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Imported malaria in an area in southern Madrid, 2005-2008
BackgroundIn Spain, malaria cases are mostly due to migrants and travellers returning from endemic areas. The objective of this work was to describe the malaria cases diagnosed at the Severo OchoaExpand
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Tick species and tick-borne infections identified in population from a rural area of Spain.
To determine the tick species that bite humans in the province of Soria (Spain) and ascertain the tick-borne pathogens that threaten people's health in that province, 185 tick specimens wereExpand
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Application of real-time PCR for the detection of Strongyloides spp. in clinical samples in a reference center in Spain.
Strongyloidiasis is one of the major intestinal helminthic infections in humans with a worldwide distribution, affecting especially tropical and subtropical regions. This disease can occur withoutExpand
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Epidemiological characteristics of dogs with Lyme borreliosis in the province of Soria (Spain)
From the point of view of the human disease, dogs are the most important animal reservoir of Lyme borreliosis; therefore, they are used as ‘sentinel animals’. In order to know the epidemiologicalExpand
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Urethritis caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C.
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[HIV infection in the adult: epidemiological changes over 25 years (1983-2008) in an area of the Community of Madrid].
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiological characteristics and evolution of a cohort of HIV-infected patients in Madrid (Spain) over a period of 25 years. METHODS Longitudinal, prospective, cohortExpand
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Comparative efficacy of seven selective media for isolating Campylobacter jejuni.
Diarrheal stools from 263 patients were inoculated on seven selective media: Butzler selective medium, Blaser medium, Skirrow blood agar, Preston campylobacter selective medium, Preston campylobacterExpand
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Evaluation of four enrichment media for isolation of Campylobacter jejuni.
Diarrheal stool specimens were inoculated into the following media: alkaline peptone water (APW), Bruce-Zochowsky medium (BZ), Campylobacter enrichment broth (CEB), Campy-thio broth (CT), and SkirrowExpand
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Recovery of Campylobacter from human faeces stored at 4 degrees C.
Six hundred and thirteen fresh diarrhoeal faeces were inoculated on Skirrow blood agar (SK), on Preston blood free agar (PBF), and in Campy-thioglycolate broth (CT). After 24 h of storage at 4Expand
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