
    ..PCB metabolites (OH-PCBs), and pentachlorophenol (PCP) in blood serum, in a birth cohort from eastern Slovakia. During the period 2002-2004, cord blood specimens were collected in parallel with maternal specimens from women ..
  7. ncbi Prenatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposures in eastern Slovakia modify effects of social factors on birthweight
    Dean Sonneborn
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:202-13. 2008
    ..In eastern Slovakia, they were produced until 1985...
  8. pmc Prenatal PCB exposure and thymus size at birth in neonates in Eastern Slovakia
    Hye Youn Park
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:104-9. 2008
    ..The thymus is essential for the differentiation and maturation of T-cell lymphocytes...
  9. pmc Climate warming and tick-borne encephalitis, Slovakia
    Martin Lukan
    University of Zilina, Tatranska Javorina, Slovakia
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:524-6. 2010
    ..To investigate temporal trends in the altitude at which TBE cases occur in Slovakia, we analyzed the number of TBE cases during 1961-2004...
  10. ncbi Seroprevalence of antibodies to Coxiella burnetii among employees of the Veterinary University in Kosice, eastern Slovakia
    Erik Dorko
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Srobarova 2, 041 80 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:119-24. 2008
    ..Q fever is a profession-related disease and prevention of its spreading within the risk population groups requires observation of basic safety rules...
  11. ncbi Genetic diversity of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato isolates obtained from Ixodes ricinus ticks collected in Slovakia
    L Gern
    Institute of Zoology, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Eur J Epidemiol 15:665-9. 1999
    ..burgdorferi species among Ixodes ricinus adult ticks collected in an endemic area within Slovakia. We compared results of prevalence of B...
  12. ncbi Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with E200K mutation in Slovakia: characterization and development
    E Mitrova
    Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Acta Virol 46:31-9. 2002
    ..Except Slovakia and Israel, the recorded familial cases have never exceeded 10-15%...
  13. ncbi Case-control study of PCBs, other organochlorines and breast cancer in Eastern Slovakia
    Marian Pavuk
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Regional Campus, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, V8 112M, Dallas, Texas 75235 9128, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:267-75. 2003
    ..PCBs) and risk of breast cancer in an area of high environmental exposure in the Michalovce district of eastern Slovakia. Incident breast cancer cases from the Michalovce district diagnosed between May 1997 and May 1999 were recruited ..
  14. ncbi Incidence of trichothecenes and zearalenone in poultry feed mixtures from Slovakia
    Roman Labuda
    Department of Microbiology, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Nitra, Slovak Republic
    Int J Food Microbiol 105:19-25. 2005
    ..This is the first reported study dealing with zearalenone and trichothecene contamination of poultry mixed feeds from Slovakia.
  15. ncbi Incidence of fumonisins, moniliformin and Fusarium species in poultry feed mixtures from Slovakia
    Roman Labuda
    Department of Microbiology, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak Republic
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:81-6. 2005
    ..This is the first reported study dealing with fumonisin and moniliformin contamination of poultry feeds from Slovakia.
  16. ncbi Mutations in the CgPDR1 and CgERG11 genes in azole-resistant Candida glabrata clinical isolates from Slovakia
    Norbert Berila
    Department of Microbiology and Virology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, Mlynska dolina B 2, 84215 Bratislava 4, Slovak Republic
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 33:574-8. 2009
    ..The results demonstrate that decreased susceptibilities of C. glabrata clinical isolates to azole antifungals mainly results from gain-of-function mutations in the gene encoding the CgPdr1p transcription factor...
  17. ncbi The first finding of Echinococcus multilocularis in dogs in Slovakia: an emerging risk for spreading of infection
    D Antolová
    Parasitological Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Zoonoses Public Health 56:53-8. 2009
    ..multilocularis in dogs in the Slovak Republic that confirms substantial contribution of dogs to the transmission of the tapeworm in this territory and urges the necessity of prophylactic measures for dog owners...
  18. ncbi [Health and economic benefits of mandatory regular vaccination in Slovakia. IV. Measles, rubella and mumps]
    H Hudeckova
    Odbor epidemiológie, Státny zdravotný ústav, Martin
    Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 50:31-5. 2001
    The epidemiological situation as regards measles, rubella and mumps in Slovakia before vaccination and after its introduction in 1996, is analysed...
  19. ncbi Alternaria jesenskae sp. nov., a new species from Slovakia on Fumana procumbens (Cistaceae)
    Roman Labuda
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture, Tr A Hlinku 2, 949 71 Nitra, Slovak Republic
    Microbiol Res 163:208-14. 2008
    Alternaria jesenskae sp. nov. recovered from seeds of a shrubby perennial plant Fumana procumbens (Cistaceae) in Slovakia is described and illustrated...
