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UNLABELLED The aim of the current study was to examine the relationship between asthma and toxocariasis. MATERIAL AND METHODS We have studied 76 patients with asthma and 88 controls (without asthma) aged 5-16 years. An ELISA test based on the detection of anti-Toxocara canis (E/S antigen) serum immunoglobulin G (IgG) and E (IgE) was done in both groups.(More)
  • A Ivan, L L Indrei
  • 2000
In the interval 1994-1999, in Australia, Malaysia and Singapore, epizootic and epidemiological episodes of meningoencephalitis and severe acute respiratory syndromes were reported. Highly lethal in horses, swine and humans, the episodes were proved to be caused by the "new" viruses Hendra (HeV) and Nipah (NiV). At the same time three "new" viral agents have(More)
  • A Ivan, R Duda
  • 1976
Observations on "excess mortality" from influenza, carried out in the Moldavia area between 1957 and 1973, are presented in the paper. They made it possible to assess in time and space as well as in severity the knowledge on influenza epidemics. "Excess mortality" proved to be a valuable indicator of increase in influenza mortality, especially, on the(More)
The epidemiological, clinical and laboratory data of influenza and other respiratory diseases recorded during the epidemic season 1993-1994, as they resulted from the comparative analysis of the cases reported weekly and those recorded through the "sentinel" collectivities method, are presented. The findings at admissions to the Infectious Diseases(More)
UNLABELLED The purpose of the current study was to examine the relationship between past and current intestinal helminth infections, and asthma, allergic rhino-conjunctivitis, and atopic dermatitis. MATERIAL AND METHOD The study was performed on 84 patients aged 2-18 years with a mean of 9.31 +/- 3.75 years. Helminth infection was determined by stool(More)
The complex epidemiological process of arboviral and arenaviral diseases, their dependence on a multitudine of etiologic agents, the risk of severe manifestations, absence of a specific treatment and difficulties in preparing the vaccines, place these diseases among those of high concern at national and international level. The multidisciplinary(More)
The results of epidemiological observations on the evolution of viral hepatitis in the Iaşi district in the interval 1971-1990 are presented. A mean morbidity of 251.2 cases/100,000 inhabitants, this being in most years under the national mean, was found. In 75.9% of all cases the infections caused by hepatitis viruses affected the age-groups 1-14 years,(More)