Agust́ın Ibáñez

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BACKGROUND Between January 1993 and December 2003, 19 patients with familial prion diseases due to the D178N mutation were referred to the regional epidemiological registry for spongiform encephalopathies in the Basque Country in Spain, a small community of some 2,100,000 inhabitants. METHODS Ten further patients belonging to the same pedigrees were(More)
AIMS To study the persistence of Legionella over time in different disinfected facilities and analysing whether failures in bacterial eradication could be the result of a decrease in the susceptibility of the persistent strains to subsequent treatments. METHODS AND RESULTS A long-term environmental surveillance was carried out in three different(More)
OBJECTIVE Drug interactions are the cause of serious adverse reactions, the incidence and morbi-mortality of which are not yet well established. The aim of this study is to carry out an initial estimate of drug interactions in an internal medicine service and to look at any factors associated with their appearance. METHOD A prospective study was carried(More)
Participants Indigenous origin was determined by participants identifying themselves with the Mapuche ethnic group, and by having a Mapuche last name. The nonindigenous participants were people that did not identify themselves with any Chilean ethnic group and did not come from indigenous families. Age differences were controlled in both groups (t = 0.4487,(More)
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