  20. ncbi Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. OspA types in Ixodes ricinus ticks from selected localities in Slovakia and Poland
    Daniela Lencáková
    Max von Pettenkofer Institute, LMU Munich, National Reference Center for Borreliae, Pettenkoferstrasse 9a, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:108-18. 2006
    In this study, 746 questing Ixodes (I.) ricinus ticks from eastern Slovakia and 187 ticks from southern Poland were investigated for infection with Borrelia (B...
  21. ncbi Analysis of the structure of services provided in the healthcare facilities in long-term care in Slovakia
    M Lezovic
    Department of Health Policy and Health Economy, Faculty of Public Health, Slovak Medical University, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Bratisl Lek Listy 110:701-4. 2009
    ..Long-term care for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities present an urgent challenge around the world...
  22. ncbi Climate changes implicated for Dirofilaria dissemination in Slovakia
    Martina Miterpákovzá
    Parasitological Institute SAS, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Wiad Parazytol 55:429-31. 2009
    ..9%. The majority of infected dogs came from southern regions of Slovakia. In the regions of Trnava and Nitra 45.2% and 31.4% of the dogs surveyed were infected, respectively...
  23. ncbi In vitro effect of subinhibitory concentrations of antibiotics on biofilm formation by clinical strains of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolated in Slovakia
    J Majtan
    Department of Microbiology, Slovak Medical University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    J Appl Microbiol 104:1294-301. 2008
    ..Typhimurium) human clinical isolates and the effect of subinhibitory concentrations (sub-MICs) of gentamicin, ciprofloxacin and cefotaxime on biofilm formation and exopolysaccharides (EPS) production...
  24. ncbi Drug utilisation in outpatient children. A comparison among Tenerife, Valencia, and Barcelona (Spain), Toulouse (France), Sofia (Bulgaria), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Smolensk (Russia)
    E Sanz
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, 38071 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 60:127-34. 2004
    ..Scarce information about comparative diagnostic and therapeutic patterns in paediatric outpatients of different countries is found in the literature...
  25. ncbi No effect of CYP1B1 Val432Leu polymorphism on CYP1B1 messenger RNA levels in an organochlorine-exposed population in Slovakia
    Majorie B M van Duursen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:755-6. 2005
  26. pmc Q fever in Bulgaria and Slovakia
    V S Serbezov
    National Center of Infectious and Parasite Diseases, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:388-94. 1999
    ..Chronic forms of Q fever manifesting as endocarditis were also observed. In contrast, in Slovakia, Q fever does not pose a serious public health problem, and the chronic form of infection has not been found ..
  27. ncbi Otomycoses of candidal origin in eastern Slovakia
    E Dorko
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Safarik University, 041 80 Kosice, Slovakia
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 49:601-4. 2004
    ..14), Proteus mirabilis (3), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (3), Escherichia coli (1) and Haemophilus influenzae (1). The most frequent predisposing factors for otomycosis were swimming in public pools and/or bath, spa and diabetes mellitus...
  28. ncbi Incidence of autoantibodies against type I and type II interferons in a cohort of systemic lupus erythematosus patients in Slovakia
    Monika Slavikova
    Institute of Virology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 842 45 Bratislava, Slovakia
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 23:143-7. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that formation of autoantibodies could reflect humoral immune responses to increased spontaneous production of the respective IFN species in SLE patients...
  29. ncbi Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I in Slovakia: relevance of screening patients with autoimmune Addison's disease
    Ng weina F Magitta
    Institute for Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:705-9. 2008
    ..There is a wide variability in clinical phenotypes in patients with APS I, which makes the diagnosis a challenge...
  30. ncbi HER-2 [Ile655Val] polymorphism in association with breast cancer risk: a population-based case-control study in Slovakia
    P Zubor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Comenius University, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, 03659 Martin, Slovak Republic
    Neoplasma 53:49-55. 2006
    ..Ile655Val polymorphism of HER-2 gene was associated with a statistically significantly increased risk of breast cancer all above in homozygotes for Val allele...
  31. ncbi Smoking and some life-style changes in medical students--Slovakia, 1995-1999
    T Baska
    Institute of Epidemiology, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Sklabinska 26, 037 53 Martin, Slovak Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 9:147-9. 2001
    ..Beside this, other factors of life-style such as alcohol consumption, nutritional status [studied through body mass index (BMI)] and citrus consumption were studied...
