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Strain- and Dose-Dependent Reduction of Toxoplasma gondii Burden in Pigs Is Associated with Interferon-Gamma Production by CD8(+) Lymphocytes in a Heterologous Challenge Model.

in infected individuals. Therefore, effective preventive measures should be taken to decrease the risk of infection in humans. Although human toxoplasmosis is predominantly foodborne by ingestion of ...

Health crisis due to infectious and communicable diseases: European preparedness and response tools in an international context

living, globalisation, extensive travelling and the migration of millions of people around the world may be contributing to increased health risks. Certainly, health crises today are proving highly complex. ...

Prenatal diagnosis and prevention of toxoplasmosis in pregnant women in Northern Vietnam: study protocol.

in place, and only few studies have assessed the prevalence and importance of this zoonotic parasite infection. In addition, no studies have been conducted to assess the risk factors associated with ...

Innate signaling by mycolate esters of the cell wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and relevance for development of adjuvants for subunit vaccines

socioeconomic conditions, the increased incidence of drug-resistant M.tuberculosis strains and the co-infection with HIV (a major risk factor for development of TB). Currently only one vaccine is available against TB, the ...

Income-related inequality in smoking cessation among adult patients with cardiovascular disease: a 5-year follow-up of an angiography intervention in Luxembourg.

was income and the covariates were sex, age, nationality, marital status, diagnosis, body mass, physical activity, and awareness of tobacco as a cardiovascular (CV) risk factor. In the other model, the ...

HPV-based cervical cancer screening- facts, fiction, and misperceptions.

be multiple choices for integrated screening programs and implementation may differ depending on risk perception, healthcare funds, assay costs, and available infrastructure, among other factors, in ...

The ADVANCE Code of Conduct for collaborative vaccine studies.

Vaccine, Volume 35, Issue 15, p.1844-1855 (2017) Abstract: Lessons learnt from the 2009 (H1N1) flu pandemic highlighted factors limiting the capacity to collect European data on vaccine exposure, safety and ...

Public health risk of antimicrobial resistance transfer from companion animals.

objective of this review is to summarize the current knowledge on the use and indications for antimicrobials in companion animals, drug-resistant bacteria of concern among companion animals, risk factors for ...

Outbreak investigations and molecular characterization of foot-and-mouth disease viruses circulating in south-west Niger.

(i) to identify Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) strains currently circulating in cattle herds, and (ii) to identify risk factors associated with Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)-seropositive animals in ...

Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and Francisella tularensis Infections in Belgium: Results of Three Population-Based Samples.

tularensis Humans Lyme Disease Male middle aged Risk Factors Seroepidemiologic Studies Tularemia Abstract: To estimate the seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb), Anaplasma phagocytophilum (Ap), and ...

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