Isabelle Rios

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Paired serologic, entomologic, and environmental surveys were performed in two Puerto Rican communities, Salinas and Manatí, in summer and fall 1982. Paired samples on 434 persons in Salinas and 324 persons in Manatí showed recent dengue infection rates of 35% and 26%, respectively. Ae. aegypti larval indices were higher in Salinas than in Manatí but were(More)
BACKGROUND Errors in address geocodes may affect estimates of the effects of air pollution on health. OBJECTIVE We investigated the impact of four geocoding techniques on the association between urban air pollution estimated with a fine-scale (10 m × 10 m) dispersion model and lung function in adults. METHODS We measured forced expiratory volume in 1(More)
Two patients developed meningitis due to Flavobacterium meningosepticum. Because of resistance to most available antimicrobial agents, intravenous and intraventricular erythromycin was administered to one patient. Subsequent development of resistance to erythromycin prompted the use of intravenous and intraventricular rifamycin, which eventually resulted in(More)
This is the first study based on a planned and intensive sampling effort that describes the community composition and structure of the ground-dwelling arthropod assemblage of Península Valdés (Patagonia). It was carried out using pitfall traps, opened for two weeks during the summers of 2005, 2006 and 2007. A total of 28,111 individuals were caught.(More)
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