  32. ncbi Higher prevalence of type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases in gypsies than in non-gypsies in Slovakia
    Barbora Vozarova de Courten
    Clinical Diabetes and Nutrition Section, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 4212 N, 16th Street, Rm 5 41, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 62:95-103. 2003
    ..Our aim was to determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases in Gypsies and non-Gypsies living in the same region of southern Slovakia.
  33. ncbi Growth responses to climate in a multi-species tree-ring network in the Western Carpathian Tatra Mountains, Poland and Slovakia
    Ulf Büntgen
    Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Zürcherstrasse 111, 8903 Birmensdorf, Switzerland
    Tree Physiol 27:689-702. 2007
    ..of 24 tree-ring width and four maximum latewood density chronologies from the greater Tatra region in Poland and Slovakia. This network comprises 1183 ring-width and 153 density measurement series from four conifer species (Picea abies ..
  34. ncbi Blood levels of natural antioxidants in gastric and colorectal precancerous lesions and cancers in Slovakia
    I Beno
    Research Institute of Nutrition, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Neoplasma 47:37-40. 2000
    ..Therefore, it is necessary to increase the general consumption of fruits and vegetables in Slovakia as a part of primary prevention of malignant diseases in these organs...
  35. ncbi To what extent does socioeconomic status explain differences in health between Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia?
    Peter Kolarcik
    Kosice Institute for Society and Health, P J Safarik University, Moyzesova 16, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
    Soc Sci Med 68:1279-84. 2009
    ..5) and non-Roma adolescents (N=722, mean age=14.9) living in eastern Slovakia. We gathered data on sociodemographic position, self-rated health (using the SF-36), the occurrence of accidents ..
  36. ncbi Incidence of various tick-borne microorganisms in rodents and ticks of central Slovakia
    E Spitalska
    Institute of Virology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Acta Virol 52:175-9. 2008
    ..infections in wild rodents and ticks collected from the vegetation of central Slovakia. The microorganisms were identified by PCR and sequencing...
  37. ncbi Arsenic exposure in Hungary, Romania and Slovakia
    Anna Lena Lindberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 8:203-8. 2006
    ..Exposure to arsenic from food, mainly as DMA, and cigarette smoke, mainly as inorganic arsenic, are major determinants of arsenic exposure at very low concentrations of arsenic in drinking water...
  38. pmc Polychlorinated biphenyls and their hydroxylated metabolites (OH-PCBS) in pregnant women from eastern Slovakia
    June Soo Park
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:20-7. 2007
    Our aim in the present study was to characterize and quantify the levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and specific polychlorobiphenylol (OH-PCB) metabolites in maternal sera from women delivering in eastern Slovakia.
  39. ncbi Saccharomyces bayanus var. uvarum in Tokaj wine-making of Slovakia and Hungary
    G I Naumov
    State Institute for Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms, I Dorozhnyi 1, Moscow 113545, Russia
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 59:727-30. 2002
    ..Along with identification of Saccharomyces strains isolated by E. Minárik in Slovakia, the composition of Tokaj populations in Hungary was studied...
  40. ncbi Serotypes, virulence genes, intimin types and PFGE profiles of Escherichia coli isolated from piglets with diarrhoea in Slovakia
    H Vu-Khac
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Food Hygiene and Technology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Komenskeho 73, Slovakia
    Vet J 174:176-87. 2007
    ..This is believed to be the first study describing the presence of intimin type xiB in E. coli of porcine origin...
  41. ncbi Anthropometry, nutrition status and thymic size of Gypsy newborns from southwestern Slovakia
    I Varga
    Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
    Bratisl Lek Listy 110:354-7. 2009
    Gypsy population represents a specific minority in Slovakia that differs from the majority population by its origin and genetic markers, as well as by generally lower social and economic status and lower hygienic standards of living...
  42. ncbi A whole population study of gastrointestinal stromal tumors in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
    P Brabec
    Institute of Biostatic and Analyses, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
    Neoplasma 56:459-64. 2009
    ..The registry helps in improving GIST diagnostics, knowledge about the properties and behaviour of tumors, communication among physicians, and, last but not least, therapeutical options and results...
  43. ncbi Seroprevalence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies among students of the Faculty of Medicine in Kosice (Slovakia)
    E Dorko
    Department of Epidemiology, Safarik University, Kosice, Slovakia
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 53:563-8. 2008
    ..8 and 73.2 %, respectively) or between males and females (74.0 and 74.7 %, respectively). Abs were detected more frequently in raw milk consumers (68.1 %) and in students who kept some animals (73.7 %)...
