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Dirofilaria immitis is the causal agent of canine and feline cardiopulmonary dirofilariasis. Moreover, the existence of canine dirofilariasis implies a risk for human populations living in an endemic area in which, the parasite can cause pulmonary dirofilariasis. The Spanish epidemiological situation is not well understood, lacking data from many central(More)
The term intussusception refers to a spontaneous invagination of a portion of the intestine into another bowel loop. Its incidence is higher in children, but in adults it causes 1% to 5% of intestinal obstructions. The diagnosis of intussusception in the adult is difficult due to the variability of the symptoms. The condition may be chronic, intermittent,(More)
This paper reports rates of psychopathology in a population of 9- and 13-yr olds from a Spanish slum. Two cohorts of all the children born in 1989 and in 1993 and registered in the census of a municipality in 2001 were assessed over a 3-yr period with structured diagnostic interviews and functional measures. In the first year of the study 79 (53.7%)(More)
The adequate and rational drugs selection is considered one of the main objectives in Hospital scenarios. The drugs evaluation for their inclusion in the Hospital Pharmacy requires considering multiple evaluation aspects and criteria where different people are involved with different roles, valuations and preferences with the aim of analyzing a great number(More)
Undersampling is commonplace in biodiversity surveys of species-rich tropical assemblages in which rare taxa abound, with possible repercussions for our ability to implement surveys and monitoring programmes in a cost-effective way. We investigated the consequences of information loss due to species undersampling (missing subsets of species from the full(More)
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