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Prevalence of vaginal infections with bacterial vaginosis, Trichomonas vaginalis and Candida albicans among pregnant women at the Port Moresby General Hospital Antenatal Clinic.
A clinico-sociodemographic and microbiological survey was carried out at the Port Moresby General Hospital Antenatal Clinic to determine the prevalences of bacterial vaginosis, Trichomonas vaginalisExpand
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Relationship between survival rates and numbers of natural teeth in an elderly Japanese population.
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to assess whether elderly people with 20 or more natural teeth were more likely to live longer than a cohort with less than 20 teeth. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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Gradients in periodontal status in Japanese employed males.
AIM The objective was to assess whether there was a social gradient in periodontal status by job classification in Japanese male workers. MATERIAL AND METHODS Study participants were 15,803Expand
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Meningitis caused by Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii and var. neoformans in Papua New Guinea.
Eleven cases of cryptococcal meningitis were diagnosed and biotyped from September 1991 to August 1992 in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Seven isolates were Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii fromExpand
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Surveillance of antibiotic susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the WHO western Pacific region 1992-4. WHO Western Pacific Region Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the establishment and outcomes of a regional programme of continuing long term surveillance of antibiotic susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae over the period 1992-4.Expand
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Behavioral factors to include in guidelines for lifelong oral healthiness: an observational study in Japanese adults
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to determine which behavioral factors to include in guidelines for the Japanese public to achieve an acceptable level of oral healthiness. The objective was toExpand
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Clinical manifestations of HIV infection in Melanesian adults.
By mid-1995, a total of 308 HIV cases had been reported in Papua New Guinea. The majority (74%) of these cases were diagnosed in Port Moresby. This article describes the clinical characteristics ofExpand
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[An oral health scoring system for promoting 8020 achievement in residents].
The present study was undertaken to develop a self-scoring system which can be used by a resident to check lifestyle. The oral health scoring system which we used in Tobishima village, Aichi-ken, wasExpand
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Development of an oral salutogenic checklist to promote lifelong oral health in Japanese adults.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the relative weights of each factor related to tooth retention identified in our previous study with an objective of developing a risk assessment tool thatExpand
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Salutogenic factors that may enhance lifelong oral health in an elderly Japanese population.
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to assess which factors affected the maintenance of more than 20 teeth in Japanese patients aged 80 years and older, using a life-course perspective. Expand
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