Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health

Seroepidemiological trend of strongyloidiasis in the Bolivian Chaco (1987-2013) in the absence…

Objectives The prevalence of Strongyloides stercoralis infections is grossly underestimated because infections go mostly undetected, though they can persist for a lifetime due to the auto-infective cycle.

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Comparison of one commercial and two in-house Taqman multiplex real-time PCR assays for…

Objective Enteropathogenic, enterotoxigenic, and enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EPEC, ETEC, EAEC) are among the most frequent causes of diarrhea during travel or on military deployments.

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Adherence to PI-based 2nd line regimens in Cambodia is not simply a question of individual…

Objectives To investigate whether adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) can be explained not only by individual factors but also by healthcare facilities’ characteristics, among a sample of people living with HIV (PLWH) treated with PI-based regimens in Cambodia.

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Acute poisonings during pregnancy and in other non-pregnant women in emergency departments of…

Objective To characterise acute poisonings in pregnant and non-pregnant women treated at emergency departments of government hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, between 2010 and 2015.

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Factors associated with treatment-seeking for malaria in Madhya Pradesh

Objectives To determine household factors associated with treatment-seeking for malaria.

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12-month longitudinal parasitological assessment of lymphatic filariasis-positive individuals:…

Objective Mass drug Administration (MDA) for the control of Lymphatic filariasis (LF), in Ghana, started in the year 2000.

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Prevalence and causes of musculoskeletal impairment in Fundong District, North West Cameroon:…

Objectives Epidemiological data on musculoskeletal conditions such as degenerative joint diseases and bone fractures are lacking in low- and middle-income countries.

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Strongyloides stercoralis infection increases the likelihood to detect Trypanosoma cruzi DNA in…

Objectives In a previous study performed by our group, S.

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Comparison and functional characterization of peripheral blood mononuclear cells isolated from…

Objective The underlying problem in lymphatic filariasis is irreversible swelling of the limbs (lymphedema), which is a unique feature of lymphatic insufficiency.

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Diabetes Prevalence and its Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life in Tuberculosis Patients

Objective To determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM), assess its influence on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among TB patients.

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Epidemiological and clinical features of leptospirosis in a highly endemic area over three time…

Objectives To present the features of human leptospirosis over three time periods (1970-1975; 2000-2005; 2010-2015), to compare the collected data and determine whether the incidence, seasonal and spatial distribution, prevalence of presumptive infective serogroups and clinical features have changed over the last 50 years.

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Authorship in Pediatric Research Conducted in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Parity or…

Objectives Interest in global health has increased greatly in the past two decades.

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Assessment of Schistosomiasis and Soil-Transmitted Helminths prevalence in school-aged children…

Objective To determine the prevalence of schistosomiasis (SCH) and soil-transmitted helminths (STH) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and to assess the capacity of the local health centers for diagnosis and treatment.

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Critical interpretive synthesis of barriers and facilitators to TB treatment in immigrant…

Objective To systematically review qualitative literature of TB treatment experiences on immigrant populations of low-prevalence countries.

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