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The first detection of Echinococcus multilocularis DNA in environmental fruit, vegetable, and mushroom samples using nested PCR
The aim of this study was to estimate the presence of Echinococcus multilocularis DNA in fruits, vegetables, and mushrooms in rural areas of Varmia-Masuria Province, Poland, which is the region withExpand
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Leishmaniasis among soldiers of stabilization forces in Iraq. Review article.
The results of studies concerning the incidence of leishmaniasis among soldiers of Stabilization Forces serving in Iraq in the years from 2003 to March 2004 are presented in this article, in theExpand
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Epidemiological and immunological reasons for pertussis vaccination in adolescents and adults
The resurgence of pertussis has been the subject of considerable debate. Hypotheses to explain increased reporting in developed countries have focused mainly on three aspects: (1) increasedExpand
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The epidemiological situation in Iraq.
This article presents information on the health condition of the Iraqi population as well as the situation of the country's health care and education system over the course of recent decades. AuthorExpand
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Respiratory tract infections in the military environment
Abstract Military personnel fighting in contemporary battlefields as well as those participating in combat training are at risk of contracting respiratory infections. Epidemiological studiesExpand
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Fresh fruits, vegetables and mushrooms as transmission vehicles for Echinococcus multilocularis in highly endemic areas of Poland: reply to concerns
Echinococcus multilocularis is a tapeworm that may cause alveolar echinococcosis (AE), one of the most dangerous parasitic zoonoses. As in the case of other foodborne diseases, unwashed fruits andExpand
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High altitude pulmonary edema in mountain climbers
Every year thousands of ski, trekking or climbing fans travel to the mountains where they stay at the altitude of more than 2500-3000m above sea level or climb mountain peaks, often exceedingExpand
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Medical support of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The system of medical support in the territory of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan is based on four levels of medical treatment. Level 4 is organized outside the war theatre, in theExpand
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Epidemiology of intestinal parasitic infections in school children in Ghazni Province, eastern Afghanistan
Objective: To estimate the prevalence of intestinal parasites and their species in Afghan school children and to establish appropriate treatment methods for detected pathogens. Methods:Expand
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Reasons for medical evacuation of soldiers serving in Iraqi Freedom Operation.
BACKGROUND This article presents the results of the authors' own studies concerning the evacuation of Polish soldiers serving in the Centre South Zone in Iraq during the Iraqi Freedom Operation. Expand
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