  44. ncbi Neospora caninum, potential cause of abortions in dairy cows: the current serological follow-up in Slovakia
    K Reiterová
    Parasitological Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Vet Parasitol 159:1-6. 2009
    ..n=716) and in cows without any reproduction problems (Control Group n=247) on large breeding farms from Eastern Slovakia. The overall mean seropositivity in PA Group (20.1%) was significantly higher (p<0...
  45. pmc Association of Borrelia garinii and B. valaisiana with songbirds in Slovakia
    Klára Hanincová
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2825-30. 2003
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to identify reservoir hosts of B. garinii and B. valaisiana in Slovakia. Songbirds were captured in a woodland near Bratislava and investigated for engorged ticks. Questing I...
  46. ncbi Prospective study of antibacterial susceptibility, risk factors and outcome of 157 episodes of Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia in 1999 in Slovakia
    J Koprnova
    Department of Public Health, School of Health, University of Trnava, Slovakia
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:891-5. 2001
    ..of Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia occurring in major university hospitals or tertiary care institutions in Slovakia during 1999 in order to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility, risk factors and outcome...
  47. ncbi The influence of temperature, relative humidity and rainfall on the occurrence of pollen allergens (Betula, Poaceae, Ambrosia artemisiifolia) in the atmosphere of Bratislava (Slovakia)
    J Bartková-Scevková
    Prírodovedecká fakulta Univerzity Komenského, Katedra ekosozológie, Mlynská dolina B2, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Int J Biometeorol 48:1-5. 2003
    ..to represent weeds. The taxons mentioned represent the most significant allergens in Slovakia. The concentration of pollen grains has been monitored by a Lanzoni volumetric pollen trap...
  48. ncbi Levels of PCBs and their metabolites in the serum of residents of a highly contaminated area in eastern Slovakia
    Lotta Hovander
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, SE 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3696-703. 2006
    ..that can be used as a basis for studies on the health of individuals residing in the Michalovce area of eastern Slovakia which is heavily contaminated by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)...
  49. ncbi Socioeconomic predictors of smoking behaviour among school-aged children, in the Slovakia
    D Marcinkova
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Care and Social Work, Trnava University, Slovakia
    Bratisl Lek Listy 110:345-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between smoking habits and socioeconomic determinants among adolescents...
  50. ncbi Epidemiology and therapeutic aspects of burn injuries in Slovakia (1993-2003)
    J Babik
    Department of Burns and Reconstructive Surgery, 1st Private Hospital Kosice Saca, Slovakia
    Acta Chir Plast 48:39-42. 2006
    The authors analyze the epidemiology and trend of thermal injuries in Slovakia since 1990. The article includes statistics from both of the burn injury workplaces in Bratislava and Kosice...
  51. ncbi Serum PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in Slovakia: age, gender, and residence as determinants of organochlorine concentrations
    Jan Petrik
    Department of Toxic Organic Pollutants, Slovak Medical University, Limbova 12, SK 83303 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Chemosphere 65:410-8. 2006
    ..beta-, gamma-HCH, HCB, p,p'-DDT and p,p'-DDE) in 2047 subjects from contaminated and background areas of eastern Slovakia. Data were collected in 2001 and analyzed by high-resolution gas chromatography with electron capture detection ..
  52. ncbi Prescribers' indications for drugs in childhood: a survey of five European countries (Spain, France, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Russia)
    Emilio J Sanz
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Acta Paediatr 94:1784-90. 2005
    ..Indication-based, in comparison to diagnoses-based, drug utilization studies in children are scarce in the literature...
  53. ncbi Socio-economic differences in health among Slovak adolescents
    Andrea M Geckova
    Institute of Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, P J Safarik University, Kosice
    Soz Praventivmed 49:26-35. 2004
    ..To explore socio-economic health differences among Slovak adolescents...
  54. ncbi Hepatozoon canis infection in Slovakia: imported or autochthonous?
    Viktoria Majlathova
    Parasitological Institute SAS, Kosice, Slovakia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:199-202. 2007
    ..samples of striated muscle tissue and five samples of heart tissue) that originated from the Michalovce district (Slovakia), an area with endemic occurrence of canine babesiosis were examined by PCR method using primers amplifying a ..
  55. ncbi Findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia--smoking initiation, prevalence of tobacco use and cessation
    Tibor Baska
    Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University Martin, Slovakia
    Soz Praventivmed 51:110-6. 2006
    To show selected findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) conducted in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
  56. ncbi Familial defective apolipoprotein B-100 in Slovakia: are differences in prevalence of familial defective apolipoprotein B-100 explained by ethnicity?
    Juraj Gasparovic
    Slovak Medical University, Limbova 12, Bratislava 833 03, Slovakia
    Atherosclerosis 194:e95-107. 2007
    ..with the phenotype of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and in the general population of 40-year-old subjects in Slovakia and to characterize their lipid and clinical criteria and to compare the frequency of FDB with other populations...
