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Caring for children with Congenital Zika Syndrome: The unmet needs of mothers in Southern Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Global public health [Glob Public Health] 2022 Nov; Vol. 17 (11), pp. 2752-2763. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 11.

Abstract: ABSTRACT In Latin America, the Zika virus (ZIKV) epidemic of 2015-2016 resulted in children being born with a spectrum of neurological disorders called Congenital Zika Syndrome (CZS). Women are the primary caregivers of those children. The objective of...

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First molecular evidence of Coxiella burnetii in bats from Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Research in veterinary science [Res Vet Sci] 2022 Dec 05; Vol. 150, pp. 33-35. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 02.

Abstract: Coxiella burnetii is the etiologic agent of Q fever, a zoonotic infectious disease of worldwide distribution that has a wide clinical spectrum. Transmission of C. burnetii occurs by inhalation of contaminated secretions and excreta of infected animal s...

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Burden of disease of chronic pain in Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes research [Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res] 2022 Dec; Vol. 22 (8), pp. 1261-1267. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 25.

Abstract: Objectives: To assess the burden of disease of chronic pain in Colombia.Methods: We estimated disability adjusted life years (DALYs) attributable to chronic pain using Global Burden of Disease (GBD) method. We identified diagnostic codes related to chr...

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Presence of Spirometra mansoni, Causative Agent of Sparganosis, in South America.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Emerging infectious diseases [Emerg Infect Dis] 2022 Nov; Vol. 28 (11), pp. 2347-2350.

Abstract: We report molecular identification of an adult Spirometra mansoni tapeworm retrieved from a crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous) in Colombia, confirming presence of this parasite in South America. This tapeworm is the causative agent of human sparganosis,...

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Clinical patterns and risk factors in scleritis: a multicentric study in Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie [Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol] 2022 Dec; Vol. 260 (12), pp. 3957-3967. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 07.

Abstract: Purpose: This study aims to describe the clinical characteristics of scleritis in a large cohort of Colombian patients and identify factors associated with the clinical presentation.Methods: Retrospective case series of patients with scleritis from 201...

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First serological and molecular detection of Toxoplasma gondii in guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) used for human consumption in Nariño, Colombia, South America.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Veterinary parasitology, regional studies and reports [Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports] 2022 Nov; Vol. 36, pp. 100801. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 29.

Abstract: Consumption of undercooked meat is one of the main transmission routes for Toxoplasma gondii worldwide. In the South American Andes, the guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) is a domestic rodent representing one of the main sources of animal proteins for indig...

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Enzootic Trypanosoma cruzi infection by Rhodnius prolixus shows transmission to humans and dogs in Vichada, Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology [Front Cell Infect Microbiol] 2022 Oct 18; Vol. 12, pp. 999082. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 18 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Background: Rhodnius prolixus is considered the most relevant Trypanosoma cruzi vector in Colombia and Venezuela due it is responsible for domestic transmission in both countries. However, a wild population of this species is distributed in the eastern...

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Interrogating the transmission dynamics of Trypanosoma cruzi (Trypanosomatida, Trypanosomatidae) by Triatoma venosa (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) after the elimination of vector transmission by Rhodnius prolixus in Boyacá eastern Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology [Front Cell Infect Microbiol] 2022 Oct 06; Vol. 12, pp. 998202. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 06 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Chagas disease (CD) is a parasitic zoonosis (Trypanosoma cruzi) that is endemic in Colombia. Vector control of Rhodnius prolixus, the main domestic T. cruzi vector, has been achieved in a large part of the area with historically vector transmission of ...

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Emerging Tickborne Bacteria in Cattle from Colombia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Emerging infectious diseases [Emerg Infect Dis] 2022 Oct; Vol. 28 (10), pp. 2109-2111.

Abstract: Ehrlichia minasensis is a new pathogenic bacterial species that infects cattle, and Borrelia theileri causes bovine borreliosis. We detected E. minasensis and B. theileri DNA in cattle from southwestern Colombia by using PCR. E. minasensis and B. theil...

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Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health, daily and occupational activities among health professionals in Colombia: a national study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC psychiatry [BMC Psychiatry] 2022 Nov 04; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 682. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 04.

Abstract: Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has placed an unprecedented physical and mental burden on healthcare workers who are frequently at high risk of infection, particularly in low-income countries. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and associated ...

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