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Long-term effects of a nationwide control program on the seropositivity for Trypanosoma cruzi infection in young men from Argentina.
Unselected nationwide cohorts of Argentine men 18 years of age summoned for military service were tested for antibodies to Trypanosoma cruzi each year from 1981 to 1993. After an initial screeningExpand
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Decrease in the prevalence of infection by Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas' disease) in young men of Argentina.
In 1981, a total of 212,614 sera (including sera from virtually all Argentine males 18 years of age) were tested for antibodies to the Chagas’ disease agent, Trypanosoma cmzi. The results of theseExpand
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Brazilian Sepsis Epidemiological Study (BASES): preliminary results from first 439 patients
Severe sepsis is one of the major causes of mortality in intensive care units (ICUs) around the world. There are few epidemiological studies based on ACCP/SCCM consensus conference criteria. TheExpand
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BODY MASS INDEX (QUETELET) IN A NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE OF 88,861 18 YEAR OLD BOYS. ARGENTINA, 1987.
Body Mass Index (Quetelet) (BMI) (weight/height2) is widely used as indicator of nutritional status in children. This index was evaluated in 49% of the total national population of 18 year old boys,Expand
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HEIGHT AND WEIGHT OF 88.000 18 YEARS OLD ECRUITS: BASIS FOR A COUNTRY-WIDE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM IN ARGENTINA
Height and weight were measured in a standardized was in all 18 years old male recruits for the army during 1987. The sample represents approximately 50% of the total Argentine citizens at that age.Expand