  57. ncbi PCDDs, PCDFs and dioxin-like PCBs in food of animal origin (Slovakia)
    Jana Chovancova
    Department of Toxic Organic Pollutants, Slovak Medical University, Limbova 12, SK 833 03 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Chemosphere 61:1305-11. 2005
    ..034 pg TEQ/g fresh weight for mono-ortho PCBs. The mean total concentration of PCDDs/PCDFs and dioxin-like PCBs in samples of infant milk formula imported from EU countries was 0.98 pg TEQ/g fat...
  58. ncbi Comparison of arsenic levels in fingernails with urinary As species as biomarkers of arsenic exposure in residents living close to a coal-burning power plant in Prievidza District, Slovakia
    Michael Wilhelm
    Department of Hygiene, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:89-98. 2005
    ..66 years) lived in the vicinity of a coal-burning power plant with high As emissions in the Prievidza District, Slovakia. Samples were taken in 1999 and 2000...
  59. ncbi Increasing trends of tobacco use in medical students in Slovakia--a reason for concern?
    Tibor Baska
    Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Martin, Slovak Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 15:29-32. 2007
    The article analyses changes in tobacco use in medical students in Slovakia in 1995, 1999 and 2004.
  60. ncbi Post-socialist forest disturbance in the Carpathian border region of Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine
    Tobias Kuemmerle
    Genomics Department, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany
    Ecol Appl 17:1279-95. 2007
    ..forest disturbance and to assess the effectiveness of protected areas in the border triangle of Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine, to better understand the role of broadscale political and socioeconomic factors...
  61. ncbi Cardiovascular risk factors in young Gypsy population
    M Krajcovicova-Kudlackova
    Research Base of the Slovak Medical University, Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Bratisl Lek Listy 105:256-9. 2004
    ..tab. 2, ref. 22.)...
  62. ncbi Environmental exposure to PCBs and cancer incidence in eastern Slovakia
    Marian Pavuk
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Dallas Regional Campus, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, V8 112M, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Chemosphere 54:1509-20. 2004
    ..biphenyl (PCB) congeners and three organochlorine pesticides in residents of two districts in eastern Slovakia, one with extensive environmental contamination from a former PCB production site (Michalovce) and the other ..
  63. pmc Borrelia lusitaniae and green lizards (Lacerta viridis), Karst Region, Slovakia
    Viktoria Majlathova
    Parasitological Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Kosice, Slovakia
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1895-901. 2006
    ..garinii was the dominant species, and B. lusitaniae represented 11.1%. The presence of B. lusitaniae in skin biopsy specimens and in ticks that had fed on green lizards implicates this species in the transmission cycle of B. lusitaniae...
  64. ncbi Health status among young people in Slovakia: comparisons on the basis of age, gender and education
    Maria Sleskova
    Institute of Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, PJ Safarik University, Moyzesova 16, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
    Soc Sci Med 61:2521-7. 2005
    This study examines the health status of young people in Slovakia. Six subjective health indicators (self-rated health, long-standing illness, vitality, mental health, long-term well-being over the last year and occurrence of health ..
  65. pmc Cytogeography of Pilosella officinarum (Compositae): altitudinal and longitudinal differences in ploidy level distribution in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and the general pattern in Europe
    Patrik Mráz
    Institute of Biology and Ecology, P J Safárik University Faculty of Science, Manesova 23, SK 041 54 Kosice, Slovakia
    Ann Bot 101:59-71. 2008
    ..data indicated a possible differentiation in the frequency of particular ploidy levels in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Therefore, detailed sampling and ploidy level analyses were assessed to reveal a boundary of common occurrence ..
  66. ncbi Novel and recurrent germline alterations in the MLH1 and MSH2 genes identified in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer patients in Slovakia
    K Zavodna
    Laboratory of Cancer Genetics, Cancer Research Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences, 833 91 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Neoplasma 53:269-76. 2006
    ..These and previous data indicate that the majority of germline point mutations and small deletions/insertions in HNPCC families in Slovakia affect the MLH1 locus.
  67. ncbi Novel MLH1 and MSH2 germline mutations in the first HNPCC families identified in Slovakia
    Zdena Bartosova
    Laboratory of Cancer Genetics, Cancer Research Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Hum Mutat 21:449. 2003
    ..677G>T [p.R226L]) was found in one kindred. The clinical data and the genotypic and phenotypic evaluation of the tumors indicate that all the new alterations are pathogenic HNPCC mutations...
