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Plasma 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) levels and immune response.
For determination of whether plasma 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) pesticide levels (< or =1-32 ppb) are associated with immune suppression or DNA damage in lymphocytes, 302… Expand
Effects on the immune system associated with living near a pesticide dump site.
- M. Vine, L. Stein, +5 authors L. Backer
- Biology, Medicine
- Environmental health perspectives
- 1 December 2000
In this paper, we report results of the second phase of a larger study designed to evaluate the effects on the immune system of living near a Superfund site containing organochlorine pesticides,… Expand
Recurrent lesions in human Leishmania braziliensis infection—reactivation or reinfection?
Strains of Leishmania braziliensis subspecies isolated from initial and recurrent lesions in 24 patients from the Pacific coast of Colombia were examined for distinguishing polymorphisms by enzyme… Expand
Day care center attendance and diarrheal morbidity in Colombia.
This study was designed to determine whether day care center attendance was associated with increased risk of diarrheal disease among poor children in an urban, developing country setting. From July… Expand
Environmental chemical exposures and risk of herpes zoster.
This study investigated whether residence in Aberdeen, North Carolina, the location of the Aberdeen pesticides dumps site (a national priority list Superfund site containing organochlorine… Expand
Selection and use of vaccines for healthcare workers.
Exposure to multiple infectious agents with the potential for disease acquisition is a well-recognized risk for healthcare workers (HCWs) .1-15 Important infectious risks may be classified by their… Expand
Antibody response following measles-mumps-rubella vaccine under conditions of customary use.
A study of 301 children who had been immunized two to 19 months previously with measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine at 36 different sites in San Antonio, Tex, including physicians' offices and… Expand
Gender differences in response to the multitest CMI skin test in the general population.
BACKGROUND Previous studies of gender differences in response to the Multitest CMI skin test have produced conflicting results. OBJECTIVE To determine whether gender is associated with response to… Expand
Supplementary feeding in Colombian child-care centers and growth velocity.
Because of the widespread prevalence of malnutrition among children living in developing countries, supplementary feeding programs have become a widely endorsed strategy for promoting health and… Expand