Elaine C Flores

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This study aimed to evaluate the association between chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and both structural and cognitive social capital in adult survivors of the 2007 earthquake in Pisco, Peru. Cognitive social capital measures trust, sense of belonging and interpersonal relationships in the community and structural social capital measures group(More)
Three hundred twenty-one pediatric patients were prospectively screened for intestinal parasites. Of the stool specimens, 49.5% were positive for ova or parasites. Positive stool specimens were significantly correlated with recent travel to Mexico by the patient or a household member. The incidence rate for Giardia lamblia was 20%, and it was 5% for both(More)
In Peru, a significant proportion of people tested for HIV and syphilis do not receive timely results. Our objective was to assess the institutional feasibility of implementing simultaneous HIV/syphilis point-of-care tests and client perceptions regarding these point-of-care tests. Point-of-care tests were implemented in a hospital consultation room in a(More)
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