  68. ncbi Environmental contamination with polychlorinated biphenyls in the area of their former manufacture in Slovakia
    A Kocan
    Department of Toxic Organic Pollutants, Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Chemosphere 43:595-600. 2001
    ..pollution as a consequence of the 25-year manufacture of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in eastern Slovakia was observed...
  69. ncbi Alkaptonuria in Slovakia: thirty-two years of research on phenotype and genotype
    Stefan Srsen
    Jessenius Medical Faculty, Comenius University, Thurzova 2, Martin SK 03601, Slovak Republic
    Mol Genet Metab 75:353-9. 2002
    Research on alkaptonuria (AKU; OMIM # 230500) in Slovakia started in 1968 by the Research Laboratory (later on the Institute) for Clinical Genetics at Martin...
  70. ncbi Using nested RT-PCR analyses to determine the prevalence of avian influenza viruses in passerines in western Slovakia, during summer 2007
    Paulina Gronesova
    Institute of Virology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:954-7. 2008
    ..of different AIV subtypes, was studied in migratory waterfowl and terrestrial birds caught in western Slovakia during summer 2007. Both oropharyngeal and cloacal swabs were collected...
  71. ncbi An ecologic study of nitrate in municipal drinking water and cancer incidence in Trnava District, Slovakia
    Gabriel Gulis
    Public Health Institute in Trnava, Limbova 6, Trnava, 917 09, Slovak Republic
    Environ Res 88:182-7. 2002
    ..017). There were no associations for kidney or bladder cancer. These ecologic data support the hypothesis that there is a positive association between nitrate in drinking water and non-Hodgkin lymphoma and colorectal cancer...
  72. pmc Exposure to hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls (OH-PCBs) in the prenatal period and subsequent neurodevelopment in eastern Slovakia
    Hye Youn Park
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1600-6. 2009
    ....
  73. ncbi Environmental arsenic exposure from a coal-burning power plant as a potential risk factor for nonmelanoma skin carcinoma: results from a case-control study in the district of Prievidza, Slovakia
    Beate Pesch
    Medical Institute for Environmental Hygiene at Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 155:798-809. 2002
    To investigate the risk of arsenic exposure from a coal-burning power plant in Slovakia on nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) development, a 1996-1999 population-based case-control study was conducted with 264 cases and 286 controls...
  74. ncbi A database of mitochondrial DNA hypervariable regions I and II sequences of individuals from Slovakia
    Ivan Lehocký
    Department of Forensic Biology and DNA Analyse, Institute of Forensic Science of Police Corps, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Forensic Sci Int Genet 2:e53-9. 2008
    ..two hypervariable regions (HV1 and HV2) of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) of 374 unrelated individuals from Slovakia were amplified and sequenced...
  75. ncbi Characterization of a new spotted fever group rickettsia detected in Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected in Slovakia
    Z Sekeyova
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, CNRS UPRES, Marseille, France
    J Med Entomol 37:707-13. 2000
    ..Ixodes ricinus Slovakia (IRS) 3 and IRS4 were identified in ticks collected in northeastern and southwestern Slovakia, respectively...
  76. ncbi Health status of Romanies (Gypsies) in the Slovak Republic and in the neighbouring countries
    E Ginter
    Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine, Limbova 14, SK 833 01 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Bratisl Lek Listy 102:479-84. 2001
    ..The aim of this review is to react to this notice with an analysis of present situation and with presentation of data of our epidemiological investigation on health status, nutrition and lifestyle of Romanies. (Fig. 4, Ref. 35.)..
  77. ncbi Higher anti-hepatitis B response with combined DTPw-HBV vaccine compared with separate administration in healthy infants at 3, 4 and 5 months of age in Slovakia
    V Prikazsky
    Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology, Poprad, Slovakia
    Int J Clin Pract 55:156-61. 2001
    ..Both vaccine regimens were well tolerated...
  78. ncbi Factors influencing the use of potentially inappropriate medication in older patients in Slovakia
    M Wawruch
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 33:381-92. 2008
    ..Although increasing attention has been given to the evaluation of use of potentially inappropriate medication in the older European Union (EU) member countries, information on this topic from Central and Eastern Europe is scarce...
  79. ncbi Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome in Slovakia
    Marián Mokán
    National Coordinating Centre, Department of Internal Medicine I, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Kollarova 2, Martin 036 59, Slovak Republic
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:238-42. 2008
    b>Slovakia is a country with high prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and coronary heart disease (CHD), but the reason of west-east gradient prevalence in Europe is not clear.
