Monica Daigl Cattaneo

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BACKGROUND Solar drinking water disinfection (SODIS) is a low-cost, point-of-use water purification method that has been disseminated globally. Laboratory studies suggest that SODIS is highly efficacious in inactivating waterborne pathogens. Previous field studies provided limited evidence for its effectiveness in reducing diarrhoea. METHODS AND FINDINGS(More)
SUMMARY The October 2003 Cedar Fire in San Diego County was a tragedy involving 15 deaths, the burning of some 280 000 acres of land, the destruction of approximately 2227 homes, and costs of suppression near $30 million. It was the largest fire in California history. The data associated with the fire, however, do provide an opportunity to carry out(More)
BACKGROUND Intracellular antioxidant response to high glucose is mediated by Cu/Mn-superoxide dismutases (SOD-1/SOD-2), catalase (CAT) and glutathione peroxidases (GPx), particularly glutathione peroxidase-1 (GPx-1). Although oscillating glucose can induce a more deleterious effect than high glucose on endothelial cells, the mechanism by which oscillating(More)
SUMMARY The October 2003 Cedar Fire in San Diego County was a tragedy involving 15 deaths, the burning of some 280,000 acres of land, the destruction of approximately 2227 homes, and costs of suppression near $30 million. It was the largest fire in California history. The data associated with the fire however do provide an opportunity to carry out(More)
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