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Urbanisation and infectious diseases in a globalised world
Summary The world is becoming urban. The UN predicts that the world's urban population will almost double from 3·3 billion in 2007 to 6·3 billion in 2050. Most of this increase will be inExpand
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Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies in Geneva, Switzerland (SEROCoV-POP): a population-based study
Summary Background Assessing the burden of COVID-19 on the basis of medically attended case numbers is suboptimal given its reliance on testing strategy, changing case definitions, and diseaseExpand
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Prevalence, Clinical Staging and Risk for Blood-Borne Transmission of Chagas Disease among Latin American Migrants in Geneva, Switzerland
Background Migration of Latin Americans to the USA, Canada and Europe has modified Chagas disease distribution, but data on imported cases and on risks of local transmission remain scarce. WeExpand
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Tolerance and safety of nifurtimox in patients with chronic chagas disease.
BACKGROUND Nifurtimox has been used to treat Chagas disease for 40 years, but tolerance and safety data in adults are scarce. We aimed to evaluate nifurtimox tolerance and safety in a cohort ofExpand
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Health problems among detainees in Switzerland: a study using the ICPC-2 classification
BackgroundLittle is known about the health status of prisoners in Switzerland. The aim of this study was to provide a detailed description of the health problems presented by detainees inExpand
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Hunger strike among detainees: guidance for good medical practice.
Hunger strike is a regularly reported problem in prison. Although clinical situations are rarely severe, hospitalisation is often considered. In consequence, it is not only physicians working inExpand
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Epidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis infection in Bolivian patients at high risk of complications
Background Strongyloidiasis can be fatal in immunocompromised patients, but few epidemiological studies investigated the burden of this neglected tropical disease among these populations,Expand
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Repeated seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies in a population-based sample from Geneva, Switzerland
Background: Assessing the burden of COVID-19 based on medically-attended case counts is suboptimal given its reliance on testing strategy, changing case definitions and the wide spectrum of diseaseExpand
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Blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections: a cross-sectional study in a Swiss prison
BackgroundIncarcerated people carry a high burden of infection, including blood-borne diseases (BBDs). It is also known that one million people contract a sexually transmitted infection (STI) everyExpand
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StrongNet: An International Network to Improve Diagnostics and Access to Treatment for Strongyloidiasis Control
Strongyloidiasis is a disease caused by an infection with a soil-transmitted helminth that affects, according to largely varying estimates, between 30 million and 370 million people worldwide [1,2].Expand
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