  80. ncbi Serum PCB concentrations in relation to locally produced food items in eastern Slovakia
    Dean Sonneborn
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8638, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:581-7. 2008
    ..During 2002-2004, women were recruited at delivery from two districts in eastern Slovakia: Michalovce with high PCB contamination from a chemical manufacturing plant, and Svidnik located 70 km to the ..
  81. ncbi Possible effects of environmental nitrates and toxic organochlorines on human thyroid in highly polluted areas in Slovakia
    Zofia Radikova
    Institute of Experimental Endocrinology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Thyroid 18:353-62. 2008
    ..pollution resulting from uncontrolled industrial and agricultural activities has occurred in several areas of Slovakia. So far, field surveys focused mainly on the thyroid have been conducted in one area polluted by nitrates and in ..
  82. ncbi Tick-borne encephalitis virus foci in Slovakia
    Milan Labuda
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Int J Med Microbiol 291:43-7. 2002
    ..and vertebrate hosts including humans over a period of 40 years resulted in the identification of the areas of Slovakia where TBE virus is endemic. These are concentrated to the western, southern, and eastern parts of the country...
  83. ncbi Socio-economic differences in health risk behaviour and attitudes towards health risk behaviour among Slovak adolescents
    Andrea Geckova
    Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, PJ Safarik University, Kosice
    Soz Praventivmed 47:233-9. 2002
    ..Socio-economic differences in the frequency of smoking, alcohol consumption, drug use, physical exercise, and attitudes toward smoking were explored in a sample of Slovak adolescents (1,370 boys, 1,246 girls, mean age 15 years)...
  84. ncbi Health needs of the Roma population in the Czech and Slovak Republics
    I Koupilova
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:1191-204. 2001
    ..There is a need for further research into the health of Roma people with particular emphasis on non-communicable disease and for interventions that would improve their health...
  85. pmc Association between arsenic exposure from a coal-burning power plant and urinary arsenic concentrations in Prievidza District, Slovakia
    Ulrich Ranft
    Institut für Umweltmedizinische Forschung an der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 111:889-94. 2003
    ..living in the vicinity of a coal-burning power plant with high arsenic emission in the Prievidza District, Slovakia, 548 spot urine samples were speciated for inorganic As (Asinorg), monomethylarsonic acid (MMA), dimethylarsinic ..
  86. ncbi [Isolation of highly divergent vaccine strains of polioviruses in Slovakia]
    J Pertinacová
    Státny fakultný zdravotný ústav hl mesta SR Bratislavy, Bratislava
    Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 53:22-4. 2004
    April 2003 was the first time in Slovakia, when the vaccine derived poliovirus Type 2 was isolated from waste water sampled from the waste water disposal plant in Vrakun, which collects most waste from Bratislava...
  87. ncbi Gypsy phenylketonuria: a point mutation of the phenylalanine hydroxylase gene in Gypsy families from Slovakia
    J Kalanin
    Third Department of Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Praha, Czech Republic
    Am J Med Genet 49:235-9. 1994
    ..We analyzed the PAH loci of 65 Gypsies originating from Eastern Slovakia by a combination of PCR amplification, direct sequencing and ASO hybridization...
  88. ncbi Self-reported health problems of Slovak adolescents
    A Geckova
    Faculty of Science, Department of Humanities, Roznava, Slovak Republic
    J Adolesc 24:635-45. 2001
    ..Our findings indicate that adolescence is not such a healthy period in human life as is often considered. The Slovak Republic, a Central European country, does not differ in this respect from Western European countries...
  89. ncbi Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band: first experience in Slovakia
    P Holeczy
    Surgical Department of Railway Hospital, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Obes Surg 9:198-201. 1999
    Until recently, surgery for obesity was not done in Slovakia. After preparation in workshops, the authors began to perform laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Their laparoscopic work is based on a 7-year experience in laparoscopy.
  90. ncbi Smoking habits in university students in Slovakia
    T Baska
    Institute of Epidemiology, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Sklabinska 26, 037 53 Martin, Slovak Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 8:245-8. 2000
    ..Goals of the study were mapping smoking habits and identifying other factors of life style including body mass index, alcohol and citrus fruit consumption in non-medical university students in Slovakia.
  91. ncbi Acid sphingomyelinase deficiency. Phenotype variability with prevalence of intermediate phenotype in a series of twenty-five Czech and Slovak patients. A multi-approach study
    H Pavlu-Pereira
    Institute of Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Inherit Metab Dis 28:203-27. 2005
    ..It appears more common in central Europe. The visceral, rapidly progressing early fatal type has been recognized rarely so far...
