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The new global map of human brucellosis.
The epidemiology of human brucellosis, the commonest zoonotic infection worldwide, has drastically changed over the past decade because of various sanitary, socioeconomic, and political reasons,Expand
Comparison of PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar: strengths and weaknesses
The evolution of the electronic age has led to the development of numerous medical databases on the World Wide Web, offering search facilities on a particular subject. Expand
Toxoplasmosis snapshots: global status of Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence and implications for pregnancy and congenital toxoplasmosis.
Toxoplasma gondii's importance for humans refers mainly to primary infection during pregnancy, resulting in abortion/stillbirth or congenital toxoplasmosis. The authors sought to evaluate the currentExpand
The globalization of leptospirosis: worldwide incidence trends.
OBJECTIVES Leptospirosis continues to be a significant zoonosis of the developing world. Globalization, in the context of international travel, particularly for recreational activities and militaryExpand
Worldwide Prevalence of Head Lice
To the Editor: Pediculosis capitis has been well-known since antiquity (1). Human infestation can result in psychological frustration for parents and children (2); furthermore, preventive andExpand
Perspectives for the Treatment of Brucellosis in the 21st Century: The Ioannina Recommendations
The authors provide evidence-based guidance on treating human brucellosis, and discuss the future clinical trials that would help address the controversies surrounding treatment.
Brucella as a biological weapon.
Brucella has traditionally been considered a biological weapon. It was the subject of extensive offensive research in the past, and still belongs to category B pathogens on most lists. Its propensityExpand
New global map of Crohn's disease: Genetic, environmental, and socioeconomic correlations
Abstract Seventy‐five years after the initial characterization of Crohn's disease (CD), much remains obscure about its etiology. The authors sought to evaluate the incidence trends of the last 25Expand
The changing Brucella ecology: novel reservoirs, new threats.
  • G. Pappas
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of antimicrobial agents
  • 1 November 2010
Brucellosis is a zoonosis that preceded humans but continues to cause significant medical, veterinary and socioeconomic problems, mainly because its overall burden remains underestimated andExpand
Autoimmune hepatitis in Italy: the Bologna experience.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Autoimmune hepatitis affects mainly women. It is subdivided into type 1 and type 2 according to the autoantibody profile and without immunosuppression usually evolves to cirrhosis andExpand