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UNLABELLED The authors present the results of retroprospective clinical and laboratory diagnosis on toxocariasis cases hospitalized in the Paediatric Diseases Clinic of Iaşi, between January 2005-June 2008. MATERIAL AND METHOD The study included a number of 228 children. RESULTS The most frequent clinical manifestation was pulmonary symptoms 80.70%:(More)
MATERIAL AND METHOD The studies have been carried out in 855 males and females aged over 20 years belonging to the general population and health care profession included in the European Sero-Epidemiology Network (ESEN) Programme aimed at assessing the population immune background against hepatitis B virus. The serological markers, represented by HBsAg,(More)
Authors present the first laboratory and epidemiological results which reveal the circulation in a population of protozoan Blastocystis hominis and its implication in the determinations of some gastrointestinal troubles, with fever, diarrhea and constipation, intense intestinal meteorism, associated with abdominal pain and cramps. Out of the 3106(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of study was to assess road traffic injuries in relation with their localisation and severity. MATERIAL AND METHODS A sample of 3521 patients suffering from road traffic injuries and assisted in "Sf. Ioan" Emergency Unit, Iaşi, Romania was assess regarding age group, sex and residence area, type of lesions and ther localisation and(More)
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)
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)
THE AIM OF STUDY To assess some risk factors and their involvement in female breast tumours etiology. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was performed on a sample of 67 patients registered with breast tumours, at family phisicians' offices from Iasi, Romania. RESULTS Some risk factors were defined such as: nuliparity (20.8%) and first pregnancy after age 30(More)
UNLABELLED Multifactorial disease, osteoporosis manifests as a "silent epidemics" characterized by the aggregation of the risk factors, the distribution of which has regional peculiarities. AIM To determine the demographic, anthropometric, and life style-related factors in relation with T score obtained by measurement of bone mineral density, and the(More)