  92. ncbi Breast cancer mortality patterns and time trends in 10 new EU member states: mortality declining in young women, but still increasing in the elderly
    Jerzy E Tyczynski
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 112:1056-64. 2004
    ..Early detection and a shift toward more favorable stage distribution could have played the leading role for mortality decline in younger patients...
  93. ncbi Environmental tobacco smoke of youngsters in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia--findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS)
    Tibor Baska
    Institute of Public Health, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Martin, Slovakia
    Int J Public Health 52:62-6. 2007
    To present data on Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS), Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS), Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
  94. ncbi Retrospective, multicentric study of 180 children with cytochrome C oxidase deficiency
    Marek Böhm
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Pediatr Res 59:21-6. 2006
    ....
  95. pmc Blackbirds and song thrushes constitute a key reservoir of Borrelia garinii, the causative agent of borreliosis in Central Europe
    Veronika Taragel'ová
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:1289-93. 2008
    ..More than 90% of the infections were typed as Borrelia garinii and Borrelia valaisiana. We conclude that thrushes are key players in the maintenance of these spirochete species in this region of Central Europe...
  96. ncbi Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV-1 prevalence among five populations of women in the Czech and Slovak Republics
    K A Kacena
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 28:356-62. 2001
    ..and central Bohemia (n = 35), students from a northern Bohemian school (n = 217), and Gypsies from Jarovnice, Slovakia (n = 128)...
  97. ncbi Psychiatry in selected countries of Central and Eastern Europe: an overview of the current situation
    J Füredi
    First Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, National Institute of Psychiatry Budapest, Nyeki ut 10 12, 1021 Budapest, Bp Pf 50, Hungary
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:223-31. 2006
    To review the current status of psychiatry in selected countries of Central and Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.
  98. ncbi Eight novel ABCD1 gene mutations and three polymorphisms in patients with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy: The first polymorphism causing an amino acid exchange
    L Dvorakova
    Institute for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, First Faculty of Medicine and General Faculty Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Hum Mutat 18:52-60. 2001
    ..59 C/T in the 5'untranslated region and c.2019 C/T (F673F) in exon 10. The frequencies of these two polymorphisms, were 11/150 and 2/150 control alleles, respectively...
  99. ncbi Infant mortality in Central Europe: effects of transition
    Witold Zatonski
    The Maria Sklodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Gac Sanit 20:63-6. 2006
    ..the issue of infant mortality as an important health indicator, we systematically analyzed trends in infant mortality in five central and eastern European (CEE) countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia).
  100. ncbi Analysis of the beta-glucocerebrosidase gene in Czech and Slovak Gaucher patients: mutation profile and description of six novel mutant alleles
    K Hodanova
    Institute of Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Charles University, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Ke Karlovu 2 12000 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 25:287-98. 1999
    ..The absence of the mutation 84insG that is frequently associated with severe bone disease may have contributed to the low incidence of severe bone disease in Czech and Slovak Gaucher subjects...
  101. ncbi Novel mutations associated with metachromatic leukodystrophy: phenotype and expression studies in nine Czech and Slovak patients
    Linda Berna
    Institute of Inherited Metabolic Disorders, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Am J Med Genet A 129:277-81. 2004
    ..In contrast, the C156R substitution reduces arylsulphatase A only to 50% of wild type ASA activity. Since no other mutations were found in this patient, the contribution of this mutation to the development of disease remains unclear...

Research Grants10

  1. Finance and Mental Health Services Training in Czech Republic/Central Europe
    Richard M Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..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 economies, and b)..
  2. Coupled gating between intracellular calcium release ch*
    Andrew Marks; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Karol Ondrias (Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia)...
  3. International Substance Abuse Research Training Program
    ROBERT ALPERT ZUCKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..serve as the hub for links with other research centers in Poland, &with newly added sites in the Ukraine, Slovakia, &Latvia...
  4. Third Symposium Cell Volume & Signalling Regulation
    PETER LAUF; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This is third in a symposia series on the topic and originated in Smolenice, Slovakia (1997) and continued in Berlin, Germany (2000). As the first of its kind in the U.S...
  5. Pilot for a Multicenter Case-Control Study of Pancreatic Cancer in a High Risk r*
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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...
  6. M. tuberculosis Cell Wall Biogenesis; New Drugs; TB-HIV
    Patrick Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The research will be primarily carried out at Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences in Bratislava, Slovakia in collaboration with Katarina Mikusova, as an extension of the NIH grant A1-18357.
  7. PCBs and Otodevelopment in Eastern Slovakia
    Irva Hertz Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The site in eastern Slovakia is one of widespread environmental contamination and body burdens of PCB's are among the highest in the ..
  8. 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). ..
  9. International Lung Cancer Consortium: Pooled analysis o*
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..