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Public health implications of low birth weight
The present paper interpets the significance of anthropometric data of newborns from a typical Indian village of Guatemala and from the general population of Costa Rica. A good correlation exists between a deficient fetal ...
Secretory antibody directed against rotavirus in human milk—measurement by means of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
(The Journal of Peditrics: 93(6): 916-921. 1978, 1978-12)
Human milk contains antibodies to a variety of enteropathic agents. We utilized the method of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to investigate anti-rotavirus secretory IgA in 113 human milk and colostral specimens from a ...
Systems Analysis in Nutrition and Health Planning: Approximate Model Relating Birth Weight and Age to Risk of Deficient Growth
Análisis de sistemas en la planificación de salud y nutrición: un modelo aproximado que relaciona peso al nacer y edad, con riesgo de crecimiento deficiente
This paper summarizes the initial phase of an effort to develop semiquantitative methods for nutrition and health planning. The general approach is to utilize the methods of systems analysis and operations research where ...
Infections and infectious diseases in a malnourished population: a long-term prospective field study
The importance of infectious disease and its role in the shaping of the history of mankind has been recognized since Biblical times. Pestilences were recorded in many classical books, while most religions developed ...
Giardiasis: Impact on child growth
Chronic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract may impair physical growth during infancy and childhood. Growth retardation has been particularly well documented in children with Crohn's disease and coeliac disease in which ...
Viral infections during pregnancy and in early life
There is evidence that fetal antigenic stimulation and intrauterine infection is much more frequent in developing rural populations than in industrialized societies. A similar contrast is observed for postnatal intestinal ...
Infección en la mujer embrazada y su influencia en el producto de la concepción
(Aspectos Perinatales del Parto Prematuro. Althabe, O. y R. Schwarcz (editores), El Ateneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pp. 199-213, 1978, 1978)
La mujer embarazada está sujeta a una serie de cambios de tipo nutricional, bioquímico, metabólico y endocrinológico. Durante el embarazo, estos procesos pueden permanecer sin alteración o bien ser aumentados o suprimidos ...
Infection and Low Birth Weight in a Developing Country
A Study in an Indian Village of Guatemala
Infection and Low Birth Weight in a Developing Country A Study in an Indian Village of Guatemala
(Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(5):558-561, 1975)
The causes of fetal growth retardation and premature delivery are not well defined. Although diet, smoking, maternal weight and height, and social class can be correlated with the size of the fetus, the relative contribution ...
(Diseases of children in the Subtropics and Tropics. Jelliffe DB, Stanfield JP, ed. 3d edition. London, Edward Arnold, 1978. p. 492-498, 1978)
Shigecllosis is an infectious disease caused by Shigellae, which are bacilli with capacity to invade the mucosa of the colon and less frequently the ileum. The disease occurs spora-dically and in epidemics with mild to ...
Natural history of rotavirus infection in the children of Santa Maria Cauque
(Prog Food Nutr Sci 7 p. 167-177, 1983)
A prospective observation of 45 cohort children from birth to three years of age permitted the collection of 5689 weekly stool specimens, along with frequent morbidity, dietary and growth data. Specimens tested by the ...