Enriqueta Valdez

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OBJECTIVE To validate a version of the Food Security Scale (FSS) in communities located in Sierra de Manantlán, Jalisco. MATERIAL AND METHODS Using focus groups, the FSS was modified to fit the Mexican context. Subsequently, a survey was applied to women with pre-school aged children. The FSS was validated in correlation with a household food inventory(More)
Digestive diseases caused by flagellated bacteria are a huge public health problem worldwide and rapid detection methods are needed for contaminated environments. In this study, we propose a method to detect patterns associated with pathogens based on the properties of the innate immune system. Specifically, we use Toll-like receptor 5 (TLR5), a(More)
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