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New Diet Quality Index of children and adolescents in Costa Rica
Nuevo Índice de Calidad de la Dieta de niños y adolescentes en Costa Rica
Introduction: There is an increasing interest in the study of indicators of the quality of the total diet through the study of food groups of certain dietary patterns. Objective: Analyze the diet of students of Costa Rica ...
Toxin B Variants from Clostridium difficile Strains VPI 10463 and NAP1/027 Share Similar Substrate Profile and Cellular Intoxication Kinetics but Use Different Host Cell Entry Factors
Clostridium difficile induces antibiotic-associated diarrhea due to the release of toxin A (TcdA) and toxin B (TcdB), the latter being its main virulence factor. The epidemic strain NAP1/027 has an increased virulence ...